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Al Hodge (1912–1979)


Hodge starred on radio as "The Green Hornet" in the 1940s. In the 1950s he was popular to TV fans as Captain Video. By the time of his death however, he had become an alcoholic and was living on $63 a week social security checks. He died alone and forgotten. See full bio »

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Known For

The Edge of Night
The Edge of Night TV commentator (1957)
(1956)
Captain Video and His Video Rangers
(1951-1955)
The Secret Files of Captain Video
(1953-1954)
Captain Video and His Cartoon Rangers
(1956)

Filmography

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 1961 Lover Come Back
Bass Player (uncredited)
 1961 The Outsider
Colonel (uncredited)
 1961 Coronado 9 (TV Series)
Police Sgt. Hollister
- Come with Thy Loot (1961) ... Police Sgt. Hollister
 1960 Michael Shayne (TV Series)
Bruce Godfrey
- Death Selects the Winner (1960) ... Bruce Godfrey
 1960 Angel (TV Series)
Doug
 1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Mr. Turney
- Insomnia (1960) ... Mr. Turney
 1960 M Squad (TV Series)
Jack Parness
- Man with the Ice (1960) ... Jack Parness
 1960 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Arthur Goodwin
- Bequest of Arthur Goodwin (1960) ... Arthur Goodwin
 1960 Tightrope (TV Series)
Captain Blair
- First Time Out (1960) ... Captain Blair (as Al Hodges)
 1959 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Customer
- Trouble-in-Law (1959) ... Customer
 1959 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
General Putnam
- Bilko's Credit Card (1959) ... General Putnam
 1958 Naked City (TV Series)
Johnson
- Meridian (1958) ... Johnson
 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
TV commentator (1957)
 1956 The Big Story (TV Series)
Capt. Hollis
- Follow the Leader (1956) ... Capt. Hollis
 1940 The Green Hornet
The Green Hornet (voice, uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Producer and director of radio's "Challenge of the Yukon" (later renamed "Sergeant King of the Yukon") which originated in 1938 over WXYZ in Detroit, Michigan. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 15 Articles | 67 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Hal Hodge | Al Hodges

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I've made more personal appearances as Captain Video since I've been off the show than I ever did on it. I've been at the opening of every Grand Union supermarket, every doughnut shop around New York in the past six months. How do I lick it? What do I do? See more »

Trivia:

In July 1956 he was elected to the national board of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) on the 'Coalition' ticket, which included 'Jackson Beck', Alan Bunce, Bud Collyer, Conrad Nagel, Cliff Norton, Virginia Payne, Luis Van Rooten, Nelson Case, Dick Stark, Beatrice Kraft and Ray Heatherton. See more »

Nickname:

Abie

Star Sign:

Aries

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