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Ross Hagen

Actor-director

Born - 21 May 1938, Williams, Arizona, USA
Died - 9 May 2011

Square-faced, raspy-voiced, 'handsome-ugly' actor, a co-star in many a drive-in and exploitation movie almost since the genre began - also a director of science-fiction and horror movies from his early forties. Acting on TV since the early 1960s, Hagen, born Leland Lilly, made his film debut in Gunfight in Abilene (1967). Many more followed, notably The Mini-Skirt Mob (1968), Five the Hard Way (1969), The Organization (1971), Bad Charleston Charlie (1973). Supercock (1975), Night Creature (1978), Angel (1984), Avenging Angel (1985), B.O.R.N. (1988), Alienator (1990), Time Wars (1993), Over the Wire (1996), Storm Trooper (1999), For No Good Reason (2004) and the straight-to-video Shadowheart (2009), his last. His directorial credits include The Glove (1979), Reel Horror (1985), B.O.R.N (1988), Media Madman (1993) and Murder on the Yellow Brick Road (2005), his last. He died from cancer.