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Rusty Lane (I) (1899–1986)

Rusty Lane was born on May 31, 1899 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as James Russell Lane. He was an actor, known for Bigger Than Life (1956), The Harder They Fall (1956) and Johnny Tremain (1957). He died on October 10, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1965-1973 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Grandpa / Sheriff Buckley / Bo / ...
- The Hanging of Newly O'Brien (1973) ... Grandpa
- Alias Festus Haggin (1972) ... Sheriff Buckley
- Stark (1970) ... Bo
- Seven Hours to Dawn (1965) ... Johnson (uncredited)
 1972 Mod Squad (TV Series)
The Seadog
- Yesterday's Ashes (1972) ... The Seadog
 1957-1968 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
F.M. Higbee
- Boomerang, Dog of Many Talents: Part 2 (1968) ... F.M. Higbee
- Boomerang, Dog of Many Talents: Part 1 (1968) ... F.M. Higbee
 1967-1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
The Magistrate / Dr. Davis
- In a Puff of Smoke (1968) ... The Magistrate
- To Love and Stand Mute (1967) ... Dr. Davis
 1963-1968 The Virginian (TV Series)
Sheriff Calder / Ezra Griswold
- Seth (1968) ... Sheriff Calder
- The Money Cage (1963) ... Ezra Griswold
 1968 Batman (TV Series)
Judge
- The Joke's on Catwoman (1968) ... Judge
 1961-1967 Bonanza (TV Series)
Judge / Fielding / Warden
- Judgment at Olympus (1967) ... Judge
- The Oath (1966) ... Fielding
- The Friendship (1961) ... Warden
 1967 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Chairman Gaines
- Time After Midnight (1967) ... Chairman Gaines
 1967 Banning
Guard (uncredited)
 1963-1967 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Pa Roberts / Judge / Billy Johnson
- A Wrangler's Last Ride (1967) ... Pa Roberts
- Deadly Decision (1963) ... Judge
- Coffin for a Coward (1963) ... Billy Johnson
 1966 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Frank Reynolds
- Coralee (1966) ... Frank Reynolds
 1966 Branded (TV Series)
Sheriff
- Nice Day for a Hanging (1966) ... Sheriff
 1965 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Mayor Russell
- Pound of Flesh (1965) ... Mayor Russell
 1965 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Gus Markham
- All Brides Should Be Beautiful (1965) ... Gus Markham
 1964 McHale's Navy (TV Series)
Chief Wabango
- Fuji's Big Romance (1964) ... Chief Wabango
 1964 Youngblood Hawke
Gus Adam
 1964 Fate Is the Hunter
Supervisor (uncredited)
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Warden / Doc Stacey
- A Cruel and Unusual Night (1964) ... Warden
- The Deep End (1964) ... Doc Stacey
 1964 The New Interns
Dr. Morton Gardner
 1964 Mr. Novak (TV Series)
Lieutenant Comerford
- I'm on the Outside (1964) ... Lieutenant Comerford
 1964 Hazel (TV Series)
Fisherman #1
- Scheherazade and Her Frying Pan: Part 2 (1964) ... Fisherman #1
- Scheherazade and Her Frying Pan: Part 1 (1964) ... Fisherman #1
 1962-1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Otto Brandt / Judge Martin
- The Dividing Wall (1963) ... Otto Brandt
- I Saw the Whole Thing (1962) ... Judge Martin
 1958-1963 Lassie (TV Series)
Freight Train Conductor / Mike Finch / Joe Bascom
- Lassie and the Winged Enemy (1963) ... Freight Train Conductor
- The Odyssey: Part 1 (1962) ... Mike Finch
- The Rocking Chair (1958) ... Joe Bascom
 1963 Temple Houston (TV Series)
Poag
- Toll the Bell Slowly (1963) ... Poag
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Wright
- A Shield Is for Hiding Behind (1963) ... Wright
 1963 Spencer's Mountain
Dean Beck (uncredited)
 1963 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Skipper Thompson
- Total Recall (1963) ... Skipper Thompson
 1959-1963 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Del Masters / Ron Waldron
- The Emmett Lawton Story (1963) ... Del Masters
- The Clara Duncan Story (1959) ... Ron Waldron
 1962 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
 1962 The Tall Man (TV Series)
Trager
- Phoebe (1962) ... Trager
 1962 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Brady
- The Baby Sitters (1962) ... Brady
 1956-1962 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Police Detective / The Judge / Mr. Ivers / ...
