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Larry Hovis (1936–2003)

Larry Hovis was born February 20, 1936, in Wapato, Washington. He grew up in Houston, Texas. He started out as a vocalist, singing with his sister Joan Hovis, then joined a quartet called "The Mascots", and they appeared on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts (1948). While Larry was earning his degree in philosophy at the University of Houston, he was ... See full bio »

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 2002 Lone Star State of Mind
 2002 Yorick
 1992 Shadow Force
Frank Bergmann
 1991 Another Pair of Aces: Three of a Kind (TV Movie)
 1977-1978 Alice (TV Series)
Bill Dovey / Det. Fred Scott
- Close Encounters of the Worst Kind (1978) ... Bill Dovey
- The Indian Taker (1977) ... Det. Fred Scott
 1977 Sex and the Married Woman (TV Movie)
Arnie Fish
 1976 Holmes and Yo-Yo (TV Series)
Dr. Babcock
- Pilot (1976) ... Dr. Babcock
 1976 The New Daughters of Joshua Cabe (TV Movie)
Clel Tonkins
 1974 Chico and the Man (TV Series)
Customer #1
- Borrowed Trouble (1974) ... Customer #1
 1973 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Art Phillips
- Venice Division (1973) ... Art Phillips
 1973 Here We Go Again (TV Series)
Pool Man
- When You're Second You Try Harder (1973) ... Pool Man
 1972 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
- Terror Times Two (1972) ... O'Day
 1972 The Doris Day Show (TV Series)
Larry Madison / Hassan
- Peeping Tom (1972) ... Larry Madison
- The Sorrow of Sangapur (1972) ... Hassan
 1971-1972 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (TV Series)
Regular Performer
- Episode #5.24 (1972) ... Regular Performer
- Episode #5.23 (1972) ... Regular Performer
- Episode #5.22 (1972) ... Regular Performer
- Episode #5.20 (1972) ... Regular Performer
- Episode #5.19 (1972) ... Regular Performer
 1972 Wild in the Sky
Capt. Breen
 1972 The New Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Stan Corbett
- The Harry Award (1972) ... Stan Corbett
 1969 The Queen and I (TV Series)
- My Karate Lies Over the Ocean (1969) ... Krimpton
 1969 The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (TV Series)
Norbert Frank
- Dog Gone! (1969) ... Norbert Frank
 1965 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Elevator Man
- The Day They Stole County General (1965) ... Elevator Man
 1964 My Living Doll (TV Series)
Herbert Wentworth
- Not So Comic, Comic (1964) ... Herbert Wentworth
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Show Show Self (15 credits)

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In 1968, he starred in an unsold comedy pilot for CBS called "Stanley Against the System". See more »

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Was a professor in the drama department at Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University) from the 1990s until his death. See more »

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