Harry Lauter

Harry Lauter

Highest Rated: 77% Escape From the Planet of the Apes (1971)

Lowest Rated: 56% It Came From Beneath the Sea (1955)

Birthday: Jun 19, 1914

Birthplace: White Plains, New York, USA

With a career of over 40 years, actor Harry Lauter boasts the remarkable total of nearly 300 films to his credit. Beginning in 1948 he worked consistently on several projects a year, building a reputation as a reliable supporting actor who was particularly suited to Westerns and adventure films. His career began to pick up in the '50s with the rise of TV serials. In 1951 he joined the casts of "The Adventures of Kit Carson" and "The Range Rider," playing a variety of parts. In addition, he made consistent appearances on "Buffalo Bill, Jr." and the iconic Western show "The Lone Ranger." His most successful collaboration was with Western legend Gene Autry. Lauter began appearing on "The Gene Autry Show" in 1950 and in many of Autry's films, such as "Valley of Fire," "Whirlwind," and "Apache Country." His greatest contribution to the genre came as Ranger Clay Morgan on "Tales of the Texas Rangers," a series that ran from 1955 to 1958. Outside of Westerns, Lauter also appeared on the crime drama "Waterfront." In addition to his impressive television work, he continued to make films, though he stuck mostly with Westerns and adventures, most notably 1958's crime drama "The Cry Baby Killer," co-starring a young Jack Nicholson. In the '60s, Lauter made several appearances on "Tarzan" and "Death Valley Days."

Highest rated movies

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Superbeast Stewart Victor (Character) - 1972
77% 53% Escape From the Planet of the Apes General Winthrop (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet 37% Barquero Steele (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet 38% Ambush Bay Cpl. Alvin Ross (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Convict Stage Ben Lattmore (Character) - 1965
No Score Yet 25% Posse From Hell Russell (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Louisiana Hussy Clay Lanier (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Date With Death Lt. George Caddell (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet 18% The Gunfight at Dodge City City Marshal Ed Masterson (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Toughest Gun in Tombstone Joe Barger (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Badge of Marshal Brennan Dr. Steve Hale M.D. (Character) - 1957
60% 39% Jet Pilot Sergeant (uncredited) (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Raiders of Old California Lt. Scott Johnson (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 31% The Oklahoman Grant (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 33% Hellcats of the Navy Lt. Wes Barton (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 24% The Werewolf Deputy Ben Clovey (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dig That Uranium Ron Haskell (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Miami Expose Det. Tim Grogan (Character) - 1956
73% 55% Earth vs. the Flying Saucers Cutting, Generator technician (uncredited) (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Outlaw Treasure Jesse James (Character) - 1955
56% 39% It Came From Beneath the Sea Deputy Bill Nash (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tale of Gold Dave Tucker (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 28% Creature With the Atom Brain Reporter 1 (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Apache Ambush Bailey (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Gypsy Moon Atlasan (Character) - 1954
67% 72% Crime Wave Roadblock Officer (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Return to Treasure Island Parker (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Trader Tom of the China Seas Tom Rogers (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Yankee Pasha Dick Bailey (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Target, Sea of China Tom Rogers (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dragonfly Squadron Capt. Vedders (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fighting Lawman Al Clark (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sea Tiger Randall (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet Apache Country Dave Kilrain (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet 33% Talk About a Stranger Clarence (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet 29% This Woman Is Dangerous Trooper (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet Whirlwind Wade Trimble (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet Valley of Fire Tod Rawlings (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Kid From Amarillo Tom Mallory (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lorna Doone Calvin Oates Jr. (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hills of Utah Henchman Evan Fox (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet Experiment Alcatraz Richard `'Dick'` McKenna (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Great Dan Patch Bud Ransome (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bandit King of Texas Trem Turner (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alimony Doctor (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tucson George Reeves Jr. (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Incident Bill (Character) - 1948

TV

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No Score Yet No Score Yet The Blue Knight Unknown (Guest Star) 1975-1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cannon Milt Bogan (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alias Smith and Jones Unknown (Guest Star) 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet The High Chaparral Unknown (Guest Star) 1970
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Big Valley Unknown (Guest Star) 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Death Valley Days Jess Hixon (Character) 1967-1969 1963 1959-1961 1953-1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gunsmoke Martin Nagle (Guest Star) 1967-1968 1963-1965 1960-1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mannix Sergeant (Guest Star) 1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cimarron Strip Unknown (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
1967-1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tarzan Curt Grayson (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Beverly Hillbillies Unknown (Guest Star) 1967 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Iron Horse Unknown (Guest Star) 1966-1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. First Cop (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Green Hornet Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Laredo Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Daktari Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hogan's Heroes Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rawhide Unknown (Guest Star) 1962-1965 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Favorite Martian Unknown (Guest Star) 1964-1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lassie Sheriff (Guest Star) 1965 1960
90% 73% Gilligan's Island Maj. Adams (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet Unknown (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason Chris Hearn (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Laramie Luke Vail (Guest Star) 1959-1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rifleman Unknown (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cheyenne Unknown (Guest Star) 1962 1960 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1961-1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bronco Unknown (Guest Star) 1961 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet 77 Sunset Strip Duke (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Deputy Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stagecoach West Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Have Gun -- Will Travel Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Marshal Dillon Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bat Masterson Sheriff Conners (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Zane Grey Theater Unknown (Character) 1960 1957-1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Men Into Space Jimmy Manx (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Northwest Passage Unknown (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Trackdown Walt Graves (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tales of Wells Fargo Henry Wilson (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Silent Service Dealey (Character) 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Annie Oakley Unknown (Guest Star) 1954-1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lone Ranger Unknown (Guest Star) 1955-1956 1953 1949-1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp Dave Pollack (Guest Star) 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Screen Directors Playhouse Unknown (Character) 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Adventures of Champion Unknown (Guest Star) 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Gene Autry Show Rick Carson (Guest Star) 1950-1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet King of the Carnival Bert King (Character) 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Roy Rogers Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1954-1955 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet Adventures of Kit Carson Unknown (Guest Star) 1951-1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hopalong Cassidy Unknown (Guest Star) 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Letter to Loretta Unknown (Character) 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Biff Baker U.S.A. George Carlton (Guest Star) 1953

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