|Died||October 1, 2004 75) (aged|
Malibu, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||Stanford University|
|Occupation||Actor: The Everglades , The Rounders , Lassie "(Coors Western Outdoorsman (TV Series)"|
Ronald G. Hayes (February 26, 1929 – October 1, 2004) was an American television actor who, as an activist in the environmental movement, worked for the establishment of the first Earth Day, observed on April 22, 1970. He was a member of the Sierra Club and a founder of the ecological interest group Wilderness World.
On television, Hayes guest starred in Bat Masterson , in a recurring role as Wyatt Earp (1959 to 1961) and again as Jeremy French (1960). He also played a blinded U.S. Army captain in an episode of Don't Call Me Charlie! (1962),[ citation needed ] and he also co-starred in the ABC Western comedy The Rounders (1966) and portrayed Lincoln Vail in the syndicated adventure series The Everglades (1961). Hayes also guest starred in one episode of the High Chaparral and two episodes of Death Valley Days as the Editor of the newspaper reporting Custer's Last Stand and the Devil's Bar.
Bat Masterson is an American Western television series which was a fictionalized account of the life of real-life marshal/gambler/dandy Bat Masterson. The title character was played by Gene Barry, and the half-hour black-and-white series ran on NBC from 1958 to 1961. The show was produced by Ziv Television Productions. "Bat" is a nickname for Masterson's first name, Bartholemew, although in a 1961 episode "No Amnesty For Death" he says his name is William Barkley Masterson.
John Robert Anderson was an American character actor who performed in hundreds of stage, film, and television productions during a career that spanned over four decades.
Hugh O'Brian was an American actor and humanitarian, best known for his starring roles in the ABC Western television series The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961) and the NBC action television series Search (1972–1973). His notable films included the adaptation of Agatha Christie's Ten Little Indians (1965); he also had a notable supporting role in John Wayne's last film, The Shootist (1976).
Gene Barry was an American stage, screen, and television actor. Barry is best remembered for his leading roles in the films The Atomic City (1952) and The War of The Worlds (1953) and for his portrayal of the title characters in the TV series Bat Masterson and Burke's Law, among many roles.
Joan Freeman is an American retired actress.
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp is the first Western television series written for adults, premiering four days before Gunsmoke on September 6, 1955. Two weeks later came the Clint Walker western Cheyenne. The series is loosely based on the life of frontier marshal Wyatt Earp. The half-hour, black-and-white program aired for six seasons on ABC from 1955 to 1961, with Hugh O'Brian in the title role.
Don Haggerty was an American actor of film and television. Before he began appearing in films in 1947, Haggerty was a Brown University athlete and served in the United States military.
Charles Carlton Maxwell was an American character actor and producer who worked primarily in television.
Thomas Morgan Woodward was an American actor who is best known for his recurring role as Marvin "Punk" Anderson on the television soap opera Dallas and for his portrayal of Boss Godfrey, the sunglasses-wearing "man with no eyes", in the 1967 film Cool Hand Luke. On TV, he was a familiar guest star on cowboy shows. On the long-running Western Gunsmoke, he played 16 different characters in 19 episodes, the most such appearances of any actor on the show. He also had a recurring role on The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp.
Joe Turkel is an American character actor.
Margaret Ann Knudsen was an American character actress.
Edward John "Ed" Masterson was a lawman and the oldest brother of the American West gunfighters Bat Masterson and James Masterson.
Gary Vinson was an American actor who appeared in significant roles in three television series of the 1960s: The Roaring 20s, McHale's Navy, and Pistols 'n' Petticoats.
Ronald R. Foster was an American actor.
Lane Bradford was an American actor, who appeared inmore than 250 films and television series between 1940 and 1973, specializing in supporting "tough-guy" roles predominantly in Westerns but also in more contemporary crime dramas such as Dragnet, The Fugitive, and Hawaii Five-O.
Jonathan Hole was an American actor whose entertainment career covered five genres over 50 years. From his early days on the vaudeville stage and in legitimate theater, through radio, television and feature-length films that took his career up to the 1990s, Hole created a variety of characters in hundreds of roles.
Mason Alan Dinehart is an American business consultant and retired actor best known for his role as a youthful Bat Masterson in 34 episodes between 1955 and 1959 of the ABC/Desilu television series The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, starring Hugh O'Brian in the title role of the frontier marshal Wyatt Earp. He is also known as Mason Alan Dinehart III, Alan Dinehart III, and Mase Dinehart.
Raymond C. Boyle, credited as Ray Boyle or Dirk London, is an American actor known principally for his sporadic role as Morgan Earp, the brother of Wyatt Earp in fifteen episodes of the ABC/Desilu Productions western television series, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, starring Hugh O'Brian in the title role. Boyle's episodes began with "The Assassins" in 1956 and ended with "The Outlaws Cry Murder" in 1961.
Jimmy Noel was a Haverhill, Massachusetts-born actor and stuntman who appeared in hundreds of largely uncredited roles in film and television between 1949 and 1975. He appeared 202 times on CBS's western series, Gunsmoke, starring James Arness, and in 144 episodes of the ABC/Desilu production, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, with Hugh O'Brian in the title role of deputy Marshal Wyatt Earp. Buddy Roosevelt made similar appearances in sixty-five Wyatt Earp episodes. On Gunsmoke, Noel also served as a stand-in and stuntman for Milburn Stone.
Wyatt Earp was an American Old West lawman and gambler in Cochise County, Arizona Territory, and a deputy marshal in Tombstone, Arizona Territory.