Known for movies

Hugh Prather was born in Houston, Texas, on August 15, 1943. His father was an engineer and his mother was a homemaker. He has two older sisters. Prather was a good student and was active in sports, playing football and baseball. After graduating from high school, he attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a degree in English.

Prather began his career as a writer and editor for a small publishing company. He later became a freelance writer and wrote for several magazines, including “Esquire” and ” Playboy.” He also wrote several books, including “The Notebook” and “The Naked Now.”

In the early 1970s, Prather met and began working with Gary Zukav, a spiritual teacher. Together they wrote “The Dancing Wu Li Masters,” which became a bestseller. Prather also wrote “Notes to Myself,” a best-selling book of affirmations.

In the 1980s, Prather’s marriage to his wife, Linda, began to unravel. The couple divorced in 1988. Prather later married Deborah Newell, with whom he had two daughters.

Prather continued to write and speak about spiritual matters. He also became interested in photography and began exhibiting his work. He died of cancer on February 16, 2007.

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Lassie1960TV SeriesTerry
Cheyenne1960TV SeriesSam Mason
Lock Up1959-1960TV SeriesZiggy / Paul Kansky / Dr. Flynn
The Purple Gang1959Licovetti
Bonanza1959TV SeriesHotel Manager
Wanted: Dead or Alive1959TV SeriesSam Jenkins
The Gunfight at Dodge City1959Purley, Regan's Deputy (uncredited)
Death Valley Days1956-1959TV Series'Sure Thing' Murdock / Gives Nan Key to City / Engineer / ...
Al Capone1959Hood (uncredited)
The Rough Riders1959TV SeriesJoe Naves
Mackenzie's Raiders1959TV SeriesSkaggs
Highway Patrol1956-1958TV SeriesCharlie Holman / James Adams
The Old Man and the Sea1958Gambler
Tombstone Territory1958TV SeriesFarrell
Adventures of Superman1956-1958TV SeriesTiger / Slim / Luke Palmer
The Restless Gun1958TV SeriesJed Baker
26 Men1958TV SeriesArron Hendry / Keenan
Seven Guns to Mesa1958Lt. Franklin
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp1956-1958TV SeriesZinner / Tom Elleridge / Bud Creel
Sky King1956-1957TV SeriesRedick / Ellis Carson
Harbor Command1957TV SeriesJohn Pickett
The Tall Stranger1957Purcell (uncredited)
Gun Battle at Monterey1957Charley
How to Marry a Millionaire1957TV SeriesStranger
Sergeant Preston of the Yukon1957TV SeriesDuke Larson
The Vampire1957Joe, the Waiter (uncredited)
The Sheriff of Cochise1957TV SeriesGlenn Forbes
War Drums1957Clay Staub
The Lone Ranger1953-1957TV SeriesLefty Malone / Slim
Scandal Incorporated1956Lewis Adams - Assistant Director
Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok1955-1956TV SeriesE. Phillips Booth / Frank Reno
Buffalo Bill, Jr.1955-1956TV SeriesMr. Goren / Dunlap
Combat Sergeant1956TV SeriesTauber
TV Reader's Digest1956TV Series
Crime Against Joe1956Dr. Louis Tatreau - Psychiatrist
Jungle Jim1956TV SeriesFletcher
Science Fiction Theatre1956TV SeriesHotel Manager
Glory1956Official at Horse Auction (uncredited)
The Adventures of Champion1955TV SeriesRunnels / Stacey Ward
Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe1955TV SeriesBaylen
Tales of the Texas Rangers1955TV SeriesJim Ford
King of the Carnival1955Sam, the Barker [Ch.1]
The Millionaire1955TV SeriesSalesman
Love Me or Leave Me1955Irate Customer (uncredited)
The Adventures of Kit Carson1954-1955TV SeriesDaniel J. Prescott
I Led 3 Lives1955TV SeriesComrade Esteban
Your Favorite Story1954TV Series
Dragnet1954Jailer (uncredited)
Man with the Steel Whip1954Barnett
Stories of the Century1954TV SeriesConstable
Dragon's Gold1954Eustace Crosby (uncredited)
Cruisin' Down the River1953Poker Player (uncredited)
Run for the Hills1953Mr. Hudson
Blue Canadian Rockies1952Ed Mitchell
Yukon Gold1952Jud Powers
