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Russell Hayden (I) (1912–1981)

Russell "Lucky" Hayden was born as Hayden Michael Lucid, the son of Francis Lucid and Minnie Harvey Lucid on June 12, 1912 in Chico, California. In his early Hollywood career, he worked primarily behind the scenes as a film cutter, assistant cameraman, and sound recorder. In 1937, he began his acting career, taking on the name Russell Hayden to ... See full bio »

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Known For

Saddles and Sagebrush Lucky Randall
Three Men from Texas Lucky Jenkins
The Last Horseman Lucky Rawlins
Down Rio Grande Way 'Lucky' Haines


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 1963 30 Minutes at Gunsight (TV Movie)
The Drifter
 1957 26 Men (TV Series)
Ranger Ferguson
- The Recruit (1957) ... Ranger Ferguson (uncredited)
 1956 Judge Roy Bean (TV Series)
Texas Ranger Steve Allison / Ranger Steve / Texas Ranger Steve / ...
- Vinegarone (1956) ... Texas Ranger Steve (uncredited)
- The Wedding of Old Sam (1956) ... Ranger (uncredited)
- The Hypnotist (1956) ... Steve - Texas Ranger (uncredited)
- The Horse Thief (1956) ... Ranger Steve (uncredited)
- The Fugitive (1956) ... Texas Ranger Steve Allison (uncredited)
 1952-1953 Cowboy G-Men (TV Series)
Pat Gallagher
- The California Bullets (1953) ... Pat Gallagher
- High Heeled Boots (1953) ... Pat Gallagher
- Double Crossed (1953) ... Pat Gallagher
- The Woman Mayor (1953) ... Pat Gallagher
- Stolen Dynamite (1953) ... Pat Gallagher
 1951 Valley of Fire
Steve Guilford
 1951 Texans Never Cry
Steve Diamond (as Russ Hayden)
 1950 The Gene Autry Show (TV Series)
Dave Anders
- The Peacemaker (1950) ... Dave Anders (as Russ Hayden)
 1950 Fast on the Draw
Lucky Hayden (as Russ 'Lucky' Hayden)
 1950 West of the Brazos
Lucky Hayden (as Russ 'Lucky' Hayden)
 1950 Colorado Ranger
Lucky (as Russ 'Lucky' Hayden)
 1950 Crooked River
Lucky Hayden (as Russ 'Lucky' Hayden)
 1950 Marshal of Heldorado
Marshal Lucky (as Russ 'Lucky' Hayden)
 1950 Everybody's Dancin'
Russell Hayden (as Rusell 'Lucky' Haden)
 1950 Hostile Country
Lucky Hayden (as Russ 'Lucky' Hayden)
 1950 The Marshal of Gunsight Pass (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1950) ... Marshal
 1949 Apache Chief
Black Wolf
 1949 Deputy Marshal
Bill Masters
 1948 Simon Peter, Fisherman (Short)
Simon Peter
 1948 Sons of Adventure
Steve Malone (as Russ Hayden)
 1948 Albuquerque
Ted Wallace
 1947 Trail of the Mounties
Sergeant Lucky Sanderson / Johnny Sanderson
 1947 Where the North Begins (Short)
Sgt. Dave 'Lucky' Sanderson
 1947 Seven Were Saved
Capt. Jim Willis
 1946 North of the Border
Bob 'Utah' Neyes
 1946 Rolling Home
Reverend David Owens
 1946 Neath Canadian Skies (Short)
Sergeant Tim - Posing as Joe Reed
 1946 Lost City of the Jungle
Rod Stanton
 1944 The Last Horseman
Lucky Rawlins
 1944 Gamblers Choice
Mike McGlennon
 1944 Wyoming Hurricane
Lucky Saunders
 1944 Marshal of Gunsmoke
Tom Bailey
 1943 The Vigilantes Ride
Lucky Saunders - Arizona Ranger
 1943 Minesweeper
Seaman Elliot Nash
 1943 Silver City Raiders
Lucky Harlan
 1943 Frontier Law
Jim Warren
 1943 Saddles and Sagebrush
Lucky Randall
 1943 Riders of the Northwest Mounted
Lucky Kerrigan
 1942 A Tornado in the Saddle
Sheriff Lucky Crandall
 1942 The Lone Prairie
Lucky Dawson
 1942 Lucky Legs
James Abercrombie
 1942 Overland to Deadwood
Lucky Chandler
 1942 Bad Men of the Hills
Lucky Shelton
 1942 Riders of the Northland
Lucky Laidlaw
 1942 Down Rio Grande Way
'Lucky' Haines
 1942 Lawless Plainsmen
'Lucky' Bannon
 1942 West of Tombstone
Lucky Barnet
 1941 Riders of the Badlands
'Lucky' Barton
 1941 The Royal Mounted Patrol
Lucky Lawrence
 1941 Wide Open Town
Lucky Jenkins
 1941 Two in a Taxi
Jimmy Owens
 1941 Pirates on Horseback
Lucky Jenkins
 1941 Border Vigilantes
Lucky Jenkins
 1941 In Old Colorado
Lucky Jenkins
 1941 Doomed Caravan
Lucky Jenkins
 1940 Three Men from Texas
Lucky Jenkins
 1940 Stagecoach War
Lucky Jenkins
 1940 Hidden Gold
Lucky Jenkins
 1940 Light of Western Stars, The
Al Hammond
 1940 The Showdown
Lucky Jenkins
 1940 Knights of the Range
Renn Frayne
 1940 Santa Fe Marshal
Lucky Jenkins
 1939 Law of the Pampas
Lucky Jenkins
 1939 Range War
Lucky Jenkins
 1939 Renegade Trail
Lucky Jenkins
 1939 When the West Was Young
David Naab
 1939 Silver on the Sage
Lucky Jenkins
 1938 The Frontiersmen
Lucky Jenkins
 1938 The Mysterious Rider
Wils Moore
 1938 In Old Mexico
Lucky Jenkins
 1938 Sunset Trail
Lucky Jenkins
 1938 Pride of the West
Lucky Jenkins
 1938 Hopalong Cassidy Bar 20 Justice
Lucky Jenkins
 1938 Heart of Arizona
Lucky Jenkins
 1938 Cassidy of Bar 20
Lucky Jenkins
 1938 Partners of the Plains
Lucky Jenkins
 1937 Texas Trail
Lucky Jenkins
 1937 Hopalong Cassidy Rides Again
Lucky Jenkins
 1937 Rustlers' Valley
Lucky Jenkins
 1937 North of the Rio Grande
Lucky Jenkins
 1937 Hills of Old Wyoming
Lucky Jenkins
Show Show Producer (6 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Director (4 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (2 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

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Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Developed a pilot for a western series called "The Tiger of Sonoma" about a Russian fortune hunter who throws in his lot with the poor and oppressed ranchers in the 19th-century Southwest. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Rusell 'Lucky' Haden | R. H. Hayden | R.M. Hayden | Russ 'Lucky' Hayden | Russell 'Lucky' Hayden | Russ Hayden


6' 3" (1.91 m)

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Hollywood western actor, popular as Hopalong Cassidy's sidekick "Lucky Jenkins". Prior to acting, he worked in films as a sound recorder, film cutter and assistant cameraman. See more »


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