Hank Worden

Hank Worden

  • Born on
    • July 23rd, 1901
  • Died on
    • December 6th, 1992
Raised on a cattle ranch in Montana. Educated at Stanford and the University of Nevada as an engineer. Washed out as an Army pilot. Toured the country in rodeos as a saddle bronc rider. Broke his neck in a horsefall in his 20s, but didn't know it until his 40s. Chosen along with Tex Ritter from a rodeo at Madison Square Garden in New York to appear in the Broadway play "Green Grow the Lilacs", the play from which the musical "Oklahoma" was later derived. Drove a cab in New York, then worked on dude ranches as a wrangler and as a guide on the Bright Angel trail of the Grand Canyon. Recommended by Billie Burke to several movie producers. Became friends with John Wayne, Howard Hawks, and later John Ford, all of whom provided him with much work. Survived by adopted daughter Dawn Henry. Date of Death:  6 December 1992, Los Angeles, California, USA  (natural causes)

Starring Hank Worden on Plex


Acting (47 Credits)

1990Almost an Angel as Pop
1988Once Upon a Texas Train as Old TimerWatch Free
1985Runaway Train as Old Con
1984The Ice Pirates as Elderly Jason
1982Hammett as Pool Room Attendant
1981Scream as John
1980Bronco Billy as Station Mechanic
1978Big Wednesday as Shopping Cart
1978Every Which Way but Loose as Trailer Court Manager
1974The Hanged Man as Ab WickesWatch Free
1973Cahill U.S. Marshal as Albert, Valentine Stationmaster
1971Big Jake as Hank
1970Rio Lobo as Hank, the hotel desk clerkWatch Free
1963McLintock! as Curly Fletcher
1962The Music Man as Undertaker
1961One-Eyed Jacks as DocWatch Free
1960The Alamo as Parson
1959The Horse Soldiers as Deacon Clump
1957Forty Guns as Marshal John Chisum
1956Davy Crockett and the River Pirates as Fiddler
1956The Searchers as Mose Harper
1952The Big Sky as PoordevilWatch Free
1951Comin' Round the Mountain as Shooting Match Official
1950Wagon Master as Luke Clegg
1949The Fighting Kentuckian as Abner Todd
1949Streets of Laredo as Texas Ranger (uncredited)
1949Cover Up as Undertaker
1948Yellow Sky as Rancher, Bank Customer (uncredited)
19483 Godfathers as Deputy Curly
1948Red River as Simms ReevesWatch Free
1948Whispering Smith as Ranchhand
1948Fort Apache as Southern Recruit
1947Angel and the Badman as Townsman (uncredited)Watch Free
1947The Secret Life of Walter Mitty as Western Character (uncredited)
1946Duel in the Sun as Dance- Floor Cowboy (uncredited)
1946Undercurrent as Telegram Delivery Man (uncredited)
1945Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood as Joe (uncredited)
1943Flesh and Fantasy as Circus Spectator (uncredited)
1943So Proudly We Hail! as Soldier on Troop Ship (Uncredited)
1943A Lady Takes a Chance as Waiter
1940Beyond Tomorrow as Hospital Visitor (Uncredited)Watch Free
1940Northwest Passage as Ranger Tying Oars
1940Brigham Young as Mormon Cheering Porter
1939Stagecoach as Cavalryman Extra (uncredited)Watch Free
1938The Cowboy and the Lady as Cowhand Leonard (uncredited)
1936Come and Get It as Lumberjack (uncredited)
1935Barbary Coast as Barfly / Townsman (uncredited)

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