Beach movie actorAron Kincaidstarred in a number of 1960s beach flicks, including
Gordon Scottwas cast as the eleventh Tarzan and later went on to a successful career in sword and sandal movies.
Don Stroudhas acted in many A and B films in the past 30 yearss, including
Serial starKane Richmondacted in numerous 1930s and 1940s serials, including
Rory Calhounmade many A and B films during his lengthy film career. Primarily known for his westerns, Calhoun also acted in dramas and horror flicks.
A heartthrob from the 1970s,Jan-Michael Vincentstarred in many action pictures, including
, starred in many westerns and science fiction films in the 1950s.
Brad Harrisstarred as Samson, Goliath, and Hercules in 1960s peplums. Later, he acted in spy thrillers with Tony Kendall.
Brett Halseyacted in numerous 1950s and 1960s drive-in flicks, such as
British actor and stuntmanJoe Robinsonacted in a number of films in the 1950s and 1960s, including
TV and film starPeter Mark Richmanacted in a number of films in the 1950s and 1960s, including
Italian actorKirk Morrisstarred in many sword and sandal films in the early 1960s, including
The original Hercules actor,Steve Reevesacted in many sword and sandal films from 1958 to 1964.
Woody Strodeacted in adventure films and westerns from the 1950s through the 1990 in such films as
Fire Monsters Against the Son of Hercules
Western actorHugh OBrianis best known for portraying Wyatt Earp on the long-running TV series of the same name, but he also made many films from the 1950s through the 1970s.
Samson Burkeis best known for his role in
Italian actorGiuliano Gemmahas acted in a variety of films since the 1950s, including
Making a big splash in the late 1970s,Andrew Stevensacted in such films as
Miles OKeeffestarred as Tarzan in the 1981 John Derek film
starChristopher Georgestarred in many B movies, and in his final years acted in a number of horror flicks.
Jorge Riverohas acted in films since the 1960s, including
and went on to star in a number of films in the 1960s.
James Bestbegan his long career as an actor in the early 1950s in westerns and film noir thrillers. Later, he moved into horror films and television, most notably on
Handsome actorPeter Gravesstarred in numerous films and television series during his lengthy career and is best known for his series
,Stephen Boydstarred in many European low-budget films in the 1960s and 1970s.
. He also acted in a number of dramas and westerns during his career.
Russ Tamblynentered films as a teenager. Hhis biggest success came in musicals such as
starPeter Breckacted in a number of low-budget films, including
Teen idolFabian Fortehas had a long career in films, from his debut in the 1959 film
Former stuntmanJock Mahoneyrose to fame in many westerns in the 1950s, and by the 1960s, he had replaced Gordon Scott as Tarzan.
Latin loverGilbert Rolandmaintained his well-deserved status as heartthrob from the 1920s through the 1960s in such films as
Hugh Beaumont, TVs Ward Cleaver, acted in many film noir pictures and starred in PRCs
Click on the thumbnails below to go to the respective actor pages, where youll find lots of photos, biographical information, filmographies, and links:
Guy Madisonis best known for starring as Wild Bill Hickok on TV in the 1950s, but he also made many films in the U.S. and Europe.
Model-turned-actorGary Conwayis famous for his roles in
George Reeves, the Man of Steel, has his own page at the Drive-In. Before portraying Superman, Reeves acted in many B films and had roles in a few A pictures.
Robert Fullerstarred in such B movies as
Rex Reasonis best remembered for his role as Dr. Cal Meacham in the sci-fi classic
ActorDane Clarkstarred in such film noir staples as
starGeorge Maharisacted in such films as
,Tony Lo Biancohas acted in a number of B movies, including the cult flick
Irish actorKieron Moorestarred in a number of horror films in the 1950s and 1960s, including
Scott Bradywas well known for his film noir thrillers and westerns in the 1950s. His career continued through the mid 1980s in a mixture of A and B pictures.
, but his biggest role came as James Bonds foe in
Lex Barkerreplaced Johnny Weissmuller as Tarzan in 1949, and after his stint as the jungle man, he went on to make many European films.
Handsome football player-turned-actorFred Williamsonhas been starring in action flicks for the past forty years and is best known for the blaxploitation classics
DashingGuy Williamsis best known for his TV series
) and a host of B movies during his 25-year career.
