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Hal Taliaferro (1895–1980)

Star of low-budget westerns from the late silent era through the mid-30's; thereafter, character player in serials and a major film or two, most often as bad guy. See full bio »

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 1952 Junction City
Sandy Clinton
 1951 The Sea Hornet
Bone
 1950 California Passage
Buck Hanley (uncredited)
 1950 Colt .45
Stagecoach Guard (uncredited)
 1950 The Savage Horde
Sgt. Gowdy
 1949 Brimstone
Dave Watts
 1948 Blood on the Moon
Cowboy (uncredited)
 1948 Red River
Old Leather (as Hal Talliaferro)
 1948 The Gallant Legion
Billy Smith
 1948 West of Sonora
Sandy Clinton (uncredited)
 1947 Heaven Only Knows
One of Byron's Gunmen (uncredited)
 1947 Ramrod
Jess Moore
 1946 Heading West
Jim Mallory (uncredited)
 1946 In Old Sacramento
Doctor (uncredited)
 1946 Miss Susie Slagle's
Doctor
 1946 The Phantom Rider
Nugget
 1946 The Scarlet Horseman
Henchman (uncredited)
 1945 San Antonio
Cowboy (uncredited)
 1945 Fallen Angel
Officer Gus Johnson (uncredited)
 1945 The Cheaters
Jim McDonald (uncredited)
 1945 Springtime in Texas
Henchman Red Higgins
 1945 Utah
Steve Lacy
 1944 Zorro's Black Whip
Henchman Baxter
 1944 Haunted Harbor
Lawson [Ch. 1, 6-7]
 1944 Atlantic City
Businessman (uncredited)
 1944 The Yellow Rose of Texas
Ferguson
 1944 Forty Thieves
Jess Clanton
 1944 Cowboy and the Senorita
Matt Ferguson
 1944 Lumberjack
Henchman Taggart
 1944 The Fighting Seabees
Lt. Cmdr. Hood (uncredited)
 1943 The Woman of the Town
Wagner
 1943 Cowboy in the Clouds
Haldey
 1943 Man from Music Mountain
Henchman Slade
 1943 Silver Spurs
Steve Corlan
 1943 Colt Comrades
Murdered Freight Agent (uncredited)
 1943 Song of Texas
Henchman
 1943 Frontier Law
Frank Rodgers
 1943 Leather Burners
Telegrapher Lafe
 1943 It's a Great Life
Master of the Hounds (uncredited)
 1943 Hoppy Serves a Writ
Henchman Greg Jordan
 1943 Idaho
Bud (Belle's Henchman)
 1942 Ridin' Down the Canyon
Henchman Pete
 1942 American Empire
Malone
 1942 Heart of the Golden West
Drake (uncredited)
 1942 Little Joe, the Wrangler
Ben Travis
 1942 King of the Mounties
Ed Johnson (uncredited)
 1942 Sons of the Pioneers
Henchman Matt
 1942 Romance on the Range
Sheriff Wilson
 1942 Bullets for Bandits
Croupier (uncredited)
 1941 Red River Valley
Murdock
 1941 Jesse James at Bay
Paul Sloan, Lawyer
 1941 Roaring Frontiers
Link Twiddle
 1941 Riders of the Timberline
Ed Petrie
 1941 Bad Man of Deadwood
Henchman Ripper
 1941 Under Fiesta Stars
Announcer Smoky (uncredited)
 1941 Law of the Range
Tim O'Brien
 1941 Sheriff of Tombstone
A.J. Slade
 1941 Border Vigilantes
Henchman Big Ed Stone
 1941 In Old Cheyenne
Henchman Pete
 1941 The Great Train Robbery
Pierce
 1941 Along the Rio Grande
Sweetwater Sheriff
 1940 American Portrait (Short)
Calvin
 1940 Texas Terrors
John Millbourne (uncredited)
 1940 Cherokee Strip
Ben Blivens
 1940 Colorado
Weaver
 1940 The Carson City Kid
Rick Harmon
 1940 Adventures of Red Ryder
Cherokee Sims
 1940 Dark Command
Angry Townsman in Bank (uncredited)
 1940 Pioneers of the West
Jed Clark
 1940 Bullets for Rustlers
Eb Smith
 1939 Two-Fisted Rangers
Sheriff Jim Hanley
 1939 The Stranger from Texas
Clay Billings
 1939 Saga of Death Valley
Henchman Rex
 1939 The Story of Charles Goodyear (Short)
Baker
 1939 Daughter of the Tong
FBI Agent Lawson
 1939 Fugitive at Large
Truck Guard (uncredited)
 1939 Riders of the Frontier
Henchman Buck
 1939 Overland with Kit Carson
Jim Stewart
 1939 Western Caravans
Joel Winters
 1939 Man of Conquest
