Allan Lane (I) (1909–1973)

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Most western action film heroes begin and end their career in the saddle. Not so for cowboy idol Allan Lane "Rocky", who started as a leading man in major studio dramas, only to segue into "B" serials and sagebrush sagas in later life. The Indiana native was born in 1909 (some sources claim 1904). His attentions, however, veered toward the theater... See full bio »

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Known For

Mister Ed Mister Ed
King of the Royal Mounted Sergeant Dave King
Stowaway Richard Hope
Conspiracy Steve Kendall


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 1961-1966 Mister Ed (TV Series)
Mister Ed
- Ed Goes to College (1966) ... Mister Ed (voice, uncredited)
- Cherokee Ed (1966) ... Mister Ed (voice, uncredited)
- Ed and the Motorcycle (1966) ... Mister Ed (voice, uncredited)
- Ed the Bridegroom (1965) ... Mister Ed (voice, uncredited)
- Don't Skin That Bear (1965) ... Mister Ed (voice, uncredited)
 1961 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Sheriff Milton
- Massacre at Gunsight Pass (1961) ... Sheriff Milton
 1958-1961 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Capt. Graves / Mac / Kin Talley
- Long Hours, Short Pay (1961) ... Capt. Graves
- The Badge (1960) ... Mac
- Texas Cowboys (1958) ... Kin Talley
 1961 Posse from Hell
Burl Hogan
 1960 Bonanza (TV Series)
Luke Grayson
- The Blood Line (1960) ... Luke Grayson
 1960 Lawman (TV Series)
Joe Hoyt
- The Payment (1960) ... Joe Hoyt
 1960 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Mayor / Gilby
- Trial by Rope (1960) ... Mayor
- Arizona Anderson (1960) ... Gilby
 1960 Bronco (TV Series)
Sheriff Brady
- Death of an Outlaw (1960) ... Sheriff Brady
 1960 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
Johnny Ringo
- Texas John Slaughter: Geronimo's Revenge (1960) ... Johnny Ringo (unconfirmed)
- Texas John Slaughter: Kentucky Gunslick (1960) ... Johnny Ringo
 1960 Hell Bent for Leather
 1959 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Lefty Jones
- Husbands Are Bad Luck (1959) ... Lefty Jones
 1958 U.S. Marshal (TV Series)
Alfred Henshaw
- Highway Robbery ... Alfred Henshaw
 1958 The Saga of Hemp Brown
 1958 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Chuck Latimer
- The Reward (1958) ... Chuck Latimer
 1958 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Mr. Sam Miller
- The Daniel Barrister Story (1958) ... Mr. Sam Miller
 1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Patrick Maloney
- Lamb to the Slaughter (1958) ... Patrick Maloney
 1956 Red Ryder (TV Series)
Red Ryder
- Gun Trouble Valley (1956) ... Red Ryder (as Rocky Lane)
 1953 El Paso Stampede
Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1953 Bandits of the West
Marshal Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1953 Savage Frontier
U.S. Marshal Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1953 Marshal of Cedar Rock
Marshal Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1952 Desperadoes' Outpost
Rocky Lane (as Allan "Rocky" Lane)
 1952 Thundering Caravans
Marshal Rocky Lane
 1952 Black Hills Ambush
Rocky Lane (as Allan "Rocky" Lane)
 1952 Leadville Gunslinger
U. S. Marshal Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1952 Captive of Billy the Kid
Marshal Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1951 Desert of Lost Men
Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1951 Fort Dodge Stampede
Deputy Sheriff Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1951 Wells Fargo Gunmaster
Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1951 Night Riders of Montana
Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1951 Rough Riders of Durango
Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1950 Trail of Robin Hood
Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1950 Rustlers on Horseback
Marshal Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1950 Frisco Tornado
Marshal Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1950 Vigilante Hideout
Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1950 Covered Wagon Raid
Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1950 Salt Lake Raiders
Deputy Marshal Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1950 Code of the Silver Sage
Lt. Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1950 Gunmen of Abilene
Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1949 Powder River Rustlers
Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1949 Navajo Trail Raiders
Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1949 Bandit King of Texas
Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1949 The Wyoming Bandit
Marshal Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1949 Frontier Investigator
Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1949 Death Valley Gunfighter
Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1949 Sheriff of Wichita
Sheriff Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1948 Renegades of Sonora
Rocky Lane
 1948 Sundown in Santa Fe
Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1948 The Denver Kid
Rocky Lane Posing as the Denver Kid (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1948 Desperadoes of Dodge City
Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1948 Marshal of Amarillo
Marshal Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1948 Carson City Raiders
Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1948 The Bold Frontiersman
Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1948 Oklahoma Badlands
Allan Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1947 Bandits of Dark Canyon
Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1947 The Wild Frontier
Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
 1947 Marshal of Cripple Creek
Marshal Red Ryder
 1947 Rustlers of Devil's Canyon
Red Ryder
 1947 Oregon Trail Scouts
Red Ryder
 1947 Vigilantes of Boomtown
Red Ryder
 1946 Stagecoach to Denver
Red Ryder
 1946 Out California Way
Allan Lane
 1946 Santa Fe Uprising
Marshal Red Ryder
 1946 Night Train to Memphis
Dan Acuff
 1946 A Guy Could Change
Michael 'Mike' Hogan
 1946 Gay Blades
Andy Buell
 1945 Trail of Kit Carson
Bill Harmon
 1945 Bells of Rosarita
Allan Lane
 1945 Corpus Christi Bandits
Capt. James Christie / Corpus Christi Jim
 1945 The Topeka Terror
Chad Stevens
 1944 Sheriff of Sundown
Tex Jordan
 1944 Stagecoach to Monterey
Bruce Redmond - Posing as Chick Weaver
 1944 Silver City Kid
Jack Adams
 1944 The Tiger Woman
Allen Saunders
 1944 Call of the South Seas
Kendall Gaige
 1943 The Dancing Masters
George Worthing
 1943 Daredevils of the West
Duke Cameron
 1943 Air Force
Marine (uncredited)
 1942 King of the Mounties
Sergeant Dave King
 1941 Military Training (Short)
Lieutenant Instructor, Bayonet Drill (uncredited)
 1941 All-American Co-Ed
Second Senior
 1941 Coffins on Wheels (Short)
Police Lieutenant
 1940 King of the Royal Mounted
Sergeant Dave King
 1940 Grand Ole Opry
Fred Barnes
 1939 Conspiracy
Steve Kendall
 1939 The Spellbinder
Steve Kindal
 1939 Panama Lady
Dennis McTeague
 1939 They Made Her a Spy
James Huntley
 1939 Twelve Crowded Hours
Dave Sanders
 1939 Pacific Liner
 1938 The Law West of Tombstone
Danny Sanders
 1938 Fugitives for a Night
John Nelson
 1938 Crime Ring
Joe Ryan
 1938 Having Wonderful Time
Maxwell Pingwell aka Mac
 1938 This Marriage Business
Bill Bennett
 1938 Maid's Night Out
Bill Norman
 1938 Night Spot
Pete Cooper
 1937 The Duke Comes Back
Duke Foster
 1937 Sing and Be Happy
Hamilton Howe
 1937 Fifty Roads to Town
Leroy Smedley
 1937 Big Business
Ted Hewett
 1937 Charlie Chan at the Olympics
Richard Masters
 1937 Step Lively, Jeeves!
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1936 Stowaway
Richard Hope
 1936 Laughing at Trouble
John Campbell
 1932 The Crash
Geoffrey's Associate (uncredited)
 1932 One Way Passage
Friend of Joan's (uncredited)
 1932 Crooner
Heckler on Dance Floor (uncredited)
 1932 A Successful Calamity
Polo Player (uncredited)
 1932 Winner Take All
Monty - Joan's Friend (uncredited)
 1932 Week-End Marriage
Office Clerk (uncredited)
 1932 Miss Pinkerton
Herbert Wynn (scenes deleted)
 1932 The Tenderfoot
An Actor (uncredited)
 1932 The Famous Ferguson Case
Hanley - Reporter (uncredited)
 1932 Heavens! My Husband! (Short)
Jimmy Benson
 1931 Local Boy Makes Good
Runner with a Bad Knee (uncredited)
 1931 War Mamas (Short)
 1931 Expensive Women
Party Boy with Bobby (uncredited)
 1931 Honor of the Family
 1931 The Star Witness
Young Deputy at the Leeds Home (uncredited)
 1931 How I Play Golf, by Bobby Jones No. 8: 'the Brassie' (Short)
Allan (uncredited)
 1931 Night Nurse
Intern (uncredited)
 1930 Madam Satan
Zeppelin Majordomo (uncredited)
 1930 Love in the Rough
Harry Johnson
 1929 The Forward Pass
Ed Kirby
 1929 Detectives Wanted (Short)
 1929 Knights Out (Short)
 1929 Not Quite Decent
Jerry Connor
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Self (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (10 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in touring company of "Hit the Deck".

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Allan "Rocky" Lane | Allan 'Rocky' Lane | Rocky Lane


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