Hank Worden

Actor, Soundtrack, Producer

Actor, Soundtrack, Producer


American character actor, mainly in Westerns in comic or rustic roles. Born Norton Earl Worden in Rolfe, Iowa, during his parents' visit to a relative's home there, he was raised on a cattle ranch near Glendive, Montana. Educated at Stanford and the University of Nevada as an engineer, he trained as an Army pilot, but washed out of flight school. ...
Birth date
1901-07-23
Death date
1992-12-06
Height
6' 1½" (1.87 m)

Known For


The Searchers
The Searchers
Mose Harper (1956)
Red River
Red River
Simms Reeves (1948)
The Alamo
The Alamo
Parson (1960)
Fort Apache
Fort Apache
Southern Recruit (1948)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorTwin Peaks
(TV Series) Waiter - Episode #2.22 (1991) ... Waiter - Episode #2.9 (1990) ... Waiter - Episode #2.7 (1990) ... Waiter - Episode #2.1 (1990) ... Waiter
1990-1991
ActorAlmost an Angel
Pop - Patient in Hospital
1990
ActorBig Bad John
Good Ole Boy
1990
ActorOnce Upon a Texas Train
(TV Movie) Old Timer (as Hank Warden)
1988
ActorKnight Rider
(TV Series) Slim - Fright Knight (1986) ... Slim
1986
ActorSpace Rage
Old codger
1985
ActorRunaway Train
Old Con (as Norton E. 'Hank' Warden)
1985
ActorUFOria
Colonel
1985
ActorThe Ice Pirates
Elderly Jason
1984
ActorThe Yellow Rose
(TV Series) Old Man - A Question of Love (1983) ... Old Man
1983
ActorPlease Don't Eat the Babies
Gramps Jebediah
1983
ActorFlush1982
ActorHammett
Pool Room Attendant
1982
ActorSoggy Bottom, U.S.A.
Old Geezer
1981
ActorScream
John
1981
ActorBronco Billy
Station Mechanic
1980
ActorThey Went That-A-Way & That-A-Way
Butch Collins
1978
ActorEvery Which Way but Loose
Trailer Court Manager
1978
ActorSgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Old Lonely Hearts Club Band
1978
ActorBig Wednesday
Shopping Cart (as Hank Warden)
1978
ActorWhich Way Is Up?
The Flunky
1977
ActorSmokey and the Bandit
Trucker (uncredited)
1977
ActorThe Legend of Frank Woods
Slim
1977
ActorSky Heist
(TV Movie) Old Coot
1975
ActorEve of Aunt Agnes1974
ActorGunsmoke
(TV Series) Claude - The Tarnished Badge (1974) ... Claude
1974
ActorThe Hanged Man
(TV Movie) Ab Wickes
1974
ActorCahill U.S. Marshal
Albert, Valentine Stationmaster
1973
ActorRolling Man
(TV Movie)
1972
ActorMcCloud
(TV Series) Elderly Patient - A Little Plot at Tranquil Valley (1972) ... Elderly Patient (uncredited)
1972
ActorNight Gallery
(TV Series) The Bore (segment "Hell's Bells") - House - With Ghost/A Midnight Visit to the Neighborhood Blood Bank/Dr. Stringfellow's Rejuvenator/Hell's Bells (1971) ... The Bore (segment "Hell's Bells")
1971
ActorBlack Noon
(TV Movie) Joseph
1971
ActorBedknobs and Broomsticks
Old Home Guardsman (uncredited)
1971
ActorBig Jake
Hank
1971
ActorZachariah
Old Cowboy (uncredited)
1971
ActorRio Lobo
Hank - Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
1970
ActorChisum
Stationmaster Elwood
1970
ActorThe Virginian
(TV Series) Calico - A Touch of Hands (1969) ... Calico (uncredited)
1969
ActorGreen Acres
(TV Series) Man / Farmer - You and Your Big Shrunken Head (1969) ... Man - Guess Who's Not Going to the Luau? (1968) ... Farmer
1968-1969
ActorBig Daddy1969
ActorTrue Grit
R. Ryan - Undertaker (uncredited)
1969
ActorThe Beverly Hillbillies
(TV Series) Harry - Drysdale and Friend (1969) ... Harry
1969
ActorThe Outcasts
(TV Series) Willie - The Heady Wine (1968) ... Willie (uncredited)
