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'McHale's Navy' Star Bob Hastings Dies at 89

2 July 2014 11:11 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Los Angeles (AP) — Bob Hastings, an actor best known from the 1960s sitcom McHale's Navy, has died. He was 89. Allison Knowles says her grandfather died Monday in his Burbank, California, home after a lengthy battle with prostate cancer. Hastings won fans on McHale's Navy as Lt. Carpenter, a bumbling yes-man. Other memorable roles were on All in the Family and General Hospital. Photos Hollywood's Notable Deaths of 2014 The Brooklyn, New York-born Hastings began his career at age 11 on radio dramas. He branched out into TV in its infancy, snagging a role on Captain Video and

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R.I.P. Richard Coogan, Early TV’s Original Captain Video

12 March 2014 8:47 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

The first man to play Captain Video — the Guardian of the Safety of the World! — in the early days of television died today in Los Angeles. Richard Coogan was 99. He starred on the first two seasons of Captain Video And His Video Rangers, the popular low-budget space opera that premiered in 1949 on the DuMont Network. The future-set series aired for a half-hour Monday through Friday, also on Saturdays in 1950, with a reported prop budget of 25 bucks a week. The jut-jawed Coogan played a scientific genius who invented radical weapons and led a vast network of defenders of good. The program was a favorite of The Honeymooners‘ Ralph Cramden and Ed Norton, who were card-carrying members of the Captain Video Space Rangers fan club. After leaving Captain Video, the New Jersey native starred on the CBS soap Love Of Life and toplined late-’50s Gold Rush drama The Californians. He also »

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Richard Coogan, Star of 'Captain Video and His Video Rangers,' Dies at 99

12 March 2014 5:29 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Richard Coogan, who played Captain Video on the early TV sci-fi adventure series Captain Video and His Video Rangers, died Wednesday in Los Angeles. He was 99. Captain Video and His Video Rangers, which aired on the DuMont Television Network from 1949-55, was set in the distant future and revolved around a band of heroes fighting for truth and justice. The show was broadcast live five to six days a week, usually starting at 7 p.m., and was beloved by adults and children alike. The show was a huge, and unexpected, hit. “Captain Video and His Video

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