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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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Known For

Hogan's Heroes
Hogan's Heroes Carter / Lt. Carter
(1965-1971)
Laugh-In
Laugh-In Regular Performer
(1967-1972)
Out of Sight
Out of Sight Writer
(1966)

Filmography

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 2002 Lone Star State of Mind
Doctor
 2002 Yorick
Archbishop
 1992 Shadow Force
Frank Bergmann
 1991 Another Pair of Aces: Three of a Kind (TV Movie)
Tillman
 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)
First Customer
- Borrowed Trouble (1974) ... First Customer
 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)
O'Day
- 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
 1967-1972 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 Black Jack
Capt. Breen
 1972 The New Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Stan Corbett
- The Harry Award (1972) ... Stan Corbett
 1965-1971 Hogan's Heroes (TV Series)
Carter / Lt. Carter
- Rockets or Romance (1971) ... Carter
- Look at the Pretty Snowflakes (1971) ... Carter
- Hogan's Double Life (1971) ... Carter
- Kommandant Gertrude (1971) ... Carter
- The Kamikazes Are Coming (1971) ... Carter
 1969 The Queen and I (TV Series)
Krimpton
- My Karate Lies Over the Ocean (1969) ... Krimpton
 1969 The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (TV Series)
Norbert Frank
- Dog Gone! (1969) ... Norbert Frank
 1968 Stanley vs. The System (TV Movie)
Stanley
 1965 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Elevator Man
- The Day They Stole County General (1965) ... Elevator Man
 1964-1965 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Larry
- Gomer the M.P. (1965) ... Larry
- Gomer Dates a Movie Star (1965) ... Larry
- Sergeant of the Guard (1965) ... Larry
- The Jet Set (1965) ... Larry
- Gomer Makes the Honor Guard (1965) ... Larry
 1965 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Gilly Walker
- The Case of the Punch in the Nose (1965) ... Gilly Walker
- Goober Takes a Car Apart (1965) ... Gilly Walker
 1964 My Living Doll (TV Series)
Herbert Wentworth
- Not So Comic, Comic (1964) ... Herbert Wentworth
Show Show Writer (8 credits)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (14 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Single: "Do I Love You" / "We Could Have Lots of Fun" (Capitol Records). See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Best remembered by the public for his role as "Sergeant Carter" in the television series Hogan's Heroes (1965). See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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