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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
(1949-1955)
Decoys
Decoys Medical Examiner
(2004)
The Secret Files of Captain Video
(1953-1954)
Engaged to Kill
Engaged to Kill Dr. Lennox
(2006)

Filmography

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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
 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)
 1957 Decoy (TV Series)
Dave Carter
- The Savage Payoff (1957) ... Dave Carter
 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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Show Show Self (5 credits)
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Other Works:

"Life With Father" (1941) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 17 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Donald Hastings | C.C. Matthews

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

"In the summer of 1955, when Captain Video and His Video Rangers (1949) went off the air, I was so identified with "The Video Ranger", I didn't do another TV show until September. It was the longest period of not working I ever had". See more »

Trivia:

By 1975 he had been playing Dr. Bob Hughes for so long that his neighbors would occasional ask for his medical advice. See more »

Nickname:

"R.K." See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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