Actor Ross Hagen started out in the movie mainstream, playing such traditionalist roles as jungle guide Bart Jason during the 1968-69 season of TV's Daktari. With the upsurge in cheapie exploitationers in the 1970s, Hagen found his true niche in the Hollywood mosaic. He is best remembered as "The Urban Cowboy" in Angel (1984) and its 1986 sequel Avenging Angel. Typical titles in the Hagen resumé include Blood Games (1990), Dinosaur Island (1994) and Bikini Drive-In (1995). Ross Hagen has also directed a handful of films, among them The Glove (1978) and B.O.R.N. (1988).