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John Hart

Highest Rated: 94% The Ten Commandments (1956)

Lowest Rated: 10% The Sandpiper (1965)

Birthday: Dec 13, 1917

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

Broad-shouldered leading man John Hart was signed to a standard contract by Paramount in 1938. He appeared in a few "B"s like Tip-Off Girls (1938) and King of Alcatraz (1938) before his option was permitted to lapse. Returning to Hollywood after World War II, Hart worked as a journeyman actor in low-budget films: his biggest assignment of the late 1940s was the title role in the Columbia serial Jack Armstrong (1947). When Clayton Moore left the Lone Ranger TV series during a salary dispute in 1952, Hart was hired to play the Masked Rider of the Plains in 26 Ranger episodes. The replacement did not go unnoticed, and soon fans were demanding the return of Moore. Five years later, Hart co-starred with Lon Chaney Jr. in the Canadian-filmed syndicated TVer Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans. He spent the next two decades essaying small roles in films and TV shows and also worked prolifically as a voice-over artist. John Hart came back into the spotlight when the Wrather Corporation produced the 1981 theatrical feature Legend of the Lone Ranger; while Clayton Moore was once more on the "outs" with Wrather, the white-haired, virile Hart was available to play the key supporting role of Lucas Stryker (an inside joke: one of the principal writers of the Lone Ranger radio series was Fran Stryker).

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Dueling Guitars 1: Paul Bollenback and John Hart Actor 2008
No Score Yet Well-Founded Concerns Actor 2008
No Score Yet Just Another Story Executive Producer 2003
80% The Color Purple Mailman 1985
No Score Yet The Legend of the Lone Ranger Lucas Striker 1981
No Score Yet Invisible Strangler Harbormaster 1981
No Score Yet John Hus Actor 1977
No Score Yet The Gemini Affair Bob 1975
No Score Yet Santee Actor 1974
No Score Yet Blackenstein (Black Frankenstein)(Return of Blackenstein) Dr. Stein 1973
No Score Yet Simon, King of the Witches Doctor 1971
No Score Yet The Phynx Himself 1970
No Score Yet Riot on Sunset Strip Pritchard 1967
88% Kill, Baby, Kill (Operazione paura) (Curse of the Living Dead) (Don't Walk in the Park) Screenwriter 1966
No Score Yet Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title Screenwriter 1966
85% The Cincinnati Kid Poker Player 1965
No Score Yet 36 Hours Perkins 1965
10% The Sandpiper Trooper 1965
No Score Yet Day of the Nightmare Actor 1965
No Score Yet Captain Newman, M.D. Officer 1963
No Score Yet Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol Actor 1962
No Score Yet Billy Rose's Jumbo Marshal 1962
No Score Yet Seddok, l'Erede di Satana (Atom Age Vampire) Screenwriter 1960
No Score Yet Noose for a Gunman Barker 1960
68% The Shaggy Dog Police Broadcaster 1959
No Score Yet Inside the Mafia Police Sergeant 1959
No Score Yet Diary of a High School Bride Policeman 1959
94% The Ten Commandments Cretan Ambassador 1956
No Score Yet The Man Who Loved Redheads Sergei 1955
No Score Yet The Longhorn Moresby 1951
No Score Yet Warpath Sgt. Plennert 1951
No Score Yet Fury of the Congo Guard 1951
No Score Yet Champagne for Caesar Executive 1950
No Score Yet The Fighting Redhead Faro 1950
No Score Yet Cowboy and the Prizefighter Palmer 1950
No Score Yet Jack Armstrong: The All-American Boy Jack Armstrong 1947
No Score Yet North West Mounted Police Constable Norman 1940
No Score Yet Daughter of Shanghai Sailor 1937


No Score Yet The Lone Ranger
Lone Ranger The Lone Ranger 2019
No Score Yet Happy Days
Lone Ranger 1982
No Score Yet Perry Mason
Dion Jameson Selff 1965
No Score Yet Leave It to Beaver
Construction Worker Troop #21 Scoutmaster Forest Ranger 1962
No Score Yet I Love Lucy
Jim Stevens Lifeguard Tom Henderson 1955


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