1968
ActorLancer
(TV Series) Store Owner - The Last Train for Charlie Poe (1968) ... Store Owner
1968
ActorPetticoat Junction
(TV Series) Roy Turlock / Band Member / Luke / ... - The Power of the Press (1968) ... Band Member - Hawaii Calling (1967) ... Luke - A House Divided (1967) ... Roy Turlock - Kate's Big Deal (1967) ... Roy Turlock - A Star Is Born? (1967) ... Roy Turlock Show all 6 episodes
1966-1968
ActorThe President's Analyst
Dirty Old Man (uncredited)
1967
ActorIron Horse
(TV Series) Ed Fenton - Dealer's Choice (1967) ... Ed Fenton
1967
ActorHondo
(TV Series) Miner - Hondo and the War Cry (1967) ... Miner (uncredited) - Hondo and the Eagle Claw (1967) ... Miner (uncredited)
1967
ActorHondo and the Apaches
(TV Movie) Miner (uncredited)
1967
ActorGood Times
Kid
1967
ActorDaniel Boone
(TV Series) Hansom Cab Driver / Blue Belly - Take the Southbound Stage (1967) ... Hansom Cab Driver - The Prophet (1965) ... Blue Belly (uncredited)
1965-1967
ActorBonanza
(TV Series) Dave / Ned Birch - Old Miner / Station Attendant - Tommy (1966) ... Dave (uncredited) - The Bride (1961) ... Ned Birch - Old Miner - The Stranger (1960) ... Station Attendant
1960-1966
ActorThe Loved One
Man in Retirement Village Photo (uncredited)
1965
ActorThe Travels of Jaimie McPheeters
(TV Series) Chief Hunting Hawk - The Day of the Pawnees: Part 2 (1963) ... Chief Hunting Hawk - The Day of the Pawnees: Part 1 (1963) ... Chief Hunting Hawk
1963
ActorMcLintock!
Curly Fletcher
1963
ActorThe Music Man
Undertaker (uncredited)
1962
ActorWagon Train
(TV Series) Trader / Hank - The Nellie Jefferson Story (1961) ... Trader - The Colter Craven Story (1960) ... Hank (uncredited)
1960-1961
ActorOne-Eyed Jacks
Doc
1961
ActorRawhide
(TV Series) Driver / Wendell - Incident of the Captive (1960) ... Driver - Incident of the Devil and His Due (1960) ... Wendell
1960
ActorThe Alamo
Parson
1960
ActorSergeant Rutledge
Laredo (uncredited)
1960
ActorTales of Wells Fargo
(TV Series) Lonnie / Hank, Livery Stable / Slender Old Timer - Woman with a Gun (1959) ... Lonnie - The Reward (1958) ... Hank, Livery Stable - Apache Gold (1957) ... Slender Old Timer
1957-1959
ActorThe Horse Soldiers
Deacon Clump
1959
ActorSteve Canyon
(TV Series) Ben Shaw - Operation Firebee (1959) ... Ben Shaw
1959
ActorBronco
(TV Series) Jake - The Belles of Silver Flat (1959) ... Jake
1959
ActorThe Toughest Gun in Tombstone
Liveryman (uncredited)
1958
ActorBullwhip
Tex
1958
ActorThe Notorious Mr. Monks
Pete
1958
ActorSing Boy Sing
Girl's Father at Police Station (uncredited)
1958
ActorTales of the Texas Rangers
(TV Series) Sheriff - Gypsy Boy (1957) ... Sheriff (uncredited)
1957
ActorForty Guns
Marshal John Chisum
1957
ActorThe Adventures of Jim Bowie
(TV Series) Street Hawker - Counterfeit Dixie (1957) ... Street Hawker
1957
ActorThe Buckskin Lady
Lon
1957
ActorThe Lone Ranger
(TV Series) Bruckner / Stage Driver Jud / Ike Beatty / ... - The Banker's Son (1957) ... Bruckner - The Bait: Gold! (1955) ... Stage Driver Jud - Stage to Tishomingo (1954) ... Ike Beatty - The Ghost of Coyote Canyon (1953) ... Ed - Woman from Omaha (1953) ... Stage Driver Whip Show all 6 episodes
1949-1957
ActorDragoon Wells Massacre
Hopi Charlie
1957
ActorWire Service
(TV Series) Leo Costigan - Ninety and Nine (1957) ... Leo Costigan
1957
ActorSpoilers of the Forest
Pat Casey
1957
ActorClimax!
