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Karl Hackett (1893–1948)

Karl Hackett was born on September 5, 1893 in Carthage, Missouri, USA as Carl Ellsworth Germain. He was an actor, known for Death Rides the Plains (1943), Perils of the West (1922) and Thundering Trails (1943). He was married to Ruby Burnette Moore. He died on October 24, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Death Rides the Plains Edward Simms
Perils of the West Jim Raymond
Thundering Trails Henchman Mollison


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 1947 The Fabulous Texan
Harpe (uncredited)
 1947 Michigan Kid
Sam (uncredited)
 1946 Outlaws of the Plains
Henry Reed
 1946 Gunman's Code
Rancher Ben Lewis
 1946 Lawless Breed
Sheriff Dan Bradley
 1946 Canyon Passage
Miner (uncredited)
 1946 Ghost of Hidden Valley
Elder Cowhand
 1946 Terrors on Horseback
Ed Sperling
 1946 Gentlemen with Guns
 1946 Lightning Raiders
Jim Murray
 1945 Prairie Rustlers
Dan Foster
 1945 Rustlers of the Badlands
Sheriff Mallory
 1945 Gangster's Den
Old Man Taylor
 1945 Enemy of the Law
Dr. Carey (uncredited)
 1945 Shadows of Death
Dave Hanley
 1945 His Brother's Ghost
Doc Packard
 1944 Oath of Vengeance
Dan Harper
 1944 Code of the Prairie
Deputy Sheriff (uncredited)
 1944 Brand of the Devil
Jeff Palin (Sheriff in credits) (as Carl Hackett)
 1944 Sonora Stagecoach
Banker Joe Kenton
 1944 Tucson Raiders
Reverend George Allen
 1944 The Pinto Bandit
Sheriff Bisbee
 1944 Thundering Gun Slingers
Jeff Halliday
 1944 Mojave Firebrand
Luke Reed
 1944 Arizona Whirlwind
Steve Lynch
 1944 Westward Bound
Henry Wagner - Tax Collector
 1943 California Joe
Potter - Telegrapher
 1943 Death Valley Rangers
Doc Thorne
 1943 Boss of Rawhide
Bill Holden (uncredited)
 1943 The Renegade
Banker John Martin
 1943 Batman
Wallace (uncredited)
 1943 Fugitive from Sonora
Blalock - Rancher (uncredited)
 1943 Bordertown Gun Fighters
Frank Holden
 1943 Wolves of the Range
Bob Corrigan
 1943 The Avenging Rider
Sheriff Allen
 1943 Western Cyclone
Governor Jim Arnold
 1943 Death Rides the Plains
Edward Simms
 1943 Sagebrush Law
 1943 Fugitive of the Plains
Red Rock Sheriff Sam Packard
 1943 Idaho
Parson (uncredited)
 1943 Wild Horse Rustlers
The Sheriff
 1943 The Kid Rides Again
Henry - Texas Sheriff (uncredited)
 1943 Thundering Trails
Henchman Mollison
 1942 Lost Canyon
Wade Haskell
 1942 The Valley of Vanishing Men
Cave Prisoner (uncredited)
 1942 Outlaws of Boulder Pass
Sidney Clayton
 1942 Pirates of the Prairie
Rufe Jackson
 1942 The Mysterious Rider
The Marshal (uncredited)
 1942 Northwest Rangers
Gambler (uncredited)
 1942 Along the Sundown Trail
Pop Lawrence
 1942 Phantom Killer
Defense Attorney
 1942 Sunset Serenade
Rancher in Antlers Saloon (uncredited)
 1942 Prairie Pals
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1942 Tumbleweed Trail
Barlow the New Sheriff
 1942 Sons of the Pioneers
Dr. Thompson (uncredited)
 1942 Come on Danger
Ott Ramsey
 1942 Texas Justice
Jack Stewart
 1942 In Old California
Charlie - Wagon Owner (uncredited)
 1942 Gang Busters
Henry - Crooked Watchman [Chs. 7-8] (uncredited)
 1942 Jesse James, Jr.
Amos Martin
 1942 The Lone Rider in Cheyenne
Mayor Dan Blodgett
 1942 Riding the Wind
 1942 Western Mail
Jim Rivers
 1942 Wild Bill Hickok Rides
Clem Jellife (uncredited)
 1942 Texas Man Hunt
Paul Clay
 1941 Borrowed Hero
Richard Allen (uncredited)
 1941 A Missouri Outlaw
Judge Lewis (uncredited)
 1941 Jesse James at Bay
Homesteader (uncredited)
 1941 Death Valley Outlaws
Charles W. Gifford
 1941 Outlaws of Cherokee Trail
Defense Lawyer (uncredited)
 1941 Bad Man of Deadwood
Bank President (uncredited)
 1941 Man from Montana
Flash Watson aka Trig
 1941 The Lone Rider in Frontier Fury
Matt Malone
 1941 The Texas Marshal
Ernest Moore
 1941 Billy the Kid in Santa Fe
Bert Davis
 1941 The Pioneers
 1941 Lady from Louisiana
Mirbeau Supporter (uncredited)
 1941 Billy the Kid's Range War
