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Richard Hale

Highest Rated:   100% Kim (1951)
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A onetime opera singer, wizened, glowering American character actor Richard Hale spent most of his screen time playing small-town sourpusses. Many of his movie appearances were small and unbilled: he enjoyed larger assignments as outlaw patriarch Basserman in Preston Sturges' The Beautiful Blonde of Bashful Bend (1949), the Soothsayer in Julius Caesar (1953), and the father of the retarded Boo Radley (Robert Duvall) in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962). He also showed up with regularity on television, often cast as a taciturn farmer or hard-hearted banker on the many western series of the 1950s and 1960s. One of Hale's showier parts was in the Oscar-winning All The King's Men, as the father of the girl killed in an auto accident caused by the drunken son (John Derek) of demagogic Willie Stark (Broderick Crawford), his character name: Richard Hale.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Deadly Intent
  • Restaurant Extra
1989
No Score Yet Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins (Rafferty and the Highway Hustlers)
  • Jesus Freak
1975
No Score Yet One Little Indian
  • Actor
1973
No Score Yet Scandalous John
  • Old Indian
1971
91% To Kill A Mockingbird
  • Mr. Radley
1962
No Score Yet Tower of London
  • Tyrus
1962
No Score Yet Sergeants 3
  • White Eagle
1962
86% Ben-Hur
  • Gaspar
1959
No Score Yet Short Cut to Hell
  • A.T.
1957
88% Friendly Persuasion
  • Elder Purdy
1956
No Score Yet Jupiter's Darling
  • Auctioneer
1955
75% Moonfleet
  • Starkill
1955
No Score Yet Red Garters
  • Dr. J. Pott Troy
1954
No Score Yet Passion
  • Don Domingo
1954
95% Julius Caesar
  • Soothsayer
1953
No Score Yet Springfield Rifle
  • Gen. Henry W. Halleck
1952
No Score Yet The Man with a Cloak
  • Durand
1952
No Score Yet The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima
  • Father Ferreira
1952
No Score Yet Scaramouche
  • Perigore
1952
No Score Yet The Unknown Man
  • Eddie Caraway
1951
No Score Yet Soldiers Three
  • Govind-Lal
1951
No Score Yet Inside straight
  • Undertaker
1951
100% Kim
  • Hassan Bey
1951
No Score Yet Flame of Araby
  • King Chandra
1951
No Score Yet Convicted
  • Judge
1950
97% All the King's Men
  • Hale
1949
71% The Beautiful Blonde From Bashful Bend
  • Mr. Basserman
1949
No Score Yet The Devil's Mask
  • Curator Raymond Halliday
1946
No Score Yet Badman's Territory
  • Ben Wade
1946
No Score Yet A Thousand and One Nights
  • Kofir, the Sorcerer
1945
No Score Yet Counter-Attack (One Against Seven)
  • Gen. Kalinev
1945
No Score Yet None Shall Escape
  • Rabbi Levin
1944
No Score Yet Knickerbocker Holiday
  • Tammany
1944

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