The Kid from Broken Gun1952Sheriff (uncredited)
Road Agent1952Milo Brand
Captive of Billy the Kid1952Randy Brown
The Cisco Kid1951TV SeriesGeorge Holden
Pistol Harvest1951Elias Norton
Government Agents vs Phantom Legion1951Thompson
The Dakota Kid1951Squire Mason
No Questions Asked1951Marty Callbert
Gunplay1951Curt Landry, aka Matt Potter
Saddle Legion1951Ace Kelso
The Second Face1950Dr. Vaughn - Plastic Surgeon
Frisco Tornado1950Henchman Brod
Desperadoes of the West1950Hadley (uncredited)
Love That Brute1950Ship's Purser (uncredited)
Women from Headquarters1950uncredited
A Ticket to Tomahawk1950Dawson (uncredited)
Whirlpool1950Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
The Golden Stallion1949Diamond-Buyer (uncredited)
Susanna Pass1949Attorney (uncredited)
Search for Danger1949Larry Andrews
Death Valley Gunfighter1949Henchman Tony Richards
Renegades of Sonora1948Henchman Pete Lasker
When My Baby Smiles at Me1948Stage Manager (uncredited)
The Saxon Charm1948Designer (uncredited)
The Iron Curtain1948Leonard Leitz (uncredited)
Fury at Furnace Creek1948Defense Counsel (uncredited)
Letter from an Unknown Woman1948Frau Spitzer's Patron (uncredited)
Are You with It?1948Dr. Mento (uncredited)
Daisy Kenyon1947Mr. Ames (uncredited)
Gentleman's Agreement1947Guest at Anne's Party (uncredited)
Homesteaders of Paradise Valley1947Rufe Hume
The Return of Monte Cristo1946Police Sergeant (uncredited)
Black Angel1946Gambler (uncredited)
Rustler's Round-up1946Jefferson 'Faro' King
The Mysterious Mr. M1946Archer (uncredited)
The Dark Horse1946J.B. Norton (uncredited)
Blonde for a Day1946Hank Brenner
Her Kind of Man1946Jewelry Salesman (uncredited)
Lost City of the Jungle1946Peace Foundation Member (uncredited)
The Mask of Diijon1946Danton
The Scarlet Horseman1946Sen. Barnes (uncredited)
The Fighting Guardsman1946Andre (uncredited)
Blazing the Western Trail1945Jim McMasters (uncredited)
Secrets of a Sorority Girl1945Charles Stevens
Secret Agent X-91945Prof. Albert Raymond / Frank Garr (uncredited)
Penthouse Rhythm1945Shakespearean Actor (uncredited)
The Bandit of Sherwood Forest1945Man-at-Arms on Search Patrol (uncredited)
The Great Mike1944Ace Carroll, Gambler (uncredited)
I Accuse My Parents1944Blake's Henchman (uncredited)
End of the Road1944Tony (uncredited)
The Utah Kid1944Barton
Marked Trails1944Jim Slade
Shoe Shine Boy1943ShortBarfly (uncredited)
Outlaws of Stampede Pass1943Henchman Slick
Revenge of the Zombies1943Scott Warrington
Destroyer1943Survivor (uncredited)
Batman1943Doctor (uncredited)
Mission to Moscow1943Heckler (uncredited)
Cosmo Jones in the Crime Smasher1943Tony Sandol - Gangster
You Can't Beat the Law1943Gang Member Harry (uncredited)
Silent Witness1943Gus Miller (uncredited)
Criminal Investigator1942James Black
Wanted by the Police1938Marty
The Love Machine1971Dr. Spineck (uncredited)
R.P.M.1970Professor (uncredited)
Marooned1969Hardy - Reporter (uncredited)
Bewitched1969TV SeriesMr. Monteagle
The Big Valley1969TV SeriesMr. Clay
The Guns of Will Sonnett1968TV SeriesDriver
Family Affair1968TV SeriesMr. Pendergast
The Ambushers1967Man in Train Compartment (uncredited)
Alvarez Kelly1966Ely Harrison
Destry1964TV SeriesHoyt
The Prize1963Swedish Speaker (uncredited)
Stagecoach to Dancers' Rock1962Roy
Tales of Wells Fargo1958-1962TV SeriesWells Fargo Agent / Dallas Stone / George Pierce / ...
The Bob Cummings Show1961TV Series
Bachelor in Paradise1961Rodwell - Lawyer (uncredited)
Wagon Train1958-1961TV SeriesHaines / Frankie Palmer
Miami Undercover1961TV SeriesJohnson
Shotgun Slade1961TV SeriesSheriff Pat Holmes
The Slowest Gun in the West1960TV Movie'Doc' Henley
13 Fighting Men1960Walter Ives

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Superman Flies Again1954
Last Days of Boot Hill1947Henchman Masters (uncredited)

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