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Mike Ragan (1918–1995)

Los Angeles-born Holly Bane (who later changed his name to the more macho-sounding Mike Ragan) didn't start out to be an actor--he wanted to be a big-band musician. That didn't work out for him, unfortunately, so he wound up getting a job as an office boy at MGM at age 15. From there he worked his way into the makeup department, working on such ... See full bio »

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 1973 The Outfit
Hotel Doorman (uncredited)
 1968 Three Guns for Texas
Jonesy
 1968 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Stage Driver
- The Night of the Death Masks (1968) ... Stage Driver
 1967 Iron Horse (TV Series)
Cantley
- The Prisoners (1967) ... Cantley
 1967 Good Times
Cardplaying Deputy in Saloon (uncredited)
 1959-1967 Bonanza (TV Series)
Townsman / Burkhart / Charlie / ...
- The Deed and the Dilemma (1967) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Reluctant Rebel (1965) ... Burkhart
- Patchwork Man (1965) ... Charlie
- The Flannel-Mouth Gun (1965) ... Colby (uncredited)
 1965-1966 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Butcher / Leader
- The Symbol (1966) ... Butcher
- The Aaron Burr Story (1965) ... Leader (as Michael Ragan)
 1963-1966 The Virginian (TV Series)
Burt / Stable Man / Townsman in Laramie / ...
- Dead-Eye Dick (1966) ... Burt (uncredited)
- Farewell to Honesty (1965) ... Stable Man
- Lost Yesterday (1965) ... Townsman in Laramie
- The Girl from Yesterday (1964) ... Avery
- The Drifter (1964) ... Shorty
 1966 Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round
Cop at Airport (uncredited)
 1965-1966 Laredo (TV Series)
Collins / Jonesy / Hawks
- A Double Shot of Nepenthe (1966) ... Collins
- No Bugles, One Drum (1966) ... Jonesy
- A Matter of Policy (1965) ... Hawks
 1966 The Monroes (TV Series)
Luke
- Ride with Terror (1966) ... Luke (as Michael Ragan)
 1966 Nevada Smith
Customer (uncredited)
 1966 Gunpoint
Zack
 1966 Batman (TV Series)
Cowboy
- Holy Rat Race (1966) ... Cowboy
 1966 The Legend of Jesse James (TV Series)
Prisoner
- Benjamin Bates (1966) ... Prisoner
 1966 The Rare Breed
Barker (uncredited)
 1965 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series)
Mine Foreman
- Incident at Dry Creek (1965) ... Mine Foreman
 1965 Combat! (TV Series)
Pvt. Walsh
- 9 Place Vendee (1965) ... Pvt. Walsh
 1965 Dark Intruder
Plainclothesman (as Holly Bane)
 1965 The Munsters (TV Series)
The First Ranger
- Grandpa's Call of the Wild (1965) ... The First Ranger
 1962-1964 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Henchman / Frank
- Chicken (1964) ... Henchman (uncredited)
- The Search (1962) ... Frank
 1964 Viva Las Vegas
Casino Patron (uncredited)
 1959-1964 Rawhide (TV Series)
Cpl. Rokka / Eddie Cornelius / Pete / ...
- Incident at Gila Flats (1964) ... Cpl. Rokka
- Incident at El Crucero (1963) ... Eddie Cornelius
- Incident of the Gallows Tree (1963) ... Pete
- Incident of the 13th Man (1959) ... Clem Jackson
 1963 4 for Texas
Zack's Henchman (uncredited)
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Bartender
- Good-Bye, George (1963) ... Bartender
 1962 What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Police Officer (uncredited)
 1962 Saints and Sinners (TV Series)
Sgt. O'Donald
- Judgement in Jazz Alley (1962) ... Sgt. O'Donald
 1962 Stagecoach to Dancers' Rock
Ben Wade
 1958-1962 Bronco (TV Series)
Caldwell / Walt / Bartender
- Moment of Doubt (1962) ... Caldwell
- Prairie Skipper (1959) ... Walt
- The Turning Point (1958) ... Bartender (uncredited)
 1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
- Seeds of April (1962)
 1961 Frontier Circus (TV Series)
First Bill Poster
- The Smallest Target (1961) ... First Bill Poster
 1961 Two Faces West (TV Series)
Charlie Baker
- The Coward (1961) ... Charlie Baker
 1961 Stagecoach West (TV Series)
Trooper Quart
- Fort Wyatt Crossing (1961) ... Trooper Quart
 1961 The Brothers Brannagan (TV Series)
Roy Blake
- Advantage: Death (1961) ... Roy Blake
 1955-1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Mr. Cheever / Pete / Alfredo the Plumber / ...
