Hall, Jon

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Hall, Jon Gender: M
Locher, Charles Felix
born on 26 February 1915 at 22:00 (= 10:00 PM )
Place Fresno CA, USA, 36n44, 119w47
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 07°34' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 05°53 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 29°40'


American actor onscreen from 1935, having changed his name to Charles Locher. In 1936, he changed his name to Lloyd Crane and then to Jon Hall in 1937.

He grew up in Tahiti and was the island's champion swimmer. Muscular and athletic, 6'2", he played many roles in a loincloth in South Seas epics or in robes for Arabian Nights films. He became a popular screen hero after appearing in "The Hurricane" in 1937. He was the star of the TV series "Ramar of the Jungle" in the early '50s. In 1969, he co-produced and photographed a low-budget film.

Hall was married to Frances Langford from 1938-55, then he married Raquel Torres twice, with a divorce in between.

He had surgery for bladder cancer in 2/1979 and was bedridden most of the time after that, constantly in severe pain. On 12/13/1979, he shot himself in the head at his sister's house in Sherman Oaks, CA.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death by Suicide 13 December 1979 (Shot himself, age 64)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Health : Medical procedure February 1979 (Bladder cancer surgery)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Misc. : Changed Name 1936 (Changed to Lloyd Crane)
  • Misc. : Changed Name 1937 (Changed to Jon Hall)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1937 ("The Hurricane")
  • Work : End Major Project 1969 (Co-produced low-budget film)
  • Relationship : Marriage 1938 (Frances Langford)

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher


  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Sports : Swimming
  • Personal : Death : Suicide (Gunshot)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Bladder)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Tahiti and U.S.)
  • Traits : Body : Size (Height of 6' 2")
  • Traits : Body : Body builder (Muscular swimmer's build)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Crime Collection
  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (Frances Langford)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Three; twice to the same woman)
  • Personal : Misc. : Changed name (Screen name)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer (Low budget film)