John Hart

Born Dec 13, 1917

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1917 Birth Born on December 13, 1917.


1952 34 Years Old Although he played mostly minor roles in some fairly well known films, he was probably best known for replacing Clayton Moore in 1952 for one season of the television show The Lone Ranger when Moore demanded a higher salary. … Read More
1954 36 Years Old However, the public never truly accepted Hart as "The Ranger," and by 1954 the owners acquiesced to Moore's demands and returned him to the role. … Read More
1955 37 Years Old In 1955, he starred in Adventures of Captain Africa, which was originally intended to be a new movie about famous comic book hero The Phantom. … Read More
1957 39 Years Old In 1957, Hart portrayed Nat "Hawkeye" Cutler in the syndicated western series Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans, set in New York State of the 1750s. … Read More


1970 52 Years Old Hart played The Lone Ranger along side Jay Silverheels as Tonto, spoofing their characters in The Phynx, released in 1970.


1981 63 Years Old His last film appearance was in 1981's The Legend of the Lone Ranger in which he appeared as a newspaper editor, apparently as a tribute to his time as "The Ranger" years earlier. … Read More
2009 92 Years Old On September 20, 2009, Hart died at his home in Playas de Rosarito, Baja California at the age of 91, survived by his wife Beryl and a daughter. … Read More
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