Lon Chaney Jr. (1906–1973)

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KNOWN FOR 
High Noon (1952) | The Wolf Man (1941) | Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)
AKA 
Creighton Chaney | Lon Chaney
NICKNAME  
The Prince of Pain
BORN 
Feb 10, 1906 (died Jul 12, 1973)
HEIGHT 
6' 2" (1.88m)

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Past Film & Video (158 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (39 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for A Stranger in TownA Stranger in Town (TV Movie) Doc Whitaker  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Pistols 'n' PetticoatsPistols 'n' Petticoats (TV Series) Chief Eagle Shadow (5 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966–1967 5
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  • Primary photo for The MonkeesThe Monkees (TV Series) Lenny (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for Route 66Route 66 (TV Series) Poppa Duplessis / Lon Chaney / Colby (3 episodes, 1961)  Less 1961–1963 3
  • Primary photo for EmpireEmpire (TV Series) Bart Howe (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Have Gun - Will TravelHave Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) O'Connor / William Ceilbleu / Billy Blue Sky (2 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959–1963 2
    • Cage at McNaab (Feb 16, 1963) O'Connor (as Lon Chaney)  Less
    • The Scorched Feather (Feb 14, 1959) William Ceilbleu / Billy Blue Sky (as Lon Chaney)  Less
  • Primary photo for RawhideRawhide (TV Series) Rock / Jesse Childress (2 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959–1963 2
  • Primary photo for LawmanLawman (TV Series) Jess Bridges (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for The RiflemanThe Rifleman (TV Series) Charlie Gordo (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
    • Gunfire (Jan 15, 1962) Charlie Gordo (as Lon Chaney)  Less
  • Primary photo for Surfside 6Surfside 6 (TV Series) Tank Grosch (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Wagon TrainWagon Train (TV Series) Carstairs / Louis Roque (2 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960–1961 2
  • Primary photo for The DeputyThe Deputy (TV Series) Tom Arnold (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
    • Brother in Arms (Apr 15, 1961) Tom Arnold (as Lon Chaney)  Less
  • Primary photo for Zane Grey TheaterZane Grey Theater (TV Series) Michael Peters (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for KlondikeKlondike (TV Series) Sergeant Macfin (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
    • The Hostages (Feb 13, 1961) Sergeant Macfin (as Lon Chaney)  Less
  • Primary photo for Stagecoach WestStagecoach West (TV Series) Ben Wait (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The PhantomThe Phantom (TV Movie) Jed (as Lon Chaney)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Bat MastersonBat Masterson (TV Series) Rance Fletcher (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
    • Bat Trap (Oct 13, 1960) Rance Fletcher (as Lon Chaney)  Less
  • Primary photo for Lock UpLock Up (TV Series) Sheriff Jeremy Davies (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
    • The Case of Joe Slate (Sep 24, 1960) Sheriff Jeremy Davies (as Lon Chaney)  Less
  • Primary photo for Johnny RingoJohnny Ringo (TV Series) Ben Rafferty (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
    • The Raffertys (Mar 3, 1960) Ben Rafferty (as Lon Chaney)  Less
  • Primary photo for Wanted: Dead or AliveWanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series) Sheriff Lon Paulson (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
    • The Empty Cell (Oct 17, 1959) Sheriff Lon Paulson (as Lon Chaney)  Less
  • Primary photo for Adventures in ParadiseAdventures in Paradise (TV Series) Trader One Arm (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
    • The Black Pearl (Oct 12, 1959) Trader One Arm (as Lon Chaney)  Less
  • Primary photo for Border PatrolBorder Patrol (TV Series) Racketeer (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
    • The Homecoming (Sep 1, 1959) Racketeer (as Lon Chaney)  Less
  • Primary photo for The TexanThe Texan (TV Series) Wylie Ames (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
    • No Love Wasted (Mar 9, 1959) Wylie Ames (as Lon Chaney)  Less
  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Bucknell (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
    • The Family Man (Feb 22, 1959) Bucknell (as Lon Chaney)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Red Skelton ShowThe Red Skelton Show (TV Series) Ug - Prehistoric Cave Man / Sgt. Williams / Sarge / Mad Scientist / George (5 episodes, 1954)  Less 1954–1959 5
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  • Primary photo for The Rough RidersThe Rough Riders (TV Series) Ben 'Pa' Hawkins (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
    • An Eye for an Eye (Jan 15, 1959) Ben 'Pa' Hawkins (as Lon Chaney)  Less
  • Primary photo for 13 Demon Street13 Demon Street (TV Series) Host (13 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959 13
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  • Primary photo for TargetTarget (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Tombstone TerritoryTombstone Territory (TV Series) Ex-Marshal Daggett (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Hawkeye and the Last of the MohicansHawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans (TV Series) Chingachgook (39 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957 39
