Hank Worden

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Birthday
23, 1901
Birthplace
Rolfe, IA
Death Date
Dec 6, 1992 (91)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
23, 1901
Birthplace
Rolfe, IA
Death Date
Dec 6, 1992 (91)

About

He toured the country as a rodeo rider before playing the Lone Ranger and appearing in Westerns. He appeared with John Wayne in True Grit, The Searches, and The Alamo.

Before Fame

He broke his neck by falling off of a horse sometime in his 20s, but continued to ride, claiming he just had a sore neck.

Trivia

He played small parts in a dozen of John Ford's classic westerns, and appeared 17 films with John Wayne.

Family Life

He was born in Rolfe, Iowa, and raised on a cattle ranch in Montana.

Associated With

He and Tex Ritter were both spotted by a talent scout at a rodeo in Madison Square Garden, and were offered a role in the Broadway production of Green Grow the Lilacs.