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October 22, 2022

30 Vintage Photos of Jon Hall From Between the 1930s and ’50s

Born 1915 as Charles Felix Locher in Fresno, California, American actor Jon Hall had first film in Women Must Dress (1935) at Monogram Pictures. He was known for playing a variety of adventurous roles, as in 1937’s The Hurricane, and later when contracted to Universal Pictures, including Invisible Agent and The Invisible Man’s Revenge and six movies he made with Maria Montez.

Hall was also known to 1950s fans as the creator and star of the Ramar of the Jungle television series which ran from 1952 to 1954. Hall directed and starred in two 1960s sci-fi films in his later years, The Beach Girls and the Monster (1965) and The Navy vs. the Night Monsters (1966).

During the 1970s, Hall ran a camera lens firm, Optivision Co. of Santa Monica. He was diagnosed with incurable bladder cancer which caused him extreme pain. He died of suicide in 1979, aged 64. He has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, for Motion Pictures at 1724 Vine Street and for television at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard.

Take a look at these vintage photos to see portraits of young Jon Hall from between the 1930s and 1950s.


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