Tennessean (uncredited)
 1939 North of the Yukon
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Frontiers of '49
Kit
 1939 The Thundering West
Frank Kendall
 1938 Rio Grande
Bart Andrews (uncredited)
 1938 Prairie Justice
Alfalfa
 1938 Guilty Trails
Sundown Ansel
 1938 Crime Takes a Holiday
Farrell (uncredited)
 1938 Black Bandit
Weepy
 1938 Phantom Gold
Dan
 1938 South of Arizona
Ranger Frank Madison (uncredited)
 1938 Pioneer Trail
Henchman Smokey
 1938 The Great Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok
Townsman Talking to Boys (uncredited)
 1938 Stagecoach Days
Milt Dodds
 1937 Wells Fargo
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1937 The Trigger Trio
Henchman Luke
 1937 Trapped by G-Men
Federal Agent
 1937 Heart of the Rockies
Captain Brady
 1937 The Rangers Step In
Breck Warren
 1937 One Man Justice
Neal King
 1937 Rootin' Tootin' Rhythm
Buffalo Brady
 1937 Law of the Ranger
Wally Hood
 1937 Two Gun Law
Cattle Buyer (uncredited)
 1936 Rio Grande Ranger
Ranger Hal Garrick
 1936 The Gun Ranger
Hanby - Outspoken Juror (uncredited)
 1936 Law and Lead
Steve Bradley, posing as The Juarez Kid (as Wally Wales)
 1936 Ambush Valley
Joel Potter (as Wally Wales)
 1936 The Unknown Ranger
Chuckler (as Hal Talioferro)
 1936 The Traitor
Texas Ranger Hank (uncredited)
 1936 The Phantom Rider
Henchman Lew (as Wally Wales)
 1936 The Crime Patrol
Henchman Driving Getaway Car (uncredited)
 1936 Avenging Waters
Slivers (as Wally Wales)
 1936 Heroes of the Range
Trail Boss (uncredited)
 1936 Hair-Trigger Casey
Dave Casey (as Wally Wales)
 1936 Lucky Terror
Henchman Shake (uncredited)
 1935 Trigger Tom
Sam Slater (as Wally Wales)
 1935 Swifty
Price McNiel (as Wally Wales)
 1935 Lawless Riders
Carl Walton (as Wally Wales)
 1935 Gun Play
George Holt (as Wally Wales)
 1935 The Shadow of Silk Lennox
Insp. Swann (uncredited)
 1935 Between Men
Blacksmith Luke (uncredited)
 1935 Western Courage
Slim (uncredited)
 1935 Powdersmoke Range
Aloysius 'Bud' Taggart (as Wally Wales)
 1935 Heir to Trouble
Cowhand Spurs (as Wally Wales)
 1935 Danger Trails
Desolation Wilson (as Wally Wales)
 1935 Men of Action
Henchman Wally (uncredited)
 1935 Get That Man
Thomas, Prescott Chaueffeur (uncredited)
 1935 The Vanishing Riders
Wolf Lawson (as Wally Wales)
 1935 Stranded
Peterson (uncredited)
 1935 The Laramie Kid
Road Gang Guard (uncredited)
 1935 The Silver Bullet
Deputy Jake (as Walt Williams)
 1935 Fighting Caballero
Wildcat (as Wally Wales)
 1935 Silent Valley
Fred Jones (as Wally Wales)
 1935 The Call of the Savage
Lancer Officer-in-Charge [Chs. 10-12] (uncredited)
 1935 The Miracle Rider
Texas Ranger Burnett (uncredited)
 1935 The Cowboy and the Bandit
Chuck (as Wally Wales)
 1935 The Pecos Kid
Eric Grayson (as Wally Wales)
 1935 Five Bad Men
Bad Man #4 (as Wally Wales)
 1935 The Phantom Empire
Thunder Guard (uncredited)
 1935 Six Gun Justice
Nevada Joe (as Wally Wales)
 1935 The Lone Bandit
Sheriff Jim Mace (as Wally Wales)
 1935 The Rustlers of Red Dog
Wally (uncredited)
 1935 Unconquered Bandit
Henchman (uncredited)
 1935 The Cactus Kid
Andy (as Wally Wales)
 1934 Mystery Mountain
Corwin Teamster (uncredited)
 1934 Range Warfare
Tommy Lord (as Wally Wales)
 1934 The Oil Raider
Oil Well Driller (uncredited)
 1934 West of the Law (Short)
Wally Williams (ranch foreman) (as Wally Wales)
 1934 The Way of the West
Wally Gordon (as Wally Wales)
 1934 The Lone Rider (Short)
Wally aka Jeff Smith (as Wally Wales)
 1934 The Law of the Wild
Deputy Tom [Chs. 7-8] (uncredited)
 1934 Pals of the West (Short)
Captain Wally Wallace (as Wally Wales)