- The Test (1962) ... The Judge
- A Very Moral Theft (1960) ... Mr. Ivers
- Listen, Listen.....! (1958) ... Father Rafferty
- The Young One (1957) ... Sheriff Matt
- Martha Mason, Movie Star (1957) ... Police Detective
 1961-1962 87th Precinct (TV Series)
Murchison / Desk Sergeant / Sgt. Murchison
- A Bullet for Katie (1962) ... Murchison
- Out of Order (1962) ... Desk Sergeant
- Lady in Waiting (1961) ... Sgt. Murchison
 1962 Outlaws (TV Series)
Joe
- A Bit of Glory (1962) ... Joe
 1960-1961 The Roaring 20's (TV Series)
Commissioner
- Another Time, Another War (1961) ... Commissioner
- Burnett's Woman (1960)
 1961 The Bob Cummings Show (TV Series)
- Executive Sweet (1961)
 1960 The Clear Horizon (TV Series)
Harry Moseby
 1959-1960 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Sheriff / Mr. Simmons
- The Hermit (1960) ... Sheriff
- The Insurance Policy (1959) ... Mr. Simmons
 1959-1960 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Mr. Casey / Joe - Bartender
- If You See Sally (1960) ... Mr. Casey
- Echo (1959) ... Joe - Bartender
 1960 Tate (TV Series)
Jesse
- Quiet After the Storm (1960) ... Jesse
 1960 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Marshal
- Barbary Castle (1960) ... Marshal
 1960 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Commissioner
- The Mighty Casey (1960) ... Commissioner
 1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Arthur Wilkie
- Slight Touch of Homicide (1960) ... Arthur Wilkie
 1960 The Detectives (TV Series)
Johnson
- Little Girl Lost (1960) ... Johnson
 1960 Overland Trail (TV Series)
Rusty Ransom
- All the O'Mara's Horses (1960) ... Rusty Ransom
 1960 The Deputy (TV Series)
Judge Jones
- The Two Faces of Bob Claxton (1960) ... Judge Jones
 1960 The Alaskans (TV Series)
Doc Williams
- The Long Pursuit (1960) ... Doc Williams
 1960 Bronco (TV Series)
Luke Davis
- Masquerade (1960) ... Luke Davis
 1960 Shotgun Slade (TV Series)
Doctor
- The Lady and the Piano (1960) ... Doctor
 1958-1959 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Mike Travers / Jed Botts
- The Gaucho (1959) ... Mike Travers
- Deadlock (1958) ... Jed Botts
 1959 Tightrope (TV Series)
Captain Ragland
- The Money Fight (1959) ... Captain Ragland
 1959 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Pops Polybe
- Secret of Hyacinth Bayou (1959) ... Pops Polybe
 1958-1959 Man with a Camera (TV Series)
Chief of Police / Storekeeper
- The Man Below (1959) ... Chief of Police
- Six Faces of Satan (1958) ... Storekeeper
 1959 Rescue 8 (TV Series)
Jake Randall
- Dangerous Salvage (1959) ... Jake Randall
 1958-1959 M Squad (TV Series)
Jay McCandless / Mel Harmon
- High School Bride (1959) ... Jay McCandless
- The Fight (1958) ... Mel Harmon
 1959 The Texan (TV Series)
W.J. Morgan
- The Smiling Loser (1959) ... W.J. Morgan
 1959 Buckskin (TV Series)
Moose
- Cousin Casey (1959) ... Moose
 1957-1959 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Harry Tiller / Police Chief Glass
- The Case of the Glittering Goldfish (1959) ... Harry Tiller
- The Case of the Drowning Duck (1957) ... Police Chief Glass
 1959 Special Agent 7 (TV Series)
 1958 Lawman (TV Series)
Brady
- The Master (1958) ... Brady
 1957-1958 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Hank Benson / Marshal Tom Ogburn
- The Happy Tree (1958) ... Hank Benson
- The Hasty Gun (1957) ... Marshal Tom Ogburn
 1958 I Want to Live!
Judge (uncredited)
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Griggs
- Heart of Darkness (1958) ... Griggs
 1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Sheriff Sam Gladstone
- The Fourth Headstone (1958) ... Sheriff Sam Gladstone
 1958 Party Girl
Judge John A. Davis (uncredited)
