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Actor and writer, best known as "The Video Ranger", "Jack Lane", and "Dr. Bob Hughes" on television. The youngest son of Hazel and Charles Hastings, he lived in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant area until he was six, attending Our Lady of Victory parochial school for one year. The family then moved to St. Alban's, Queens and, about that time, his ... See full bio »

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Known For

Captain Video and His Video Rangers
Captain Video and His Video Rangers The Video Ranger / Video Ranger
Decoys Medical Examiner
The Secret Files of Captain Video
Engaged to Kill
Engaged to Kill Dr. Lennox


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 1960-2010 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Bob Hughes / Merchant / Wizard of Oz / ...
- Episode #1.13858 (2010) ... Bob Hughes (uncredited)
 2010 Eureka (TV Series)
Baseball Game Announcer
- Founder's Day (2010) ... Baseball Game Announcer (voice)
 2006 Engaged to Kill (TV Movie)
Dr. Lennox
 2004 Decoys
Medical Examiner
 1965 Our Private World (TV Series)
Dr. Bob Hughes
- Episode #1.1 (1965) ... Dr. Bob Hughes
 1958 Decoy (TV Series)
Dave Carter
- The Savage Payoff (1958) ... Dave Carter
 1956-1957 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Jack Lane
- Episode #1.455 (1957) ... Jack Lane (uncredited)
- Episode #1.448 (1957) ... Jack Lane (uncredited)
- Episode #1.441 (1957) ... Jack Lane (uncredited)
- Episode #1.438 (1957) ... Jack Lane (uncredited)
- Episode #1.437 (1957) ... Jack Lane (uncredited)
 1955 Crunch and Des (TV Series)
- Shakedown Cruise (1955)
 1955 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
- Shakedown Cruise (1955)
 1955 The Big Story (TV Series)
George Hanson
- The American Archer-Shee Case (1955) ... George Hanson
 1949 The Magic Cottage (TV Series)
 1949 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
- Long Lost Brother (1949) ... (as Donald Hastings)
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Other Works:

Wrote scripts for As the World Turns (1956) from 1971 to 1972. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 17 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Donald Hastings | C.C. Matthews


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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I like to write. I write scripts, mostly. I used to write some daytime stuff. I once wrote a screenplay with another guy which was pretty well received by the people who saw it. Then he and I stopped working together and it was never produced. I'm thinking of getting it out and rewriting it, maybe for a TV movie. See more »


Hastings also has two daughters, Jennifer Hastings and Julie Hastings, and a son, Matthew Hastings, from a previous marriage. See more »


"R.K." See more »

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