    • Circle of Hate (Dec 25, 1957) Chingachgook (as Lon Chaney)  Less
    • The Indian Doll (Dec 18, 1957) Chingachgook (as Lon Chaney)  Less
    • The Printer (Dec 11, 1957) Chingachgook (as Lon Chaney)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Climax!Climax! (TV Series) Old Man Hawley / Frank Wiggins / Old Man Pritchel (3 episodes, 1954)  Less 1954–1957 3
  • Primary photo for Studio 57Studio 57 (TV Series) Jubal Pickett (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Telephone TimeTelephone Time (TV Series) Jules Samenian (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Cavalcade of AmericaCavalcade of America (TV Series) Zeke Wells / Old Jeff Harris (2 episodes, 1954)  Less 1954–1955 2
  • Primary photo for The WhistlerThe Whistler (TV Series) Carl (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
    • Backfire (Oct 14, 1954) Carl (as Lon Chaney)  Less
  • Primary photo for Schlitz Playhouse of StarsSchlitz Playhouse of Stars (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 1
  • Primary photo for Tales of TomorrowTales of Tomorrow (TV Series) The Monster (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 1
    • Frankenstein (Jan 18, 1952) The Monster (as Lon Chaney)  Less
  • Primary photo for Cosmopolitan TheatreCosmopolitan Theatre (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951 1
  • Primary photo for The Colgate Comedy HourThe Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) Frankenstein Monster (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951 1
    • Episode #1.27 (Mar 11, 1951) Frankenstein Monster (as Lon Chaney)  Less
Self (9 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Here's HollywoodHere's Hollywood (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The Red Skelton ShowThe Red Skelton Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for You Asked for ItYou Asked for It (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Versatile VarietiesVersatile Varieties (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton BerleTexaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle (TV Series) Himself - Actor (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself - Actor (1 episode, 1948)  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots: Laguna U.S.A.Screen Snapshots: Laguna U.S.A. (Short) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1947
Archive Footage (56 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Aflah and Amat's CrewAflah and Amat's Crew (Video) Charles Butcher Benton (archive footage)  Less 2018 $5K
  • Primary photo for Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror PicksPop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks (TV Series) Morgan Whitlock / Bruno (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014–2015
    • Witchcraft (Oct 5, 2015) Morgan Whitlock (archive footage)  Less
    • Spider Baby (Oct 20, 2014) Bruno (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for A Stranger in My HomeA Stranger in My Home (TV Series) Groton (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
    • Death's Final Cut (Jan 8, 2015) Groton (archive sound) (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the BasementWelcome to the Basement (TV Series) Laurence Talbot (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Tim May Presents ReptileTim May Presents Reptile (Video) Count Dracula / Frankenstein Monster (archive footage)  Less 2014 $1K
  • Primary photo for Cinemassacre's Monster MadnessCinemassacre's Monster Madness (TV Series) Dan McCormick / Kharis, the Mummy / Kharis / Lawrence Talbot / The Wolf Man / Larry Talbot / The Monster / Groton / Martin 'Marty' Melville / Simon Orne (as Lon Chaney) / The Wolf Man, Lawrence Stewart Talbot (as Lon Chaney) (13 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2014
    • Man Made Monster (Oct 6, 2014) Dan McCormick (archive footage)  Less
    • The Mummy's Curse (Oct 5, 2013) Kharis, the Mummy (archive footage)  Less
    • The Mummy's Ghost (Oct 4, 2013) Kharis (archive footage)  Less
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  • Primary photo for SvengoolieSvengoolie (TV Series) the Mummy / Kharis (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
    • The Mummy's Ghost (Mar 10, 2012) the Mummy / Kharis (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for A History of Horror with Mark GatissA History of Horror with Mark Gatiss (TV Mini-series) Larry Talbot / The Wolf Man (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
    • Frankenstein Goes to Hollywood (Oct 11, 2010) Larry Talbot / The Wolf Man (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street LegacyNever Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (Video) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Pure in Heart: The Life and Legacy of Lon Chaney Jr.Pure in Heart: The Life and Legacy of Lon Chaney Jr. (Video) Various Roles (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Famous Monster: Forrest J AckermanFamous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007 CAD 160K
  • Primary photo for Terror in the Pharaoh's TombTerror in the Pharaoh's Tomb (Video) Hassan (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Terror in the TropicsTerror in the Tropics (Video) Lyle Talbot (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Evil DeedsEvil Deeds (Video) David Kessler (segment "Hell Beast) (Recut version only") (archive footage)  Less 2004 $4K
