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Bob Hastings

Robert "Bob" Francis Hastings (April 18, 1925 – June 30, 2014) was an American radio, film, and television character actor. He also provided voices for animated cartoons. He was best known for his portrayal of annoying suck-up Lt. Elroy Carpenter, on McHale's Navy. Hastings was born in Brooklyn, New York, a son of Charles and Hazel Hastings, Sr. His father was a salesman. Hastings started in radio on "Coast-to-Coast on a Bus" (NBC). Hastings served during World War II in the United States Army Air Corps. After serving in World War II as a navigator on B-29s, he played the role of Archie Andrews in a series based on the Archie comic book series on the NBC Red Network, later just the NBC Radio Network, after NBC divested itself of its Blue Network in 1942. Archie Andrews was sponsored by Swift & Company food products. Hastings moved to television in 1949, performing in early science-fiction series, including Atom Squad. His first recurring role was as a lieutenant onPhil Silvers' Sergeant Bilko series in the late 1950s. At that time he guest-starred on Walter Brennan's ABC sitcom The Real McCoys.

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Apr 18, 1925 In Brooklyn - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Toyland Casino 1938-10-08
Latest Project:
Movie Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman 2003-10-21
Known For
Poster of Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman
Poster of The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest
Poster of The Poseidon Adventure
Poster of Atom Squad
Movie Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman Commissioner Jim Gordon 2003-10-21
Series Gotham Girls Commissioner Gordon (voice) 2000-07-27
Series Static Shock Unknown 2000-09-23
Movie Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero Commissioner James Gordon 1998-02-11
Movie The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest Commissioner Jim Gordon (voice) 1998-08-18
Series The New Batman Adventures Commissioner James Gordon 1997-09-13
Series Superman: The Animated Series Commissioner Jim Gordon (voice) 1996-09-06
Movie Batman: Mask of the Phantasm Commissioner Jim Gordon (voice) 1993-12-25
Movie Batman: The Animated Series - The Legend Begins Commissioner James Gordon 1992-04-23
Series Batman: The Animated Series Commissioner Jim Gordon (voice) 1992-09-05
Series Major Dad Unknown 1989-09-17
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Series Remington Steele Unknown 1982-10-01
Movie The Munsters' Revenge Phantom of the Opera 1981-01-01
Series Falcon Crest Unknown 1981-12-04
Movie Thornwell Sanborn 1981-01-28
Series The Greatest American Hero Unknown 1981-03-18
Series Flo Unknown 1980-03-24
Series Delta House Unknown 1979-01-18
Series California Fever Unknown 1979-09-25
Movie Christmas Lilies of the Field Harold Pruitt 1979-12-16
Movie Harper Valley P.T.A. Skeeter 1978-07-02
Series Challenge of the Super Friends Unknown 1978-09-09
Series Szysznyk Unknown 1977-08-01
Series Three's Company John Callan 1977-03-15
Series Undercover Elephant Loudmouse 1977-09-10
Movie Just a Little Inconvenience Harry 1977-10-02
Movie The Amazing Spider-Man Monahan 1977-09-14
Series The Incredible Hulk Unknown 1977-11-04
Series The Love Boat Customer 1977-09-24
Movie No Deposit, No Return Peter 1976-02-05
Series Clue Club D.D. 1976-08-14
Movie The Million Dollar Rip-Off Sgt. Frank Jarrett 1976-09-22
Series Alice Unknown 1976-08-31
Series Quincy, M.E. Unknown 1976-10-03
Series Wonder Woman Unknown 1975-11-07
Series Switch Unknown 1975-09-09
Movie Conspiracy of Terror Mr. Kojova 1975-12-29
Series Devlin Unknown 1974-09-07
Series Kolchak: The Night Stalker Unknown 1974-09-13
Movie Trapped The Bartender 1974-06-13
Series The Rockford Files Paul Tanner 1974-09-13
Movie Terror on the 40th Floor Sam Lewis 1974-09-17
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-03-20
Movie Charley and the Angel News Reporter 1973-03-23
Series Jeannie Unknown 1973-09-08
Series The New Scooby-Doo Movies Henry Glopp (voice) 1972-09-09
Series Emergency! Unknown 1972-01-22
Movie A Very Missing Person Malloy 1972-03-04
Series The Waltons Unknown 1972-09-14
Series The Streets of San Francisco Unknown 1972-09-23
Movie The Poseidon Adventure M. C. 1972-12-13
Series ABC Afterschool Special Unknown 1972-10-04
Series All in the Family Tommy Kelsey 1971-01-12
Movie How to Frame a Figg Chris Groat 1971-02-01
Movie The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker 2nd Baseball Fan 1971-08-19
Movie The Strange Monster of Strawberry Cove Deputy Tom Martin 1971-10-30
Series The Partners Unknown 1971-09-18
Movie The Boatniks Chief Walsh 1970-07-01
Series The Odd Couple Happy Greshler 1970-09-24
Movie Any Second Now Gary 1969-02-11
Movie The Love God? Shrader 1969-08-01
Series Room 222 Unknown 1969-09-11
Series Love, American Style Unknown 1969-09-29
Series Marcus Welby, M.D. Unknown 1969-09-23
Series Adam-12 Unknown 1968-09-21
Movie Did You Hear the One About the Traveling Saleslady? Lyle Chatterton 1968-07-14
Movie The Bamboo Saucer Jack Garson 1968-10-23
Series Here's Lucy Unknown 1968-09-23
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-03-28
Series The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure Unknown 1967-09-09
Series The Adventures of Superboy Unknown 1966-09-10
Series The New Adventures of Superman Unknown 1966-09-10
Series Green Acres Unknown 1965-09-15
Movie McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force Lt. Elroy Carpenter 1965-07-09
Series Hogan's Heroes Unknown 1965-09-17
Series I Dream of Jeannie Homer 1965-09-18
Movie McHale's Navy Unknown 1964-06-25
Series The Munsters The Raven (voice) (uncredited) 1964-09-24
Series Petticoat Junction Unknown 1963-09-24
Series McHale's Navy Lt. Elroy Carpenter 1962-10-11
Series Mister Ed Unknown 1961-01-05
Series The Americans Unknown 1961-01-23
Series Ben Casey Unknown 1961-10-02
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-27
Series Pete and Gladys Unknown 1960-09-19
Series The Tall Man Unknown 1960-09-10
Series The Tom Ewell Show Unknown 1960-09-27
Series My Three Sons Unknown 1960-09-29
Series Peter Loves Mary Unknown 1960-10-12
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1959-10-02
Series Dennis the Menace Unknown 1959-10-04
Series Kitty Foyle Ed Foyle 1958-01-13
Series The Donna Reed Show Unknown 1958-09-24
Series The Real McCoys Unknown 1957-10-03
Movie No Time for Sergeants Colonel 1955-03-15
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Series Atom Squad Dave Fielding 1953-07-06
Movie Toyland Casino Himself 1938-10-08