- The Horse Player (1961) ... Mr. Cheever
- The Little Man Who Was There (1960) ... Pete
- Madame Mystery (1960) ... Alfredo the Plumber (as Mike Ragen)
- On the Nose (1958) ... Detective
- Kill with Kindness (1956) ... The Fireman
 1960 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Monk
- Par-a-kee (1960) ... Monk
 1959-1960 Riverboat (TV Series)
Replaced / Blinky
- No Bridge on the River (1960) ... Replaced (credit only)
- Guns for Empire (1959) ... Blinky (uncredited)
 1960 Laramie (TV Series)
Abel Reeves
- Queen of Diamonds (1960) ... Abel Reeves
 1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Police Sergeant
- Ferry to Algiers (1960) ... Police Sergeant
 1960 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Sergeant Quinn
- Strange Encounter (1960) ... Sergeant Quinn
- Impasse (1960)
 1960 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Mike Ragan
- Vinegarroon (1960) ... Mike Ragan
 1956-1960 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
J.B. Ayres / Tim Grogan / Mike Denby / ...
- Behan's Double Game (1960) ... J.B. Ayres
- His Life in His Hands (1960) ... J.B. Ayres
- How to Be a Sheriff (1959) ... Tim Grogan
- Ballad and Truth (1958) ... Mike Denby
- The Time for All Good Men (1957) ... Clay Allison
 1958-1960 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Shanny / Stagecoach Driver / Bounty Hunter
- Black Belt (1960) ... Shanny (uncredited)
- Til Death Do Us Part (1958) ... Stagecoach Driver
- Fatal Memory (1958) ... Bounty Hunter (uncredited)
 1960 Hell Bent for Leather
Hard Case (uncredited)
 1959-1960 Lock Up (TV Series)
Andy / Jake Ryan
- Never Bet the Odds (1960) ... Andy
- Change of Heart (1959) ... Jake Ryan
 1960 Man with a Camera (TV Series)
Freddie
- The Picture War (1960) ... Freddie
 1955-1959 Fury (TV Series)
Ranch Hand
- Man-Killer (1959)
- Joey Finds a Friend (1955) ... Ranch Hand (uncredited)
 1959 The Texan (TV Series)
Barlow / Lafe Orley
- Traildust (1959) ... Barlow
- A Quart of Law (1959) ... Lafe Orley
 1959 Markham (TV Series)
Biff Edwards
- The Long Haul (1959) ... Biff Edwards
 1959 Lawman (TV Series)
Pross Cates
- The Wayfarer (1959) ... Pross Cates (uncredited)
 1959 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
'Tip-Toe' Mallory
- Man of Action (1959) ... 'Tip-Toe' Mallory
 1957-1959 M Squad (TV Series)
Henry Filson / Jackie Becker
- The Crush Out (1959) ... Henry Filson
- Diamond Hard (1957) ... Jackie Becker
 1957-1959 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Sergeant
- Deed of Mercy (1959) ... Sergeant
- Bitter Choice (1957)
 1959 Cimarron City (TV Series)
Cowhand
- Blind Is the Killer (1959) ... Cowhand (uncredited)
 1959 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Red
- Stagecoach Spy (1959) ... Red
 1959 Special Agent 7 (TV Series)
Irish
- The Longshoreman (1959) ... Irish
 1958 Quatermass and the Pit (TV Mini-Series)
Grab Operator (as Michael Raghan)
 1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Clyde
- Silent Thunder (1958) ... Clyde
 1958 Frontier Gun
Tanner (as Holly Bane)
 1958 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Jed - Henchman
- Lawman or Gunman (1958) ... Jed - Henchman (uncredited)
 1958 State Trooper (TV Series)
Flaky
- When the Cat's Away (1958) ... Flaky
 1957-1958 Suspicion (TV Series)
Chauffeur / Kiley / Angie
- Fraction of a Second (1958) ... Chauffeur
- The Bull Skinner (1958) ... Kiley
- The Eye of Truth (1958)
- Doomsday (1957) ... Angie
 1958 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Cal Thornch
- The Whip (1958) ... Cal Thornch
 1958 How to Marry a Millionaire (TV Series)
Chris
- The Yachting Party (1958) ... Chris (as Holly Bane)
 1958 Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (TV Series)
Mike
- The Criminal Collie (1958) ... Mike
 1958 Maverick (TV Series)