 1941 The Lone Rider Rides On
Judge Graham
 1940 Billy the Kid's Gun Justice
Attorney Martin (as Carl Hackett)
 1940 The Green Hornet Strikes Again!
Hansen, the Stranger (uncredited)
 1940 Arizona Gang Busters
Commander Jim (uncredited)
 1940 Colorado
Mr. Haynes (uncredited)
 1940 The Range Busters
Sheriff Dod Clayburne (uncredited)
 1940 Deadwood Dick
Jack McCall (Ch's 1-3) (uncredited)
 1940 Sky Bandits
 1940 Frontier Crusader
Barney Bronson
 1940 Ski Patrol
Gregor, tunnel soldier (uncredited)
 1940 Boss of Bullion City
Deputy Tug
 1940 Murder on the Yukon
Hawks (as Carl Hackett)
 1940 The Man from Dakota
Guard (uncredited)
 1940 The Green Hornet
Gorman - Workman [Ch. 1] (uncredited)
 1940 Yukon Flight
Raymond - Airline Owner
 1939 Thou Shalt Not Kill
Reporter (uncredited)
 1939 Man from Montreal
McLennon (uncredited)
 1939 Chip of the Flying U
 1939 The Man from Tascosa (Short)
 1939 The Oregon Trail
Clark [ch. 1] (uncredited)
 1939 Grand Jury Secrets
Juror (uncredited)
 1939 Buck Rogers
Councillor Krenko (uncredited)
 1939 Lure of the Wasteland
 1939 Sundown on the Prairie
Jack Hendricks
 1939 The Phantom Creeps
Brown (uncredited)
 1938 Six-Gun Trail
Joe Willis
 1938 Lightning Carson Rides Again
Gray -Banker
 1938 Where the Buffalo Roam
Three-Finger Rogel
 1938 Down in 'Arkansaw'
 1938 Starlight Over Texas
Kildare (posing as Deputy Marshal Tom Carr)
 1938 Durango Valley Raiders
John McKay
 1938 Utah Trail
Hiram Slaughter
 1938 Rollin' Plains
Dan Barrow
 1938 Flaming Frontiers
Jake (Chs. 6-11, 14-15) (as Carl Hackett)
 1938 Songs and Saddles
George Morrow
 1938 Phantom Ranger
 1938 The Feud Maker
Rand Lassiter aka Ross Landers
 1938 Songs and Bullets
Harry Skelton (as Carl Hackett)
 1938 Frontier Town
Nat Regan
 1938 Gold Is Where You Find It
Clerk (uncredited)
 1938 The Rangers' Round-Up
Hank (as Carl Hackett)
 1938 Paroled - To Die
Harvey Meline
 1937 Colorado Kid
Wolf Hines
 1937 Texas Trail
Major McCready
 1937 Arizona Gunfighter
Durkin - Rancher
 1937 The Firefly
Spaniard (uncredited)
 1937 The Red Rope
Grant Brade
 1937 Two-Fisted Sheriff
Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 The Last Train from Madrid
Herrera (uncredited)
 1937 Border Phantom
Obed Young
 1937 Song of Revolt (Short)
Corporal Defending de Lisle (uncredited)
 1937 Sing, Cowboy, Sing
 1937 Gun Lords of Stirrup Basin
Gabe Bowdre
 1937 Rootin' Tootin' Rhythm
Sheriff Miles Palmer (uncredited)
 1937 Whistling Bullets
Dave Stone
 1937 The Gold Racket
 1937 Trail of Vengeance
Bert Pearson (as Karl Hacket)
 1937 Borderland
American Visitor (uncredited)
 1936 Stormy Trails
Max Durante - Henchman
 1936 Happy-Go-Lucky
 1936 General Spanky
First Mate (uncredited)
 1936 The Public Pays (Short)
Markovitz, Milk Company Executive (uncredited)
 1936 Cavalry
Gavin Rance
 1936 The Traitor
Texas Ranger Captain John Hughes (as Carl Hackett)
 1936 The Lion's Den
Sheriff Ben Thompson (uncredited)
 1936 Aces and Eights
Wild Bill Hickok / Prologue Narrator (uncredited)
 1936 The Road to Glory
Soldier (uncredited)
 1936 Down to the Sea
 1936 Under Two Flags
Orderly (uncredited)
 1936 Lightnin' Bill Carson
'Stack' Stone
 1936 Desert Phantom
Tom Jackson
 1936 I'll Name the Murderer
Bill - Ted's Friend (uncredited)
 1936 Roarin' Guns
 1935 Bulldog Courage
Williams (as Wm. Karl Hackett)
 1935 The Littlest Rebel
John - Lincoln's Secretary (uncredited)
 1935 Frisco Kid
Dealer (uncredited)
 1922 Perils of the West
Jim Raymond (as William K. Hackett)
 1919 A Debtor to the Law (as William Hackett)
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(9/7/29) Stage: Appeared in "The Whole Town's Talking", National Theatre, Chicago, IL. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Karl Hacket | Carl Hackett | William K. Hackett | William Hackett | Wm. Karl Hackett

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Fought in the US Army during World War I.


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