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|Born|| Allan John Melvin|
February 18, 1923
Kansas City, Missouri
|Died|| January 17, 2008 (Age 84)|
Los Angeles, California
He is most famous as Sergeant Hacker on Gomer Pyle, USMC, Sam the Butcher on The Brady Bunch, and Barney Hefner on All in the Family and Archie Bunker's Place.
Other notable works include The Phil Silvers Show, Route 66, Empire, McHale's Navy, Beetle Bailey, The Joey Bishop Show, The Secret Squirrel Show, The Magilla Gorilla Show, Barnaby, My Favorite Martian, Perry Mason, The Flintstones, The Dick Van Dyke Show, Lost in Space, The Andy Griffith Show, The Adventures of Gulliver, Cattanooga Cats, The Banana Splits Adventure Hour, Mod Squad, Green Acres, Love, American Style, The Brian Keith Show, Yogi's Gang, Hong Kong Phooey, Kung Fu, The Secret Lives of Waldo Kitty, Dynomutt Dog Wonder, The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour, The All-New Popeye Hour, Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels, The Kwicky Koala Show, Flash Gordon, Galtar and the Golden Lance, The Smurfs, The Jetsons, Popeye and Son, Foofur, Adventures of the Gummi Bears, TaleSpin, Yo Yogi!, and Scooby-Doo in Arabian Nights.