,Philip Careywas a popular character actor from the 1950s to the 1970s.
Best know for his western roles,Peter Brownhas also tackled beach films and exploitation flicks during his long career.
Western actorBill Williamsis most famous for his Kit Carson TV role but acted in many western films during his lengthy career.
Best known as the star of the TV series
Matinee idolJohn Derekacted in films for nearly 20 yeras before stepping behind the camera as a director.
John Ashleystarred in beach party films and lots of horror flicks from the 1950s to the 1970s. Afterwards, he turned his efforts to producing films and television shows.
George Montgomerystarred in many westerns from the 1930s through the 1960s. Later in his career, he wrote, produced, and directed his own films, including
John Gavinstarred in several A pictures (
Ed Furywas a 1950s physique model and actor who is best known for starring in
, but he starred in a number of horror and science fiction films in the 1950s.
Frankie Avalonwas one of the biggest stars to successfully switch from a singing career to an acting career. He is best known for his beach party films.
Richard Eganstarred in A and B productions during his career, acting in many film noir thrillers such as
Cornel Wildeacted in swashbucklers and adventure films from the 1940s through the 1970s, such as
Tab Hunterhas been making movies for 50 years, including
RuggedJohn Wayneacted in scores of B movies for a decade before hitting it big in
Like many other western actors,Tom Tyleralso did double-duty as an action hero. Tyler starred as Captain Marvel and The Phantom in two 1940s serials.
William Smithhas made dozens of films during his 50+ year career; hes best known for his westerns and biker films.
and several other sword and sandal films.
HandsomeGrant Williamsappeared in a number of cult classic horror films in the 1950s, including
Fitness trainer turned actorRay Crash Corriganstarred in numerous westerns during his lengthy film career, including the Three Mesquiteers series of films in the 1930s.
Mr. America 1963Reg Lewisgot his start in the Mae West Revue and went on to act in several films such as
John Russellstarred in many westerns and film noir thrillers during his lengthy acting career.
Richard Denningstarred in a number of pictures during his lengthy career, including
Western actorJohn Luptonstarred in many films during the 1950s and 1960s but is probably best remembered today for his B movies
Nick Adamsacted in a number of westerns, crime dramas, and horror films during his too-brief career.
Handsome 1950s heartthrobJeffrey Huntermade a number of dramas and westerns during his Hollywood heyday.
Best known for his role on the soap
starLee Pattersonacted in a string of 1950s British Bs before moving stateside to a successful television career, which included a lengthy stint on
starAdam Westhas headlined numerous B movies from the early 1960s to today. Some of his best Bs include
. In the 1950s, Hall starred in the TV series
Lloyd Bridgesworked in films and on television for sixty years but made a big splash as Mike Nelson on the late 1950s TV series
actorWilliam Hopperacted in a number of low-budget features in the 1930s but became a star in science fiction films in the 1950s.
Zachary Scottstarred in many of Warner Bros. film noir thrillers in the 1940s, including
Rugged actorAlex Cordacted in such films as
After his Disney days,Tommy Kirkmade many beach party and horror movies, including
. Danova also did quite a bit of work in television until his death in 1992.
,Richard Arlenworked as an actor for more than 50 years, mostly in B movie programmers and westerns.
Former pro-football playerMike Henryfound fame as the last film series Tarzan in the mid-1960s. The Mike Henry page has more than 25 photos, plus a gallery page.
Best known for his role as Mr. Roarke on TVs
Lance Fulleracted in such 1950s exploitation drive-in flicks as
ActorGary Lockwoodacted in a number of films in the 1960s and 1970s, but his biggest role came in
BeefyClint Walkerhas appeared in numerous westerns and comedies during his career and is best known for his TV series
The acting career ofGlenn Morriswas very short-lived, but he did star as Tarzan, in the 1938 film
Errol Flynns sonSean Flynnstarred in several swashbucklers and westerns in the 1960s.
Movie tough guyRalph Meekeracted in a number of crime dramas and is best known for his starring role in the noir thriller
B-movie bad boySteve Cochranstarred in a number of film noir thrillers in the 1940s and 1950s, including
Ken Clarkappeared in a number of low-budget films in the 1950s and 1960s, including
, but Williams acted in a number of films in the 1950s and early 1960s.
