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Lash La Rue (1917–1996)

He looked so much like superstar Humphrey Bogart that character actress Sarah Padden asked if the two were related. LaRue said he didn't think so. After a long pause studying the young actor's face, she asked, "Did your mother ever meet Humphrey Bogart?" Alfred "Lash" LaRue was born in Louisiana (although some records indicate Michigan). His father... See full bio »


(age 78) in Burbank, California, USA

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Known For

The Dark Power
The Dark Power Ranger Girard
Border Feud
Border Feud Cheyenne Davis
Son of Billy the Kid
Son of Billy the Kid Jack Garrett
Law of the Lash
Law of the Lash Cheyenne Davis


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 1990 Pair of Aces (TV Movie)
 1989 Escape
Gas station owner
 1986 Stagecoach (TV Movie)
Lash (as Lash LaRue)
 1985 Alien Outlaw
Alex Thompson
 1985 The Dark Power
Ranger Girard (as Lash LaRue)
 1984 Chain Gang
 1972 Hard on the Trail
 1969 Lanton Mills (Short)
 1963 Please Don't Touch Me
Bill (as Al La Rue)
 1959-1960 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Johnny Behan / Sheriff Johnny Behan
- My Enemy - John Behan (1960) ... Johnny Behan
- John Clum, Fighting Editor (1960) ... Sheriff Johnny Behan
- Behan's Double Game (1960) ... Johnny Behan
- Don't Get Tough with a Sailor (1960) ... Johnny Behan
- Let's Hang Curly Bill (1960) ... Sheriff Johnny Behan
 1960 Tightrope (TV Series)
Mike Garret
- Three to Make Ready (1960) ... Mike Garret (as Lash LaRue)
 1958 26 Men (TV Series)
John Denning
- Chain Gang (1958) ... John Denning
 1956 Judge Roy Bean (TV Series)
Duke Castle / Storts / Harbon, Bank Cashier / ...
- The Reformer (1956) ... Duke Castle
- The Katcina Doll (1956) ... Storts
- The Defense Rests (1956) ... Harbon, Bank Cashier
- Outlaw's Son (1956) ... Matt Logan (as Lash LaRue)
- Lone Star Killer (1956) ... Henchman Bass
 1953 Lash of the West (TV Series)
Lash LaRue
- Episode #1.1 ... Lash LaRue (as Lash La Rue)
 1952 The Frontier Phantom
Marshal Lash La Rue / The Frontier Phantom
 1952 The Black Lash
U.S. Marshal Lash LaRue
 1951 The Vanishing Outpost
U. S. Marshal Lash LaRue
 1951 The Thundering Trail
Marshal Lash LaRue
 1950 King of the Bullwhip
Marshal Lash LaRue
 1950 The Daltons' Women
Marshal Lash LaRue
 1949 Son of a Badman
Marshal Lash La Rue
 1949 Son of Billy the Kid
Jack Garrett
 1949 Outlaw Country
Marshal Lash La Rue / The Frontier Phantom
 1948 Frontier Revenge
Lash La Rue
 1948 Mark of the Lash
U.S. Marshal Lash LaRue
 1948 Dead Man's Gold
Lash LaRue
 1948 The Enchanted Valley
Pretty Boy
 1947 Cheyenne Takes Over
Marshal Cheyenne Davis (as 'Lash' La Rue)
 1947 The Fighting Vigilantes
Marshal Cheyenne Davis
 1947 Return of the Lash
Cheyenne Davis
 1947 Stage to Mesa City
Cheyenne Davis (as 'Lash' La Rue)
 1947 Ghost Town Renegades
Marshal Cheyenne Davis (as 'Lash' LaRue)
 1947 Heartaches
DeLong aka Trigger Malone (as Al LaRue)
 1947 Pioneer Justice
Cheyenne Davis
 1947 Border Feud
Cheyenne Davis (as Al 'Lash' La Rue)
 1947 Law of the Lash
Cheyenne Davis (as Al 'Lash' La Rue)
 1946 Wild West
Stormy Day (as Al LaRue)
 1946 The Caravan Trail
Cherokee (as Al La Rue)
 1945 Song of Old Wyoming
The Cheyenne Kid (as Al La Rue)
 1945 Lady on a Train
Circus Club Waiter / Henchman (uncredited)
 1945 The Master Key
Migsy - Street Urchin (as Alfred La Rue)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (3 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

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Alternate Names:

'Lash' La Rue | Al 'Lash' La Rue | Alfred La Rue | Al La Rue | 'Lash' LaRue | Al LaRue | Lash LaRue


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on Al St. John--aka "Fuzzy"--his sidekick in many of his western films] Fuzzy was an angel unaware, as far as I'm concerned. He was a wonderful guy, and I wish he were still here to see how long the films had lasted . . . he was the greatest ad lib artist in the world. He could stumble over a matchstick and spend 15 exciting minutes looking for what he stumbled over.


LaRue's film sidekick, toothless, grizzled Al St. John, was formerly a member of the Keystone Kops, Their first pairing was Law of the Lash (1947). See more »

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