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Date of Birth 16 July 1882Berne, Switzerland
Date of Death 13 March 1969Hollywood, California, USA
Birth NameFelix Maurice Locher

Mini Bio (1)

Character actor Felix Locher (pronounced Lo-Shay) didn't begin acting until he was 73 years old. The father of actor Jon Hall (born Charles Felix Locher), he was visiting his son who was preparing for his part in the film Hell Ship Mutiny (1957) when he was spotted by the director who convinced him to play the part of the elderly Tahitian chief. From then on he appeared in numerous television productions throughout the 1950s and 1960s until his death in 1969 at age 87.

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Trivia (6)

Father of Jon Hall
Former father-in-law of singer/actress Frances Langford.
Former father-in-law of actress Raquel Torres.
He is the earliest born actor to appear in a "Star Trek" film or television episode. He played Robert Johnson in Star Trek: The Deadly Years (1967).
He is buried next to his son Jon Hall in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Hollywood Hills.
Prior to starting his acting career, Felix had been an inventor who held over 100 copyrights and patents relating to a unique mapping system that he used when lecturing military officers, and an insurance salesman.

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