Hank Worden

Biography

Date of Birth 23 July 1901, Rolfe, Iowa, USA Date of Death 6 December 1992, Los Angeles, California, USA (natural causes) Birth Name Norton Earl Worden Height 6' 1½" (1.87 m) Raised on a cattle ranch in Montana. Educated at Stanford and the University of Nevada as an engineer. Washed out as an Army pilot. Toured the country in rodeos as a saddle bronc rider. Broke his neck in a horsefall in his 20s, but didn't know it until his 40s. Chosen along with Tex Ritter from a rodeo at Madison Square Garden in New York to appear in the Broadway play "Green Grow the Lilacs", the play from which the musical "Oklahoma" was later derived. Drove a cab in New York, then worked on dude ranches as a wrangler and as a guide on the Bright Angel trail of the Grand Canyon. Recommended by Billie Burke to several movie producers. Became friends with John Wayne, Howard Hawks, and later John Ford, all of whom provided him with much work. Survived by adopted daughter Dawn Henry.

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Cahill U.S. Marshal

Albert, Valentine Stationmaster

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Scream

John

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Streets of Laredo

Texas Ranger (uncredited)

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Hondo and the Apaches

One of Gallagher's Mine Workers (uncredited)

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Space Rage

Old codger

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Ärger in Cactus Creek

Townsman

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UFOria

Colonel

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Spoilers of the Forest

Pat Casey

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The Quiet gun

Sampson

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Bullwhip

Tex

Starring In
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Almost an Angel

Pop

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Once Upon a Texas Train

Old Timer (as Hank Warden)

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Runaway Train

Old Con (as Norton E. 'Hank' Warden)

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Space Rage

Old codger

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The Ice Pirates

Elderly Jason

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UFOria

Colonel

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Soggy Bottom U.S.A.

Old Geezer

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Please Don't Eat the Babies

Gramps Jebediah

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Hammett

Pool Room Attendant

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Scream

John

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Bronco Billy

Station Mechanic

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Every Which Way But Loose

Trailer Court Manager

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Big Wednesday

Shopping Cart

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Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Old Lonely Hearts Club Band

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They Went That-A-Way & That-A-Way

Butch Collins

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Smokey and the Bandit

Trucker (uncredited)

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Which Way Is Up?

The Flunky

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The Hanged Man

Ab Wickes

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Cahill U.S. Marshal

Albert, Valentine Stationmaster

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Old Home Guardsman (uncredited)

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Big Jake

Hank

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Zachariah

Old Cowboy (uncredited)

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Chisum

Stationmaster Elwood

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True Grit

R. Ryan - Undertaker (uncredited)

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Hondo and the Apaches

One of Gallagher's Mine Workers (uncredited)

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Good Times

'Kid'

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McLintock!

Curly Fletcher

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Petticoat Junction

Roy Turlock / ... (6 episodes, 1966-1968)

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The Music Man

Undertaker (uncredited)

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One-Eyed Jacks

Doc

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The Alamo

Parson

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Sergeant Rutledge

Laredo (uncredited)

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The Horse Soldiers

Deacon Clump

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Bullwhip

Tex

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The Buckskin Lady

Lon

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The Quiet gun

Sampson

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Spoilers of the Forest

Pat Casey

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Dragoon Wells Massacre

Hopi Charlie

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Forty Guns

Marshal John Chisum

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Accused of Murder

Les Fuller

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Davy Crockett And The River Pirates

Fiddler (archive footage)

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The Searchers

Mose Harper

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Meet Me in Las Vegas

Joe (uncredited)

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The Indian Fighter

Crazy Bear / Guardhouse Keeper

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Ma and Pa Kettle at Home

Indian (uncredited)

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The Outcast

Bartender (uncredited)

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Powder River

Joe (uncredited)

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Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation

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Crime Wave

Sweeney - Airport Maintenance Manager (uncredited)

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The Lawless Breed

Kansas City Barfly (uncredited)

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The Big Sky

Poordevil

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Comin' Round the Mountain

Target Judge

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The Man with a Cloak

First Carriage Driver (uncredited)

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Ein Fremder kam nach Arizona

Johnny-Behind-the-Stove

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Wagon Master

Luke Clegg

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Ärger in Cactus Creek

Townsman

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Frenchie

Mr. Grady (uncredited)

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Hellfire

Witness (uncredited)

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Red Canyon

Charley (uncredited)

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Streets of Laredo

Texas Ranger (uncredited)

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The Fighting Kentuckian

Abner Todd (uncredited)

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Yellow Sky

Rancher, Bank Customer (uncredited)

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3 Godfathers

Deputy Curly

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Red River

Simms Reeves

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Man from Texas

Minor Role (uncredited)

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Fort Apache

Southern Recruit

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Whispering Smith

Murray's Ranchhand (uncredited)

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The Sea of Grass

Bill, Salt Fork Townsman (uncredited)

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The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty

Western Character (uncredited)

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Angel and the Badman

Townsman (uncredited)

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Undercurrent

Telegram Delivery Man (uncredited)

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Duel in the Sun

Dance- Floor Cowboy (uncredited)

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The Bullfighters

Mr. McCoy (uncredited)

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Lumberjack

Lumberjack (uncredited)

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So Proudly We Hail

Soldier on Troop Ship (uncredited)

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A Lady Takes a Chance

Waiter (uncredited)

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Flesh and Fantasy

Circus Spectator (uncredited)

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Jack London

New Year's Eve Party Extra (uncredited)

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Just Off Broadway

Comedian in Wings (uncredited)

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Cowboy Serenade

Opie (uncredited)

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Dude Cowboy

Man with Toothache (uncredited)

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The Little Foxes

Loafer at Train Station (uncredited)

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Brigham Young

Mormon Cheering Porter (uncredited)

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The Range Busters

Cowhand (uncredited)

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Beyond Tomorrow

Hospital Visitor (uncredited)

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Northwest Passage

Ranger Tying Oars (uncredited)

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Cross-Country Romance

Wedding Witness (uncredited)

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Timber Stampede

Photographer (uncredited)

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Reno

Townsman (uncredited)

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The Night Riders

Rancher (uncredited)

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The Cowboy and the Lady

Cowhand Leonard (uncredited)

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Rollin' Plains

Squint (uncredited)

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Frontier Town

Henchman Buck (uncredited)

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Sing, Cowboy, Sing

Henchman (as Heber Snow)

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Tex Rides with the Boy Scouts

Henchman (uncredited)

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The Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen

Deputy (as Heber Snow)

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Trouble In Texas

Hank a Dancer (uncredited)

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Hittin' the Trail

Sidekick Hank (as Heber Snow)

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Come and Get It

Lumberjack (uncredited)

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Ghost-Town Gold

Mr. Crabtree (uncredited)

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Barbary Coast

Barfly / Townsman (uncredited)

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