(TV Series) Hank, the bartender - Strange Sanctuary (1957) ... Hank, the bartender (uncredited)
1957
ActorThe Quiet Gun
Sampson
1957
ActorThe Sheriff of Cochise
(TV Series) Teen's Father / Joe Heap - Caine and Abel (1956) ... Teen's Father (uncredited) - The Turkey Farmers (1956) ... Joe Heap
1956
ActorAccused of Murder
Les Fuller
1956
ActorThunder Over Arizona
Old Jonas (uncredited)
1956
ActorThe Searchers
Mose Harper
1956
ActorMeet Me in Las Vegas
Joe (uncredited)
1956
ActorThe Indian Fighter
Crazy Bear / Guardhouse Keeper
1955
ActorThe Magical World of Disney
(TV Series) Fiddler - Davy Crockett and the River Pirates (1955) ... Fiddler
1955
ActorThe Vanishing American
Shoie (uncredited)
1955
ActorThe Road to Denver
Shad Ewing, Livery Stable Owner (uncredited)
1955
ActorDavy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier
Cave bar patron (uncredited)
1955
ActorWhere's Raymond?
(TV Series) - Girl on a Billboard (1955)
1955
ActorThe Outcast
Bartender (uncredited)
1954
ActorMa and Pa Kettle at Home
Indian (uncredited)
1954
ActorCrime Wave
Sweeney (uncredited)
1953
ActorSchlitz Playhouse
(TV Series) - Desert Tragedy (1953)
1953
ActorPowder River
Joe (uncredited)
1953
ActorThe Lawless Breed
Kansas City Barfly (uncredited)
1952
ActorSky Full of Moon
Cowhand (uncredited)
1952
ActorMa and Pa Kettle on Vacation
(uncredited)
1952
ActorApache War Smoke
Amber
1952
ActorThe Big Sky
Poordevil
1952
ActorWoman of the North Country
Tom Gordon
1952
ActorBoots Malone
Gas Station Mechanic (uncredited)
1952
ActorThe Man with a Cloak
First Carriage Driver (uncredited)
1951
ActorJoe Palooka in Triple Cross
Hard-of-Hearing Farmer
1951
ActorThe Stu Erwin Show
(TV Series) Clem the Milkman - Roughing It (1951) ... Clem the Milkman
1951
ActorComin' Round the Mountain
Target Judge
1951
ActorSugarfoot
Johnny-Behind-the-Stove
1951
ActorFrenchie
Mr. Grady (uncredited)
1950
ActorCurtain Call at Cactus Creek
Townsman
1950
ActorWagon Master
Luke Clegg
1950
ActorFather Is a Bachelor
Finnegan (uncredited)
1950
ActorWhen Willie Comes Marching Home
American Legionnaire Band Leader (uncredited)
1950
ActorHome for Christmas
(Short) Hiram
1949
ActorThe Silver Theatre
(TV Series) Hiram - The Guiding Star (1949) ... Hiram
1949
ActorRoseanna McCoy
Jacob (uncredited)
1949
ActorThe Fighting Kentuckian
Abner Todd (uncredited)
1949
ActorHellfire
Witness (uncredited)
1949
ActorStreets of Laredo
Texas Ranger (uncredited)
1949
ActorRed Canyon
Charley (uncredited)
1949
ActorCover Up
Undertaker (as Worden Norten)
1949
ActorYellow Sky
Rancher, Bank Customer (uncredited)
1948
ActorWhispering Smith
Murray's Ranchhand (uncredited)
1948
Actor3 Godfathers
Deputy Curly
1948
ActorRed River
Simms Reeves
1948
ActorTap Roots
Cropper (uncredited)
1948
ActorFeudin', Fussin' and A-Fightin'
Clem (uncredited)
1948
ActorHazard
Man in Cheap Hotel (uncredited)
1948
ActorThe Sainted Sisters
Taub Beasley
1948
ActorFort Apache
Southern Recruit
1948
ActorLightnin' in the Forest
Bartender
1948
ActorThe Man from Texas
Churchgoer (uncredited)
1948
ActorSlippy McGee
Station Wagon Driver (uncredited)
1948
ActorHigh Wall
Diner Customer (uncredited)
1947
ActorPrairie Express
Deputy Clint
1947
ActorThe Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Western Character (uncredited)