  • Primary photo for Van Helsing: Behind the ScreamsVan Helsing: Behind the Screams (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Los Angeles Plays ItselfLos Angeles Plays Itself Charles 'Butcher' Benton in The Indestructible Man (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made a MonsterThe Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made a Monster (Video) The Wolfman (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for History's MysteriesHistory's Mysteries (TV Series) The Wolf Man (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
    • Werewolves (2002) The Wolf Man (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Heroes of HorrorHeroes of Horror (TV Movie) Himself / Lawrence 'Larry' Talbot / The Wolf Man / The Mummy / Frankenstein's Monster / Dracula / Bruno The Chauffeur / Akhoba (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The American NightmareThe American Nightmare Himself (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Lon Chaney: A Thousand FacesLon Chaney: A Thousand Faces (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Monster by Moonlight! The Immortal Saga of 'The Wolf Man'Monster by Moonlight! The Immortal Saga of 'The Wolf Man' (Video) Larry Talbot / The Wolf Man (archive footage)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Mummy Dearest: A Horror Tradition UnearthedMummy Dearest: A Horror Tradition Unearthed (Video) Kharis (archive footage)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Film BreaksFilm Breaks (TV Series) The Monster (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Universal HorrorUniversal Horror (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for 100 Years of Horror100 Years of Horror (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
    • Phantoms (1996) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for It's Alive: The True Story of FrankensteinIt's Alive: The True Story of Frankenstein (TV Movie) The Frankenstein Monster (archive footage)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The SandlotThe Sandlot Larry Talbot (archive footage)  Less 1993 $32MM / —
  • Primary photo for Tribulation 99: Alien Anomalies Under AmericaTribulation 99: Alien Anomalies Under America The Wolf Man (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'High Noon'The Making of 'High Noon' (Video) Martin Howe (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Hooray for HorrorwoodHooray for Horrorwood (Video) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1991 $35K
  • Primary photo for Frankenstein: A Cinematic ScrapbookFrankenstein: A Cinematic Scrapbook Lawrence Talbot / The Monster (archive footage)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Republic Pictures StoryThe Republic Pictures Story (TV Movie) Capt. Hakur (clip from Undersea Kingdom (1936)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Milton Berle, the Second Time Around: Carnival of ComedyMilton Berle, the Second Time Around: Carnival of Comedy (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Horrible HorrorHorrible Horror (Video) Clips from various movies (archive footage)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Into the NightInto the Night The Wolfman (archive footage)  Less 1985 $7.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Coming SoonComing Soon (Video) edited from 'THe Wolfman' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Years of LightningYears of Lightning (TV Series) Chingachgook (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Horror ShowThe Horror Show (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Far Out WestThe Far Out West Chief Eagle Shadow (archive footage) (as Lon Chaney)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Sharad of AtlantisSharad of Atlantis (TV Movie) Hakur (archive footage)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Mummy's GhostThe Mummy's Ghost (Short) Kharis, the mummy (archive footage)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The WolfmanThe Wolfman (Short) Larry Talbot (archive footage)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Hollywood and the StarsHollywood and the Stars (TV Series) Actor in mad scientist movies (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The Long Rifle and the TomahawkThe Long Rifle and the Tomahawk Chingachcook (archive footage)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Valley of the DragonsValley of the Dragons Patoo (edited from 'One Million B.C.') (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Along the Mohawk TrailAlong the Mohawk Trail Chingachgook (archive footage)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Pathfinder and the MohicanThe Pathfinder and the Mohican Chingachgook (archive footage)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Redmen and the RenegadesThe Redmen and the Renegades Chingachgook (archive footage)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Indian RaidersThe Indian Raiders (Short) Jim Lane (archive footage)  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Fun on the RunFun on the Run (Short) Burly Gambler (archive footage)  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for Kitchen MechanicsKitchen Mechanics (Short) Their Supervisor (archive footage)  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for Oysters and MusclesOysters and Muscles (Short) Strangler Johnson, wrestler (archive footage)  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for Desert CommandDesert Command Lt. Armand Corday (archive footage) (as Creighton Chaney)  Less 1946
  • Primary photo for The Black GhostThe Black Ghost Tom Kirby, alias 'The Black Ghost' (archive footage) (as Creighton Chaney)  Less 1932

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