Alan Hale (born Rufus Edward MacKahan), also known as Alan Hale Sr., was an American screen actor and director. He was the father of actor Alan Hale Jr., portrayer of the skipper on television's Gilligan's Island.

Alan Hale (born Rufus Edward MacKahan), also known as Alan Hale Sr., was an American screen actor and director. He was the father of actor Alan Hale Jr., portrayer of the skipper on television's Gilligan's Island.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 131

Birthday 1892-02-10

Day of Death 1950-01-22

Place of Birth Washington, District of Columbia, USA

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Also Known As

  • Allan Hale
  • Alan Hale Sr.
  • Rufus Edward MacKahan

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2005 The Adventures of Errol Flynn as Various Roles (archive footage)
1950 Colt .45 as Sheriff Harris
1950 Rogues Of Sherwood Forest as Little John
1950 Stars in My Crown as Jed Isbell
1949 The Inspector General as Kovatch
1949 Always Leave Them Laughing as Sam Washburn
1949 The House Across the Street as J.B. Grennell
1949 The Younger Brothers as Sheriff Knudson
1949 South of St. Louis as Jake Evarts
1948 Whiplash as Terrance O'Leary
1948 Adventures of Don Juan as Leporello
1948 My Girl Tisa as Dugan
1947 My Wild Irish Rose as John Donovan
1947 Cheyenne as Fred Durkin
1947 That Way With Women as Herman Brinker
1947 Pursued as Jake Dingle
1947 The Man I Love as Riley
1946 The Time, The Place and The Girl as John Braden
1946 Night and Day as Leon Dowling
1946 Perilous Holiday as Dr. Lilley
1945 Escape in the Desert as Dr. Orville Tedder
1945 God Is My Co-Pilot as Big Mike Harrigan
1945 Hotel Berlin as Herman Plottke
1945 Roughly Speaking as Lew Morton
1944 Hollywood Canteen as Himself
1944 Janie as rof. Matthew Q. Reardon
1944 Make Your Own Bed as Walter Whirtle
1944 The Adventures of Mark Twain as Steve Gillis
1943 Destination Tokyo as 'Cookie' Wainwright
1943 Thank Your Lucky Stars as Himself
1943 This Is the Army as Sgt. McGee
1943 Action in the North Atlantic as Boats O'Hara
1942 Gentleman Jim as Pat Corbett
1942 Desperate Journey as Flight Sergeant Kirk Edwards
1942 Juke Girl as Yippee 'Yip'
1942 Captains of the Clouds as Francis Patrick 'Tiny' Murphy (bush pilot)
1941 The Smiling Ghost as Norton
1941 Manpower as Jumbo Wells
1941 Thieves Fall Out as Robert Barnes
1941 Footsteps in the Dark as Police Insp. Charles M. Mason
1941 The Strawberry Blonde as Old Man Grimes
1941 The Great Mr. Nobody as 'Skipper' Martin
1940 Santa Fe Trail as Tex Bell
1940 Tugboat Annie Sails Again as Capt. Bullwinkle
1940 They Drive by Night as Ed Carlsen
1940 The Sea Hawk as Carl Pitt
1940 Virginia City as Olaf Swenson
1940 Three Cheers for the Irish as Gallagher
1940 Alice in Movieland as Carlo's Guest (uncredited)
1940 The Fighting 69th as Sgt. 'Big Mike' Wynn
1940 Green Hell as Dr. Emil 'Nils' Loren
1939 The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex as The Prince of Tyrone
1939 On Your Toes as Sergei Alexandrovitch
1939 Dust Be My Destiny as Michael 'Mike' Leonard
1939 The Man in the Iron Mask as Porthos
1939 Dodge City as Rusty Hart
1939 Pacific Liner as Gallagher
1938 Listen, Darling as J.J. Slattery
1938 The Sisters as Sam Johnson
1938 Valley of the Giants as 'Ox' Smith
1938 The Adventures of Marco Polo as Kaidu
1938 Algiers as Grandpere
1938 The Adventures of Robin Hood as Little John
1938 Four Men and a Prayer as Furnoy
1937 Music for Madame as Detective Flugelman
1937 Thin Ice as Baron
1937 Stella Dallas as Ed Munn
1937 High, Wide, and Handsome as Walt Brennan
1937 The Prince and the Pauper as Captain of the Guard
1937 Breakdowns of 1937 as Himself
1937 God's Country and the Woman as Bjorn Skalka
1937 When Thief Meets Thief as Jim Diall 'Col. Fane'
1936 Our Relations as Joe Grogan
1936 Yellowstone as John Alexander Hardigan
1936 Parole! as John Borchard
1936 The Country Beyond as Jim Alison
1936 A Message to Garcia as Dr. Ivan Krug
1936 Two In The Dark as Inspector Florio
1935 Another Face as Charles L. Kellar
1935 The Last Days Of Pompeii as Burbix
1935 The Crusades as Blondel
1935 The Good Fairy as Maurice Schlapkohl
1935 Grand Old Girl as Click Dade
1934 The Little Minister as Rob Daw
1934 Babbitt as Charlie McKelvey
1934 Broadway Bill as Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
1934 Imitation of Life as Martin, the Furniture Man
1934 There's Always Tomorrow as Henry
1934 Great Expectations as Joe Gargery
1934 The Scarlet Letter as Bartholomew Hockings
1934 Of Human Bondage as Emil Miller
1934 Fog Over Frisco as Chief O'Malley
1934 Little Man, What Now? as Holger Jachman
1934 Picture Brides as Von Luden
1934 It Happened One Night as Danker
1934 The Lost Patrol as Cook
1934 Miss Fane's Baby Is Stolen as Sam
1933 Destination Unknown as Lundstrom
1933 The Eleventh Commandment as Max Stager
1932 The Match King as Borglund
1932 So Big! as Klass Poole
1932 Union Depot as The Baron, aka Bushy Sloan
1931 The Sea Ghost as Capt. Greg Winters
1931 The Sin of Madelon Claudet as Hubert
1931 Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise) as Jeb Mondstrum
1931 Aloha as Stevens
1929 Sailor's Holiday as Adam Pike
1928 The Spieler as Flash
1928 Sal of Singapore as Captain Erickson
1928 Skyscraper as Slim Strede
1928 The Leopard Lady as Caesar
1927 The Wreck of the Hesperus as Singapore Jack
1927 Vanity as 'Happy' Dan Morgan
1925 Dick Turpin as Tom King
1923 Black Oxen as Prince Rohenhauer
1923 Cameo Kirby as Colonel Moreau
1923 The Eleventh Hour as Prince Stefan de Bernie
1923 The Covered Wagon as Sam Woodhull
1922 Robin Hood as Little John
1922 The Trap as Benson
1922 A Doll's House as Torvald Helmer
1921 The Barbarian as Mark Grant
1921 The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse as Karl von Hartrott
1917 Life's Whirlpool as Dr. Henry Grey
1916 The Americano
1914 The Little Widow
1914 Strongheart as Ralph Thorne


1927 Rubber TiresDirector
1926 Risky BusinessDirector
1926 The Sporting LoverDirector
1925 BraveheartDirector

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