1947
ActorAngel and the Badman
Townsman (uncredited)
1947
ActorThe Sea of Grass
Bill - Salt Fork Townsman (uncredited)
1947
ActorThe Shocking Miss Pilgrim
Office Clerk (uncredited)
1947
ActorDuel in the Sun
Dance- Floor Cowboy (uncredited)
1946
ActorUndercurrent
Telegram Delivery Man (uncredited)
1946
ActorThe Missing Lady
Flophouse Bum (uncredited)
1946
ActorLawless Breed
Deputy Sheriff
1946
ActorFrontier Gunlaw
Pete (uncredited)
1946
ActorBud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood
Joe (uncredited)
1945
ActorThe Bullfighters
Mr. McCoy (uncredited)
1945
ActorNational Barn Dance
Farmer at Barn Dance (uncredited)
1944
ActorThe Great Moment
Morton's Sign Painter - replaced Roscoe Ates (uncredited)
1944
ActorLumberjack
Lumberjack (uncredited)
1944
ActorWyoming Hurricane
Cowboy (uncredited)
1944
ActorRationing
Man at Wedding (uncredited)
1944
ActorNone Shall Escape
German Motorcycle Soldier (uncredited)
1944
ActorThe Woman of the Town
The Barber (uncredited)
1943
ActorCanyon City
Barfly (uncredited)
1943
ActorJack London
New Year's Eve Party Guest (uncredited)
1943
ActorFlesh and Fantasy
Circus Spectator (uncredited)
1943
ActorSo Proudly We Hail!
Soldier on Troop Ship (uncredited)
1943
ActorBlack Market Rustlers
Slim
1943
ActorA Lady Takes a Chance
Waiter (uncredited)
1943
ActorTenting Tonight on the Old Camp Ground
Sleepy Martin
1943
ActorDeep in the Heart of Texas
Townsman (uncredited)
1942
ActorJust Off Broadway
Comedian in Wings (uncredited)
1942
ActorRiding the Wind
Duff Bricker (as Hank Warden)
1942
ActorCode of the Outlaw
Expectant Father (uncredited)
1942
ActorCowboy Serenade
Opie (uncredited)
1942
ActorDude Cowboy
Man with Toothache (uncredited)
1941
ActorSierra Sue
Carnival Spectator (uncredited)
1941
ActorLast of the Duanes
Loafer (uncredited)
1941
ActorThe Little Foxes
Loafer at Train Station (uncredited)
1941
ActorLove at First Fright
(Short) Hank Hatrack (uncredited)
1941
ActorBorder Vigilantes
Aunt Jennifer's Wagon Driver (uncredited)
1941
ActorRobbers of the Range
Stagecoach Attendant (uncredited)
1941
ActorMad About Moonshine
(Short) Hillbilly
1941
ActorRide, Kelly, Ride
Slim (uncredited)
1941
ActorTriple Justice
Townsman Outside Saloon (uncredited)
1940
ActorRide, Tenderfoot, Ride
Henry Haggerty (uncredited)
1940
ActorBrigham Young
Mormon Cheering Porter (uncredited)
1940
ActorThe Range Busters
Cowhand (uncredited)
1940
ActorCross-Country Romance
Wedding Witness (uncredited)
1940
ActorWinners of the West
Drunk [Chs. 3, 5] (uncredited)
1940
ActorPrairie Law
Jacobs - Homesteader (uncredited)
1940
ActorBeyond Tomorrow
Hospital Visitor (uncredited)
1940
ActorGaucho Serenade
Farmer Driving Jalopy (uncredited)
1940
ActorShooting High
Townsman (uncredited)
1940
ActorRiders of Pasco Basin
Townsman (uncredited)
1940
ActorMolly Cures a Cowboy
(Short) Fiddle Player (uncredited)
1940
ActorRancho Grande
Cowhand (uncredited)
1940
ActorViva Cisco Kid
Deputy (uncredited)
1940
ActorNorthwest Passage
Ranger Tying Oars (uncredited)
1940
ActorBandits and Ballads
(Short) Barfly (uncredited)
1939
ActorReno
Townsman (uncredited)
1939
ActorChip of the Flying U
Cowhand (uncredited)
1939
ActorOklahoma Frontier
Townsman (uncredited)
1939
ActorCupid Rides the Range
(Short) Jake Loomis (uncredited)
1939
