Pat Hogan

Pat Hogan (born Thurman Lee Haas; February 3, 1920 – November 21, 1966) was an American actor. He mostly played Native Americans over the course of his career. He was best known for his portrayal of Chief Red Stick in the film Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier (1955).

Pat Hogan
Born
Thurman Lee Haas

(1920-02-03)February 3, 1920
DiedNovember 21, 1966(1966-11-21) (aged 46)
Resting placeSan Fernando Mission Cemetery
OccupationActor
Years active1951–1965
Spouse(s)Jacquelyn Gibson
Nancy Scott
Children3

CareerEdit

Born in Oklahoma to Claude Red Elk and Ann McTigue, Hogan was a member of the Oneida tribe. He attended Roosevelt High School in St. Louis and Pasadena Junior College, where he studied art.[1]

He appeared in many western television series and a few movies. Onstage, he starred in Arrowhead (1953), The Last Frontier (1955), Indian Paint (1965). Indian Paint starred his brothers-in-law, Johnny Crawford and Robert L. "Bobby" Crawford Jr. He was married to their sister, who now goes by the name of Nance Crawford. She was listed in his obituary as Nancy Scott. Three children survive, including Shawna, Brian, and Kathie.

Hogan debuted on film in Fix Bayonets (1952).[1]

In 1954, Hogan portrayed Chief Red Stick in Walt Disney's "Davy Crockett, Indian Fighter" starring Fess Parker.[2]:240-241 In 1955, at 34, Hogan played the role of 20-year-old Crawford Goldsby, or the outlaw Cherokee Bill, in the syndicated television series, Stories of the Century, starring and narrated by Jim Davis. Hogan then portrayed Black Cloud in the CBS series Brave Eagle (1955–56) starring Keith Larsen in the title role.[citation needed] He played Sam Peachpit in the syndicated Casey Jones (1957)[2] and Rivas in the NBC adventure series Northwest Passage (1958).[2]:772

In the 1950s and 1960s, he guest-starred in such programs as The Rifleman, Gunsmoke, Broken Arrow, Crossroads, Zorro, Daniel Boone and Texas John Slaughter. His last appearance was in the film Indian Paint (1965) with Jay Silverheels.

In the mid-1950s, Hogan was married to dancer Jacquelyn Gibson.[1]

DeathEdit

He died from lung cancer on November 21, 1966, in Los Angeles, California.

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1944 Atlantic City
1951 Fixed Bayonets! Jonesy Uncredited
1952 The Return of Gilbert & Sullivan Short
1952 Lure of the Wilderness Harry Longden Uncredited
1952 Yankee Buccaneer Seaman Uncredited
1953 Pony Express Chief Yellow Hand Uncredited
1953 Arrowhead Jim Eagle
1953 Gun Fury Johash Uncredited
1953 Back to God's Country Uppy
1953 The Nebraskan Yellow Knife
1954 Overland Pacific Dark Thunder
1954 Man with the Steel Whip Indian Chief Serial, [Chs. 1, 2, 7]
1954 Sign of the Pagan Sangiban
1955 Smoke Signal Delche
1955 Chief Crazy Horse Dull Knife
1955 Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier Chief Red Stick (archive footage)
1955 Kiss of Fire Chief Pahvant
1955 The Last Frontier Mungo
1955-1956 Brave Eagle Black Cloud 19 epsidoes
1956 Secret of Treasure Mountain Vahoe
1956 Pillars of the Sky Jacob
1956 7th Cavalry Young Hawk
1960 Ten Who Dared Indian chief Uncredited
1960 North to Alaska Miner / Saloon Brawler Uncredited
1960 Flaming Star Indian Warrior #2 Uncredited
1962 Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man Billy Tabeshaw Uncredited
1963 Savage Sam Broken Nose
1965 Indian Paint Sutamakis (final film role)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Cinema Indian Tried White". La Grande Observer. Oregon, La Grande. September 14, 1955. p. 7. Retrieved May 8, 2020.
  2. ^ a b c Terrace, Vincent (2011). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010 (2nd ed.). Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. p. 166. ISBN 978-0-7864-6477-7.
  • 50 Years of the Television Western, by Ronald Jackson, Doug Abbott.

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