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George W. Trendle (1884–1972)

Trivia:

Creator of The Lone Ranger (1949) and The Green Hornet (1966). See more trivia »

Died:

(age 87)

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Filmography

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 2011 The Green Hornet (radio series "The Green Hornet")
 1990 The Green Hornet (Video) (characters)
 1981 The Legend of the Lone Ranger (characters)
 1980 The Tarzan/Lone Ranger/Zorro Adventure Hour (TV Series) ("The Lone Ranger" creator - 1980)
 1966-1967 The Green Hornet (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- The Hornet and the Firefly (1967) ... (creator)
- Invasion from Outer Space: Part 2 (1967) ... (creator)
- Invasion from Outer Space: Part 1 (1967) ... (creator)
- Hornet, Save Thyself (1967) ... (creator)
- Alias the Scarf (1967) ... (creator)
 1966 The Lone Ranger (TV Series) (characters)
 1961 Return of the Lone Ranger (characters)
 1958 The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold (characters - uncredited)
  Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (TV Series) (55 episodes, 1955 - 1958) (series creator - 21 episodes, 1955 - 1956) (writer - 1 episode, 1958)
- The Criminal Collie (1958) ... (creator - as Geo. W. Trendle)
- Boy Alone (1958) ... (creator - as Geo. W. Trendle)
- Outlaw in Uniform (1958) ... (creator)
- Escape to the North (1958) ... (writer)
- The Diamond Collar (1958) ... (creator - as Geo. W. Trendle)
 1949-1957 The Lone Ranger (TV Series) (22 episodes)
- Message from Abe (1957) ... (creator)
- White Hawk's Decision (1956) ... (creator)
- Return of Dice Dawson (1955) ... (creator)
- Sunstroke Mesa (1955) ... (creator)
- Texas Draw (1954) ... (creator)
 1956 The Lone Ranger (characters - uncredited)
 1952 The Legend of the Lone Ranger (characters)
 1940 Hi-Yo Silver (Lone Ranger creator - uncredited)
 1939 The Lone Ranger Rides Again (characters - uncredited)
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  The Lone Ranger (TV Series) (producer - 9 episodes, 1949) (executive producer - 7 episodes, 1949)
- Cannonball McKay (1949) ... (producer)
- Old Joe's Sister (1949) ... (producer)
- Finders Keepers (1949) ... (executive producer)
- The Masked Rider (1949) ... (executive producer)
- Return of the Convict (1949) ... (executive producer)
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 2003 The Lone Ranger (TV Movie) (special thanks)

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Alternate Names:

Geo. W. Trendle | Geo.W. Trendle
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Trivia:

Although Fran Striker created The Lone Ranger and The Green Hornet (facts are documented in existing correspondence between Trendle and Striker), Trendle bought out Striker's rights and subsequent to that time claimed that he (Trendle) "created" the characters. To this day, the Striker family receives no benefit from Fran Striker's creation. See more »

Trademark:

Heroic leading characters with eye masks

Star Sign:

Cancer

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