Gordon Mitchellacted in more than 200 films during his career but is best known for his sword and sandal films and spaghetti westerns.
ActorStuart Whitmanhas starred in numerous films throughout his five-decade career, including many B movies such as
Debonair leading manJohn Howardfound fame in Paramounts
Film noir favoriteHoward Duffstarred in many B movies and numerous television shows during his long career. He got his start on radio in the 1940s portraying Sam Spade.
, actorRobert Cummingsstarred in many comedy films and film noir thrillers from the 1930s through the 1960s.
Aldo Raystarred in a number of war dramas and film noir thrillers. Later in his career, he acted in many horror films.
CowboyAllan Rocky Lanebecame famous in the 1940s for his many westerns but is also known as the voice of TVs
hunkVan Williamsacted in many television programs and several films from the late 1950s through the late 1970s. Hes best known for his role in
early in his career. Later, he made B movies including
Wrestler-turned actorNat Pendletonserved as comedic foil in a number of films in the 1930s and 1940s.
Former UCLA basketball starDenny Millerwas discovered for films while working a summer job as a furniture mover. Just months later, he was starring in
Actor-turned-writerTom Tryonstarred in dramas, westerns, horror films, and a few comedies during his film career, which spanned the 1950s and 1960s. Hes best known for his role in
ActorTy Hardinmade a name for himself as Bronco Layne on the series
in the 1940s and 1950s, moving on to a television career in the 1960s.
Coming soon: New pages for Jim Brown, Kier Dullea, Peter Fonda, and Howard Red Ross.
While few would considerRock Hudsona B movie actor, he acted in a number of Universal-Internationals low-budget films in the early 1950s.
Popular silent film actorGeorge OBrienturned to western films in the 1930s.
International starArnold Schwarzeneggergot his start in the low-budget 1970 film
AlthoughSterling Haydenwas more interested in his adventures at sea rather than his film career, he starred in many memorable films in the 1940s and 1950s.
Cal Bolderstarred in the camp classic
Kerwin Mathewsis best known for his roles in the swashbucklers
Charles Starretttoiled in a variety of film genres in early 1930s Hollywood before making his mark in B westerns.
Best known to fans as TVs Mannix, actorMike Connorsacted in many B movies during the 1950s and 1960s before making the switch to the small screen.
Spaghetti western starTerence Hillhas acted in many films from the 1950s to today and became a star in the early 1980s with the
Handsome actorEric Flemingis best known for his role on TVs
, in addition to his prolific television work.
,John Phillip Lawenjoyed a lengthy career in such films as
Cameron Mitchellstarred in many westerns, dramas, and crime dramas, and toward the end of his career acted in numerous horror films, such as
Teen idolTroy Donahuestarred in such A films as
Tom Nealplayed the antihero in low-budget cult film noir greats such as
The son of silent screen star Jack Holt,Tim Holtacted in many westerns and dramas from the late 1930s through the early 1950s.
,Edd Byrneshas starred in many films during his career, such as
Bradford Dillmanstarred in such 1970s drive-in classics
John Bromfieldstarred in many low-budget films in the 1950s, including
HandsomeJacques Bergeracstarred in dramas, comedies, and horror films in the 1950s and 1960s. Hes best known for his horror film
French actorJean-Pierre Aumontstarred in many European and American films during his lengthy career, such as
DebonairJames Craigacted in many A and B films throughout his lengthy career, starring in such flicks as
Kirk Alynwas the first actor to portray Superman onscreen in two Columbia Studios serials.
Turhan Beyportrayed exotic characters in 1940s escapist films with Maria Montez and also starred in a number of film noir thrillers.
Famed bodybuilderSerge Nubretacted in several films from the 1960s through the 1980s.
Richard Harrisonstarred in numerous sword and sandal films in the 1960s. He also acted in a number of spy thrillers and spaghetti westerns.
Dana Andrewsstarred in westerns, film noir thrillers, and a smattering of horror flicks from the 1940s through the 1980s.
Ron Elyfound instant fame in the role of Tarzan after Mike Henry left the series. Ely is also a noted author and game show host.