Cowhand Mike
- Trail West to Fury (1958) ... Cowhand Mike
 1958 Darby's Rangers
Sergeant with 'dusting' hose (uncredited)
 1958 The Walter Winchell File (TV Series)
Danny
- David and Goliath (1958) ... Danny
 1957-1958 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Bartender / Sam Gibson
- This Man Must Die (1958) ... Bartender (as Michael Ragan)
- Badge of Honor (1957) ... Sam Gibson
 1955-1958 Navy Log (TV Series)
Horn
- American U-Boat III (1958) ... Horn
- Demos the Grik (1956) ... (as Michael Ragan)
- The Leave (1955)
 1957 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Soldier
- The Clara Beauchamp Story (1957) ... Soldier
 1957 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Billy Hooter
- Guns of Silver (1957) ... Billy Hooter
 1957 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Clint Bullinger
- Billy the Kid (1957) ... Clint Bullinger
 1957 Hear Me Good
Turnkey (uncredited)
 1957 Official Detective (TV Series)
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
- Without Incident (1957)
 1957 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Wilkes
- Man of the Law (1957) ... Wilkes
 1956-1957 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Shorty McKell / Dode Laverson / Lawrence Henchman
- Hard Bargain (1957) ... Shorty McKell
- Lone Gun (1956) ... Dode Laverson
- The Last Train West (1956) ... Lawrence Henchman (uncredited)
 1954-1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Patient
- Sometimes You Break Even (1957) ... Patient
- Square Shootin' (1954)
 1957 The Sheriff of Cochise (TV Series)
Dan Dill
- Massacre 1883 (1957) ... Dan Dill
 1957 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Wyatt Beekman
- Statute of Limitations (1957) ... Wyatt Beekman
 1957 Men of Annapolis (TV Series)
Gunners Mate
- Jinx ... Gunners Mate (as Holly Bane)
 1950-1956 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Sloat / Slim Wiley / Dave / ...
- Ghost Canyon (1956) ... Sloat
- Quarter Horse War (1956) ... Slim Wiley (uncredited)
- White Hawk's Decision (1956) ... Dave (uncredited)
- Through the Wall (1952) ... Jeff Durbin
- Silent Voice (1951) ... Chad Hackett (as Mike Regan)
 1955-1956 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Police Lt. Williams
- Who's Been Sitting in My Chair? (1955) ... Police Lt. Williams
 1954-1956 Annie Oakley (TV Series)
Henchman / Sgt. Yorkton / Henchman Walt Newman / ...
- Amateur Outlaw (1956) ... Henchman
- Annie Rides the Navajo Trail (1956) ... Sgt. Yorkton
- Thunder Hill (1955) ... Henchman Walt Newman
- The Runaways (1954) ... Thug
 1956 Soldiers of Fortune (TV Series)
Constable
- Hatchet Man (1956) ... Constable
 1956 Ride the High Iron (TV Movie)
Railroad Workman (uncredited)
 1956 The Man Is Armed
Guard (uncredited)
 1956 Attack
GI with binoculars
 1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Sandhogger #3
- High Air (1956) ... Sandhogger #3
 1956 Earth vs. the Flying Saucers
Bit Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1955-1956 Buffalo Bill, Jr. (TV Series)
Gorman ranch hand / Henchman Toad
- Apache Raid (1955) ... Gorman ranch hand
- Empire Pass (1955) ... Henchman Toad
 1956 Blackjack Ketchum, Desperado
Henchman Spade (uncredited)
 1956 The Adventures of Champion (TV Series)
Joe Larsen
- The Return of Red Cloud (1956) ... Joe Larsen
 1955 The Spoilers
Miner (uncredited)
 1955 You Are There (TV Series)
Marion Fletcher
 1955 The Rawhide Years
Stretcher-Bearer (uncredited)
 1955 Last of the Desperados
Dave Rudabaugh (uncredited)
 1955 Bobby Ware Is Missing
Police Car Deputy (uncredited)
 1955 The Lineup (TV Series)
Joe Tobey
- The Silk Stocking Case (1955) ... Joe Tobey (as Holly Bane)
 1950-1955 The Gene Autry Show (TV Series)
Henchman Cliff / Dusty - Livery Station Henchman / Holdup Leader in black hat / ...