ActorTimber Stampede
Photographer (uncredited)
1939
ActorThe Night Riders
Rancher (uncredited)
1939
ActorRollin' Westward
Slim Regan
1939
ActorStagecoach
Cavalryman (uncredited)
1939
ActorSundown on the Prairie
Henchman Hank
1939
ActorGhost Town Riders
Tom 'Cherokee' Walton
1938
ActorThe Cowboy and the Lady
Cowhand Leonard (uncredited)
1938
ActorWhere the Buffalo Roam
Man at Dance (uncredited)
1938
ActorThe Stranger from Arizona
Skeeter
1938
ActorRollin' Plains
Henchman Squint (uncredited)
1938
ActorFlaming Frontiers
Henchman [Ch. 11] (uncredited)
1938
ActorWestern Trails
Townsman (uncredited)
1938
ActorThe Last Stand
Rustler Playing Fiddle at Campfire (uncredited)
1938
ActorFrontier Town
Henchman Buck (uncredited)
1938
ActorThe Singing Outlaw
Bixby Cowhand (uncredited)
1937
ActorSudden Bill Dorn
Barfly (uncredited)
1937
ActorTex Rides with the Boy Scouts
Henchman (uncredited)
1937
ActorBoss of Lonely Valley
Hank - Wagon Driver (uncredited)
1937
ActorHollywood Round-Up
Saloon Set Extra (uncredited)
1937
ActorMoonlight on the Range
Ranch Hand (uncredited)
1937
ActorThe Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen
Deputy (as Heber Snow)
1937
ActorThe Californian
Ruiz Man (uncredited)
1937
ActorRiders of the Dawn
Deputy (uncredited)
1937
ActorRiders of the Rockies
Henchman (uncredited)
1937
ActorSing, Cowboy, Sing
Henchman (as Heber Snow)
1937
ActorHittin' the Trail
Sidekick Hank (as Heber Snow)
1937
ActorTrouble in Texas
Hank - a Dancer (uncredited)
1937
ActorThe Plainsman
Deadwood Townsman (uncredited)
1936
ActorCome and Get It
Lumberjack (uncredited)
1936
ActorGhost-Town Gold
Mr. Crabtree (uncredited)
1936
ActorFor the Service
Henchman (uncredited)
1936
ActorBarbary Coast
Barfly / Townsman (uncredited)
1935
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackRancho Grande
(performer: "Swing of the Range" (1940) - uncredited)
1940
SoundtrackGhost Town Riders
(performer: "It Ain't So Rosy on the Range")
1938
SoundtrackHittin' the Trail
(performer: "Hittin' the Trail", "Headin' For Town" - uncredited)
1937
RoleTitleYear
ProducerThank Ya, Thank Ya Kindly
(TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
1991
RoleTitleYear
SelfThank Ya, Thank Ya Kindly
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1991
SelfCop Rock
(TV Series) Self - Bang the Potts Slowly (1990) ... Self
1990
SelfThe 7th Annual Golden Boot Awards
(TV Special) Self
1989
SelfJohn Wayne Standing Tall
(TV Movie) Self
1989
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageThese Amazing Shadows
(Documentary) Mose Harper (clip from The Searchers (1956)) (uncredited)
2011
Archive footageCentury of Cinema
(TV Series documentary) actor 'The Searchers' - A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) ... actor 'The Searchers' (uncredited)
1995
Archive footageJohn Wayne's 'The Alamo'
(Video documentary short) Self
1992
Archive footageMeanwhile, Back at the Ranch
Hank (uncredited)
1976
Archive footageThe Last Picture Show
Simms - 'Red River' (uncredited)
1971
Archive footageHollywood and the Stars
(TV Series documentary) Simms Reeves (clip from Red River (1948)) - They Went That-a-way (1963) ... Simms Reeves (clip from Red River (1948)) (uncredited)
1963
Archive footageDavy Crockett and the River Pirates
Fiddler
1956