Monte Hale was an actor who made a successful career for himself in film. Hale's career beginnings included film roles in the Dennis Moore action film "D-Day on Mars" (1945), the Billy Elliott western "Sun Valley Cyclone" (1946) and the Robert Kent western "The Phantom Rider" (1946). He then acted in "Prince of the Plains" (1949), the Elizabeth Taylor dramatic adaptation "Giant" (1956) and the crime flick "The Chase" (1966) with Marlon Brando. He also appeared in "A Tribute to the Singing Cowboy" (The Nashville Network, 1992-93). Later in his career, Hale appeared on "Gene Autry: Melody of the West" (AMC, 1994-95). Hale passed away in March 2009 at the age of 88.