- The Million Dollar Fiddle (1955) ... Henchman Cliff
- Double Barreled Vengeance (1951) ... Dusty - Livery Station Henchman (as Michael Ragan)
- The Raiders (1951) ... Holdup Leader in black hat (as Michael Ragan)
- Doublecross Valley (1950) ... Kent, a raider (as Michael Ragan)
 1955 Headline Hunters
Cop
 1955 One Desire
Policeman (uncredited)
 1955 Tall Man Riding
Tom
 1955 Rage at Dawn
Lee Harney (uncredited)
 1955 Dial Red O
Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
 1955 I Led 3 Lives (TV Series)
Comrade Garry
- Church (1955) ... Comrade Garry
 1954 The Yellow Mountain
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1954 The Adventures of Kit Carson (TV Series)
William Redman / Ernie / Matt Barstow
- Trail to Bordertown (1954) ... William Redman
- The Wrong Man (1954) ... Ernie
- Trails Westward (1954) ... Matt Barstow
 1954 The Bounty Hunter
Mike (uncredited)
 1954 Two Guns and a Badge
Outlaw Cole (uncredited)
 1954 Captain Midnight (TV Series)
Fred
- Electronic Killer (1954) ... Fred
 1954 Public Defender (TV Series)
Police Officer
- High Stakes (1954) ... Police Officer
 1954 Stories of the Century (TV Series)
Henchman Red Yeager
- Henry Plummer (1954) ... Henchman Red Yeager
 1952-1954 The Roy Rogers Show (TV Series)
Henchman Tom Sherman / Ira Logan / Ed Comer / ...
- Land Swindle (1954) ... Henchman Tom Sherman
- Bad Company (1953) ... Ira Logan
- Go for Your Gun (1952) ... Ed Comer (as Michael Ragan)
- The Train Robbery (1952) ... Gil Bruce (as Michael Ragan)
 1954 Bitter Creek
Henchman Joe Venango
 1954 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Police Officer
- Lady in Black (1954) ... Police Officer
 1954 Ride Clear of Diablo
Jim Lowerie (uncredited)
 1950-1954 The Cisco Kid (TV Series)
Henchman Decker / Henchman Twisty / Cappy / ...
- Marriage by Mail (1954) ... Henchman Decker
- Sky Sign (1954) ... Henchman Twisty
- Canyon City Kid (1952) ... Cappy
- The Puppeteer (1952) ... Turk Evans
- Uncle Disinherits Niece (1951) ... Henchman Jason (as Michael Ragan)
 1951-1953 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
Malone / Collier / Gus
- The Doctor's Story (1953) ... Malone (as Mike Ragen)
- Mexican Rustlers Story (1951) ... Collier
- The Tax Collecting Story (1951) ... Gus
 1953 Arrowhead
Corporal Ives (uncredited)
 1953 Son of Belle Starr
Earl
 1953 Law and Order
Horseman (uncredited)
 1953 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Top Kick (1953)
 1953 Gunsmoke
Telford Henchman (uncredited)
 1952 Montana Belle
Ben Dalton (as Holly Bane)
 1952 Springfield Rifle
Red (uncredited)
 1952 Back at the Front
Military Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1952 Hellgate
Army Corporal (uncredited)
 1952 Sky King (TV Series)
Curt
- Stage Coach Robbers (1952) ... Curt
 1952 Loan Shark
Garage Thug (uncredited)
 1952 Target
Henchman Higgins
 1952 Flesh and Fury
Cop (uncredited)
 1952 Gang Busters (TV Series)
F.B.I. Agent Frank Swallow / Bill
- The Bayless Case (1952) ... F.B.I. Agent Frank Swallow
- The Phantom (1952) ... Bill
 1952 The Living Bible (TV Series)
Roman Soldier (1952)
 1951-1952 The Range Rider (TV Series)
Sheriff / Henchman Blackie / Mountie George / ...
