Ronald F. Hagerthy is an American actor on television and in films.
Hagerthy was born in Aberdeen, South Dakota, but moved to Glendale, California, before he started school. He attended Glendale City College and once worked as an ambulance driver. His acting career was interrupted by two years' service in the Army.
On television, in the 1950s, Hagerthy portrayed Clipper King (nephew of the title character) in the modern Western series, Sky King. He also appeared on Matinee Theater, Gunsmoke, Navy Log, and Tales of Wells Fargo.
On film, Hagerthy portrayed Dick Cvetic in I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951) and Cpl. Rich Williams in Starlift (1951). He also appeared in Make Haste to Live, Eighteen and Anxious, Charge at Feather River, The City That Never Sleeps, and Force of Arms.
Hagerthy married Patti Taylor, who was his sweetheart from his school days.
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