Reed Hadley

About Reed Hadley

Who is it?: Actor
Birth Day: June 25, 1911
Birth Place:  Petrolia, Texas, United States
Died On: December 11, 1974(1974-12-11) (aged 63)\nLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Birth Sign: Cancer
Education: Bennett High School
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1938-1971
Spouse(s): Helen Hadley (?-1974) (his death)
Children: Dale Hadley

Reed Hadley Net Worth

Reed Hadley was bornon June 25, 1911 in  Petrolia, Texas, United States, is Actor. Tall, dark, and handsome, Reed Hadley appeared most frequently as either a villain or as an officer of the law during a film career of 35 years. His rich, bass voice was also frequently heard as narrator for movies and documentaries. He may be best remembered for his work in television, where he starred in Racket Squad (1950) and Public Defender (1954). Other highlights of his career include playing the title character in "Red Ryder" on the radio and "Zorro" in the Republic serial, Zorro's Fighting Legion (1939).
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Biography/Timeline

1945

In 1945 he narrated “The Nazi Plan”, a documentary film using captured propaganda and newsreel footage to dramatize the Nazis rise to power and was used by the prosecution in the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg. He served as the narrator on various Hollywood films, including House on 92nd Street (1945), Boomerang (1947), and The Iron Curtain (1948).

1950

Throughout his 35-year career in film, Hadley was cast as both a villain and a hero of the law, in such movies as The Baron of Arizona (1950), The Half-Breed (1952), Highway Dragnet (1954) and Big House, U.S.A. (1955), and narrated a number of documentaries. In films, he starred as Zorro in the 1939 serial Zorro's Fighting Legion.

1960

Hadley has a star at 6553 Hollywood Boulevard in the Television section of the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It was dedicated on February 8, 1960.

1974

On December 11, 1974, Hadley died of a heart attack in Los Angeles. He was 63. He was survived by his wife and son.

2013

Hadley was the narrator of several Department of Defense films: Operation Ivy, about the first hydrogen bomb test, Ivy Mike, "Military Participation on Tumbler/Snapper"; "Military Participation on Buster Jangle"; and "Operation Upshot–Knothole" all of which were produced by Lookout Mountain studios. The films were originally intended for internal military use, but have been "sanitized" and de-classified, and are now available to the public.