Research Center: Texas Rangers on the Silver Screen: A List of Films
TEXAS RANGER MOVIE TRIVIA
» 1943 was the high point with 17 known movies incorporating Texas Ranger characters.
» When Texas celebrated its Centennial in 1936, Hollywood responded with a movie featuring --- the Texas Rangers. Several popular Texas Ranger novels (especially Zane Grey novels) were made into movies over-and-over:
Zane Grey's Lone Star Ranger was made in 1919 and re-made in
1923, 1930 and 1942.
» Actors who have played Texas Rangers over the last century include John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, Robert Duvall, Glen Campbell, Tom Mix, Dylan McDermott, Willie Nelson, Tex Ritter, Chuck Norris, Gene Autry, the Our Gang kids, Bill Elliott, George O'Brien, Roy Rogers, Clayton Moore, Audie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Tim McCoy, Tommy Lee Jones, Kelly McGillis, Richard Widmark, Sam Jones, William Holden and many others.
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