 1934 Fighting Through
Frisco (uncredited)
 1934 The Desert Man (Short)
Wally Bradley (as Wally Wales)
 1934 Carrying the Mail (Short)
Wally Reed (as Wally Wales)
 1934 Smoking Guns
Henchman (uncredited)
 1934 Sundown Trail (Short)
Wally Barton (as Wally Wales)
 1934 The Fighting Rookie
Gambler (as Wally Wales)
 1934 Arizona Cyclone (Short)
Jim Blaine (as Wally Wales)
 1934 Honor of the Range
3rd Man Nominating Boots (uncredited)
 1934 Western Racketeers
Sheriff Rawlings (as Wally Wales)
 1934 Romance Revier (Short)
Frank Wells (as Walt Williams)
 1934/I The Lost Jungle
Crewman (as Wally Wales)
 1934 Nevada Cyclone (Short)
Dick (as Walt Williams)
 1934 Adventures of Texas Jack
Texas Jack (as Wally Wales)
 1934 Wheels of Destiny
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1934 West of the Divide
Henchman (uncredited)
 1934 Border Guns
Sheriff Tom (uncredited)
 1934 The Lucky Texan
Henchman (uncredited)
 1934 Potluck Pards (Short)
Bud Wallace (as Walt Williams)
 1933 The Mystery Squadron
Mystery Flyer [Chs. 5-6, 10] (uncredited)
 1933 Sagebrush Trail
Deputy Sheriff (as Wally Wales)
 1933 The Trail Drive
Steve (uncredited)
 1933 Secrets of Hollywood
An Actor (as Wally Wales)
 1933 The Fighting Texans
Henchman Bill (as Wally Wales)
 1933 King of the Arena
Bronc Riding Spectator (uncredited)
 1933 Rusty Rides Alone
Hank Quillan (uncredited)
 1933 Deadwood Pass
Pete Sorrenson (as Wally Wales)
 1932 Law and Lawless
Buck Daggett (as Wally Wales)
 1931 So This Is Arizona
Bob Ransome (as Wally Wales)
 1931 Flying Lariats
Wally Dunbar (as Wally Wales)
 1931 Riders of the Cactus
Bob Bronson (as Wally Wales)
 1931 Hell's Valley
Wally, Texas Rangers Captain (as Wally Wales)
 1931 Red Fork Range
Wally Hamilton (as Wally Wales)
 1930 Breed of the West
Wally Weldon (as Wally Wales)
 1930 The Utah Kid
Deputy (uncredited)
 1930 Trails of Danger
Bob Bartlett (as Wally Wales)
 1930 Canyon Hawks
Dick Carson (as Wally Wales)
 1930 Bar-L Ranch
Frank Kellogg (as Wally Wales)
 1930 The Voice from the Sky
Jack Deering (as Wally Wales)
 1929 Overland Bound
Buck Hawkins (as Wally Wales)
 1928 Flyin' Buckaroo
Bill Mathews (as Wally Wales)
 1928 Saddle Mates
John Benson (as Wally Wales)
 1928 Desperate Courage
Jim Dane (as Wally Wales)
 1927 Pals of the West (as Wally Wales)
 1927 The Desert of the Lost
Jim Drake (as Wally Wales)
 1927 The Soda Water Cowboy
Wally (as Wally Wales)
 1927 White Pebbles
Zip Wallace (as Wally Wales)
 1927 Skedaddle Gold
Kent Blake (as Wally Wales)
 1927 The Meddlin' Stranger
Wally Fraser (as Wally Wales)
 1927 Tearin' Into Trouble
Wally Tilland (as Wally Wales)
 1927 The Cyclone Cowboy
Wally Baxter (as Wally Wales)
 1926 Ace of Action
Wally Rand (as Wally Wales)
 1926 Twisted Triggers
Wally Weston (as Wally Wales)
 1926 Double Daring
Wally Meeker (as Wally Wales)
 1926 Vanishing Hoofs
Wally Marsh (as Wally Wales)
 1926 The Fighting Cheat
Wally Kenyon (as Wally Wales)
 1925 Galloping On
Wally Moore (as Wally Wales)
 1925 The Hurricane Horseman
Wally Marden (as Wally Wales)
 1925 Tearin' Loose
Wally Blake (as Wally Wales)
 1921 Crossing Trails
Peter Marcus (as Wally Wales)
 1921 Western Hearts
Pete Marcel (as Floyd Taliaferro)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Floyd Taliaferro | Hal Talioferro | Hal Talliaferro | Wally Wales | Walt Williams

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Trivia:

His horse, Silver King, was once owned by silent-era cowboy star Fred Thomson. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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