Bruce Bennettwas a former Olympic gold medalist who starred as Tarzan under his real name, Herman Brix. He later became a fixture in numerous Warner Bros. films.
I Married a Monster From Outer Space
Reb Brownportrayed Captain America in the 1970s, and in the 1980s starred in
Lou Ferrignosthirty-plus year career as an actor has yielded two Hercules films and, of course, his series
Alan Steelmade his mark in Italian sword and sandal films, starring in
Dave Draperappeared exclusively in A films such as
Italian-born actorCesare Danovalivened a number of 1960s and 1970s comedies, including
One-time husband ofRhonda Fleming, actorLang Jeffriescarved out a career for himself in 1960s Euro spy films.
Jesse James Meets Frankensteins Daughter
but made a name for himself on television in the series
Dan Vadismade his mark on a number of sword and sandal films in the 1960s, and in the 1970s became a familiar face in Clint Eastwoods films.
In an acting career that spanned seven decades,Kevin McCarthyshorror films are best remembered today, including
before moving on to horror flicks such as
Jody McCreaspent his early years in westerns, but by the 1960s was starring in beach party films such as
Hercules Against the Sons of the Sun
RuggedJeff Chandleracted in many films in the 1950s, including
John Paynewas a popular leading man in many 1940s musicals, and in the 1950s starred in westerns and film noir classics.
. Rivero has also produced a number of films.
The father of Jody McCrea,Joel McCreawas a leading man in 1930s dramas but made the transition to westerns in the 1940s.
Competitive bodybuilder-turned actorReg Parkstarred in several sword and sandal films, including
Ray Dantonstarred in film noir thrillers and gangster films in the 1950s. In the 1960s, he acted in European spy films before becoming a director.
Remembered for his role as Pygar in
, dashingRicardo Montalbanstarred in movies from the 1940s through the 1980s.
Mickey Hargitaystarred in numerous B movies, including
but once hosted a sword and sandal theater show as
, and he made a big splash in the Alfred Hitchcock films
TVs Dr. KildareRichard Chamberlainhas starred in numerous films since the early 1960s, such as
SuaveAnthony Eisleystarred in the TV series
. Later, Saxon moved on to westerns and crime dramas.
Jesse James Meets Frankensteins Daughter
,Chuck Connorsstarred in many westerns and film noir thrillers.
Olympic athlete turned actorBuster Crabbefound fame in serials, starring as Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers. Early in his career, he also portrayed Tarzan.
Bruce Dernacted in biker films and horror flicks in the 1960s before moving on to bigger pictures such as
Staring out in silent films such as
Keith Andesacted in film noir thrillers and dramas such as
John Saxonfirst became famous in teen-angst dramas such as
Olympic gold medalistJohnny Weissmullermade the transition from athlete to actor in MGMs Tarzan series of films.
Jeff Faheygot his start in daytime dramas until moving on to such horror flicks as
Before tackling the role of Dr. Ben Casey,Vince Edwardsplayed the heavy in many film noir thrillers of the 1950s, including
Marshall Thompsonstarted out as a juvenile lead in 1940s MGM productions. By the 1950s, he was starring in war and horror flicks, and in the 1960s he had a hit TV show,
Bodybuilder and physique modelMark Foreststarred in many sword and sandal films in the 1960s. Features a separate gallery page.
Character actorWilliam Campbellstarred in westerns, film noir thrillers, and horror films during his lengthy acting career.
Richard Carlsonstarred the 1950s science fiction classics
,Robert Conradhas acted in several B movies, including
,Martin Milnerenjoyed a film career in such movies as
George Naderdecorated many films in the 1950s and 1960s, including the 3-D flick
World War II heartthrobJon Hallwas cast with Maria Montez in
, and he acted in a number of films later in the 1960s.
HeartthrobJohn Ericsonstarred in many low-budget films in the 1950s through the 1980s but is best known as Sam Bolt on TVs
Fox contract playerBarry Coeacted in such films as
fame acted in beach movies and sword and sandal films before making it big on the small screen.
and acted in numerous horror films, including
with Bo Derek. Since then, he has acted in more than 30 films.
Doug McClureenjoyed a lengthy career in films from the 1950s through the 1980s, starring in such films as
Farley Grangeris known for noir thrillers such as