 1958 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Josiah Austin
- The Nowhere Kid (1958) ... Josiah Austin
 1958 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Judge
- The Manhunter (1958) ... Judge
 1958 Suspicion (TV Series)
Glen Squires
- Death Watch (1958) ... Glen Squires
 1958 High School Confidential!
Police Desk Sergeant (uncredited)
 1958 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Sheriff Al Miller
- Stay Out of Town (1958) ... Sheriff Al Miller
 1957-1958 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Sheriff / Sheriff Bates
- Search for an Unknown Man (1958) ... Sheriff
- Fury Canyon (1957) ... Sheriff Bates
 1958 Damn Citizen
Police Insp. Sweeney
 1958 Maverick (TV Series)
Marshal
- The Savage Hills (1958) ... Marshal (uncredited)
 1958 Climax! (TV Series)
Luther Reeves
- Four Hours in White (1958) ... Luther Reeves
 1958 The Rawhide Trail
Captain
 1958 The Veil (TV Mini-Series)
Sheriff
- Girl on the Road (1958) ... Sheriff
 1957 Portland Exposé
Tom Carmody
 1957 Fury at Showdown
Riley
 1957 State Trooper (TV Series)
Walter Johnson
- Death on the Rock (1957) ... Walter Johnson
 1957 The Shadow on the Window
Capt. McQuade
 1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Jasper Jones
- No Skin Off Me (1957) ... Jasper Jones
 1957 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Telegrapher
- End of a Gun (1957) ... Telegrapher (uncredited)
 1956 Crusader (TV Series)
Comm. Alfred Ryan / Captain Jethro
- The Cop Killer (1956) ... Comm. Alfred Ryan
- The Secret (1956) ... Captain Jethro
 1956 Studio 57 (TV Series)
McCloud
- The Blue Wall (1956) ... McCloud
 1956 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Marshal Tharpe
- Stage for Tucson (1956) ... Marshal Tharpe
 1956 Soldiers of Fortune (TV Series)
Professor Winsby Lowe
- The Greater Magic (1956) ... Professor Winsby Lowe
 1956 Bigger Than Life
Bob LaPorte
 1956 Celebrity Playhouse (TV Series)
 1953-1955 You Are There (TV Series)
Professor Langley / Capt. de Olid
- The Conquest of Mexico (1519) (1953) ... Capt. de Olid
 1954 Inner Sanctum (TV Series)
Brenner / Frisby / Brule / ...
- Blind Luck (1954) ... Brenner
- The Silent Bride (1954) ... Frisby
- The Sound of Birds (1954) ... Brule
- The Stranger (1954) ... Innkeeper
 1954 The Marriage (TV Series)
Dr. Carnahan
- Episode #1.1 (1954) ... Dr. Carnahan
 1954 Love Story (TV Series)
- Norma Loves Mike (1954)
 1953 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series)
 1953 Operation Neptune (TV Series)
Adm. Bigelow
 1953 Jimmy Hughes, Rookie Cop (TV Series)
Inspector Ferguson
 1953 Eye Witness (TV Series)
- The Righteous (1953)
 1953 Span of Time (TV Movie)
 1952 The Adventures of Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Sheriff
- Buck Fever (1952) ... Sheriff
 1951-1952 Suspense (TV Series)
Jesse
- The Debt (1952) ... Jesse
 1952 Captain Video and His Video Rangers (TV Series)
Porphory Pete
- Birth of the 'Galaxy' (1952) ... Porphory Pete
 1952 Harriet Quimby (TV Movie)
John Moisant
 1952 The Web (TV Series)
 1951 Crime with Father (TV Series)
Capt. Jim Riland
 1951 Big Town (TV Series)
 1951 Cameo Theatre (TV Series)
- Special Delivery (1951)
 1951 Fourteen Hours
Cop (uncredited)
 1945 The House on 92nd Street
Admiral (uncredited)
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Stage Play: Galileo. Music by Hanns Eisler. Written by Bertolt Brecht. Translated by Charles Laughton. Lyrics by Albert Brush. Choreographed by Lotte Goslar. Directed by Joseph Losey. Maxine Elliott's Theatre: 7 Dec 1947- 14 Dec 1947 (6 performances). Cast: Wesley Addy (as "Old Cardinal"), Capt. Sidney Bassler, Leonard Bell, Harris Brown, ... See more »
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Father, with Sara Anderson, of daughter Sara Lane.

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