Rufe Davis

  1. Jimmie Dood, Shadows on the Sage, 1942.    For the final six of  Republic Pictures’ most celebrated Western serials (51 during 1936-1942, and by ’42 the Mesquits’ enemies were… Nazis),  the Ohio actor, composer, conductor, guitarist, singer, songwriter took over Lullaby Joslin after  the comic Davis’ 14 outings.   Known variously as James, Jimmie or Jimmy,  Dodd next became  the MC of TV’s  Mickey Mouse Club in 1955 and wrote The Mickey Mouse March

 Birth year: 1908Death year: 1974Other name: Casting Calls:  1