- Peace Pipe (1952) ... Sheriff (as Michael Ragan)
- Fight Town (1952) ... Henchman Blackie (as Michael Ragan)
- Border Trouble (1952) ... Mountie George
- The Blind Trail (1952) ... Clean-Shaven Henchman (as Michael Ragan)
- The Fatal Bullet (1951) ... Henchman (as Michael Ragan)
 1951 The Day the Earth Stood Still
Army Captain (uncredited)
 1951 Jim Thorpe -- All-American
Ed Lacey, Sportswriter Punched by Thorpe (uncredited)
 1951 The Dakota Kid
Messenger (as Michael Ragan)
 1951 Don Daredevil Rides Again
Miller [Ch. 8] (as Michael Ragan)
 1951 Texans Never Cry
Rip Braydon (uncredited)
 1951 Dick Tracy (TV Series)
Hijack
- Hi-Jack (1951) ... Hijack
 1950 North of the Great Divide
Deputy Bill Hartley (uncredited)
 1950 Ready to Ride (Short)
Henchman Mack (as Holly Bane)
 1950 Desperadoes of the West
Bryant (uncredited)
 1950 Cow Town
Henchman Phillips (uncredited)
 1950 Lucky Losers
McDermott's Henchman (uncredited)
 1950 Six Gun Mesa
Duke Miller (uncredited)
 1950 Storm Over Wyoming
Henchman Scotty (as Holly Bane)
 1950 Over the Border
Henchman Duke (as Holly Bane)
 1950 West of Wyoming
Henchman Chuck Maloo (as Holly Bane)
 1950 Riders of the Range
Rim Rock Basin Lookout (uncredited)
 1950 Radar Secret Service
Truck Radio Operator (uncredited)
 1950 Fence Riders
Henchman Gus Rayburn (as Holly Bane)
 1949 Red Desert
Henchman Barton (as Holly Bane)
 1949 Riders of the Dusk
Henchman Gus (as Holly Bane)
 1949 Roaring Westward
Henchman Bart (as Holly Bane)
 1949 Brand of Fear
Butch Keeler (as Holly Bane)
 1949 Grand Canyon
Henchman Rocky Thompson
 1949 Big Jack
Posse Member (uncredited)
 1949 Prince of the Plains
Rancher Leppert (uncredited)
 1949 Ghost of Zorro
Henchman Larkin - chap. 2 (as Holly Bane)
 1948 The Far Frontier
Henchman Rocco (as Holly Bane)
 1948 Renegades of Sonora
Henchman (as Holly Bane)
 1948 Harpoon
Kodiak (as Hollis Bane)
 1948 Night Time in Nevada
Henchman Mort (as Holly Bane)
 1948 The Return of Wildfire
Henchman Dirk (as Holly Bane)
 1948 Carson City Raiders
Joe (as Holly Bane)
 1948 Dangers of the Canadian Mounted
Garson (uncredited)
 1948 Overland Trails
Henchman Rex Hillman (as Holly Bane)
 1947 Christmas Eve
Page Boy Bringing Package (uncredited)
 1947 Body and Soul
Ring Photographer (uncredited)
 1947 Jesse James Rides Again
Clark's Clerk Tim (as Holly Bane)
 1947 Hoppy's Holiday
Henchman Ace (as Hollis Bane)
 1947 Song of the Wasteland
Ranger Tex (as Holly Bane)
 1947 Buffalo Bill Rides Again
Henchman Rankin (as Hollis Bane)
 1947 Ramrod
Ivey Ranch Hand (uncredited)
 1946 Wild West
Henchman (uncredited)
 1944 Fuzzy Settles Down
Carson City Townsman (uncredited)
 1942 Wake Island
First Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1941 Go West, Young Lady
Barfly (uncredited)
 1924 He Who Gets Slapped
Child in Circus Audience (uncredited)
Show Show Makeup Department (11 credits)
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Alternate Names:

Hollis Bane | Holly Bane | Michael Ragan | Mike Ragen | Michael Raghan | Mike Regan
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Personal Quote:

If you do not have that within you that is above you, you will soon yield to that which is around you.

Trivia:

Played plenty of bad guys in "B" westerns during the 1950s. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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