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Jim Hawthorne (I) (1918–2007)

Jim Hawthorne was born on November 20, 1918 in Victor, Colorado, USA as William James Hawthorne Jr. He was an actor and writer, known for Hook a Crook (1955), 'Fraidy Cat (1951) and Aim, Fire, Scoot (1952). He was married to Leah M. Uransky. He died on November 6, 2007 in Santa Barbara, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Hook a Crook
Hook a Crook Hawthorne
'Fraidy Cat
'Fraidy Cat Hawthorne
Aim, Fire, Scoot
Aim, Fire, Scoot Pvt. Hawthorne
Army Daze
Army Daze Pvt. Hawthorne


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 1967 The Checkers & Pogo Show (TV Series)
Mr. Checkers
 1960 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series)
- Doubting Devery (1960) ... Wilson
 1956 Army Daze (Short)
Pvt. Hawthorne (as hawthorne)
 1955 Hook a Crook (Short)
Hawthorne (as hawthorne)
 1954 Omnibus (TV Series)
- The Merry Widow (1954)
 1952 Aim, Fire, Scoot (Short)
Pvt. Hawthorne (as hawthorne)
 1951 'Fraidy Cat (Short)
Hawthorne (as hawthorne)
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (1 credit)
 1967 The Checkers & Pogo Show (TV Series)
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 1967 The Checkers & Pogo Show (TV Series) (producer)
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 1999 Checkers & Pogo: Remembered (TV Movie documentary)
Mr. Checkers #1
 1960 Instant Weather (TV Series)
 1952 Hawthorne Looks at the Weather (TV Series)
 1950 This Is Hawthorne (TV Series)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Heinrich Berte's play, "Blossom Time," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Gail Manners, Andrew Gainey and Clarence Nordstrom in the cast. Frank Carrington and Agnes Morgan were directors. See more »

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Local radio comic Hawthorne was signed by Jules White, and teamed with Joe Besser in a handful of short comedies, effectively taking on the role of Joe's straight-man.

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