Birth Date: June 25, 1911
Birth Place: Petrolia, Texas, USA
Also Credited as: Reed Bert Hadley
Date of Death: December 11, 1974 / Age: 63
Location of Death: Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death: heart attack
Biography: Tall, dark, and handsome, Reed Hadley appeared most frequently as either a villain or as an officer of the law during a film career of 35 years. His rich, bass voice was also frequently heard as narrator for movies and documentaries. He may be best remembered for his work in television where he starred in "Racket Squad" and "Public Defender". Other highlights of his career include playing the title character in "Red Ryder" on the radio and Zorro in the Republic serial, "Zorro's Fighting Legion."