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‘HOGAN’S HEROES’ ACTOR HAS DIED AT 96

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(Hollywood Reporter) – Longtime French actor, singer and
Holocaust survivor Robert Clary, known for his lead role in
"Hogan’s Heroes," has died.  

His granddaughter Kim Wright said Clary died Wednesday
morning in his Los Angeles home. 

Clary — named Robert Max Widerman at birth — was born
March 1, 1926, in France and forced into internment in a Nazi concentration camp as a child. At age 27, he moved to the
United States to pursue his career.

Clary is most notable for his role as Corporal Louis LeBeau
on the World War II-centered sitcom "Hogan’s Heroes." Before
his death, Clary was the last living cast member from the series’
original principal cast.
 

Clary published a memoir, From the Holocaust to Hogan’s
Heroes: The Autobiography of Robert Clary
, in 2001.

Hogan's Heroes 1965  6 Seasons  168 episodes image 1

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REMEMBER SHELLY LONG FROM ‘’CHEERS’’ ?

Thanks to her part on “Cheers,” Shelley Long became a household name, thanks to her vivacious looks and energetic acting. She made
the jump to movies in classic films such as “Night Shift”(1982) and
“The Money Pit”(1986).

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NBC
from September 30, 1982, to May 20, 1993.

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WELL KNOWN CHRACTER ACTOR IS DEAD

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Andrew Lewis Prine (February 14, 1936 – October 31, 2022)

Prine was a film, stage, and television character actor. He
died of natural causes while vacationing in
Paris at age 86.

Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, and in such television
series as
Gunsmoke, Bonanza, The Virginian, and Wagon
Train
.
     
       
     
      
      
    
    
    
    
   

Andrew Prine in the NBC-TV miniseries “V” (1983)

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HE PLAYED THE ‘’THING’’ ON THE TV SERIES

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Original Release: September 18, 1964 – April 8, 1966 on ABC

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In the 1960s television series, “Thing”—strictly speaking, a disembodied forearm, since it occasionally emerged from
its box at near-elbow length—was usually played by
Ted
Cassidy
(below), who also played the lugubrious butler
Lurch.

He also narrated The Incredible Hulk TV series and voiced
The Hulk in the show’s first 2 seasons.

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Theodore Crawford Cassidy
(July 31, 1932 – January 16, 1979)

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POPULAR TELEVISION DETECTIVE SERIES

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Mannix is a detective television series that ran from 1967 to 1975
on
CBS
. It was created by Richard Levinson and William Link, and
developed by executive producer Bruce Geller. The title character,
Joe Mannix, is a
private investigator played by actor Mike Connors.

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Mike Connors (Krekor Ohanian)
(August 15, 1925 – January 26, 2017) 

Connors died in Tarzana, California, at the
age of 91 on January 26, 2017, a week after
being diagnosed with
leukemia.

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Mannix and Peggy Fair (Gail Fisher)

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