• James Hampton Dies: Writer, Director, And Bugler Hannibal Dobbs On ‘F Troop' Was 84

    5 days ago - By Deadline

    James Hampton, a veteran character actor best known as bumbling bugler Hannibal Shirley Dobbs on '60s sitcom F Troop, died Wednesday at his home in Fort Worth, Texas, after a long illness. He was 84 and his death was confirmed by TV biographer Randy West A character actor whose amiable appearance made him the quintessential...
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  • Walter Olkewicz Dies: Character Actor In ‘Twin Peaks' And ‘Grace Under Fire' Was 72

    6 days ago - By Deadline

    Walter Olkewicz, a versatile character actor with a range from Seinfeld to Twin Peaks and beyond, died Tuesday in Reseda, Calif. after a long battle with infections. He was 72 and his death was confirmed by his son, screenwriter Zak Olkewicz. Olkewicz's long career started in the 1970s and ran through 2017, when ill health...
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