Hondo: Living or Dead?

Living or Dead? Celebrities, films, tv shows, birthdays, deaths ... your one-stop shop to satisfy your morbid curiosity.

Which cast and crew of 1954 film by John Farrow Hondo are living and who are dead?

Subscribe to Living or Dead news !!!

Celebrity death and birthday updates to your inbox!

Unsub at any time. We'll never sell your details.


1954 film by John Farrow


Released 1954 (68 years, 6 months ago)

Director John Farrow
Duration 83 minutes
Genre Western
Nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and Academy Award for Best Story
Composer Hugo Friedhofer
Production company Batjac Productions
Country of origin United States of America
Screenwriter James Edward Grant and Louis L'Amour
Producer Robert Fellows

About Hondo

Hondo, the 1954 film directed by John Farrow, is a classic Western that has stood the test of time. Based on the Louis L'Amour novel of the same name, the film stars John Wayne as Hondo Lane, a cavalry scout who befriends a woman and her son living on the frontier. The film is a perfect showcase for Wayne's rugged charm and the stunning Arizona landscapes.

The film was praised for its authenticity and attention to detail, with Wayne himself taking on the role of technical advisor. The Native American characters were portrayed with respect and nuance, a rarity for Westerns of the time.

Hondo was also notable for its use of 3D technology, which was still a novelty in the 1950s. The film's action sequences, including a thrilling horseback chase, were enhanced by the 3D effects.

Overall, Hondo is a must-see for fans of the Western genre and John Wayne's iconic career. Its themes of loyalty, honor, and respect for different cultures still resonate today.


- "Hondo (1953)" IMDb,

- "Hondo (1953)" Rotten Tomatoes,

- "Hondo (1953)" Turner Classic Movies,

Cast and crew

Cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


88 years, 7 months,


54 years, 3 months, 24 days

Born first

13 March 1901

Died first

5 November 1960

Born last

25 September 1943

Died last

1 April 2021

Content on these pages may not be correct and should not be considered a reliable source of information.