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Overview (4)

Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Died in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA  (suicide)
Birth NameJonathan Hatley
Height 5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Canadian-born Jonathan Hale had a long film career, appearing in over 200 pictures. He was a member of the diplomatic service prior to his film career, and his stately bearing stood him in good stead for the variety of corporate executives, military officers and high-level politicians he often played. His best known and most memorable part was that of Dagwood Bumstead's boss J.C. Dithers in the "Blondie" series, a role he assayed from the first entry (Blondie (1938)) until he left the series in 1946. In 1966, despondent over personal problems, he shot himself to death.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: frankfob2@yahoo.com

Spouse (1)

? (? - ?) ( her death) ( 2 children)

Trivia (1)

According to the 1974 book "Holly-Would!", Hale had a hidden loudspeaker and amplifier installed in his car during the 1930s which he used to intimidate unsuspecting road hogs.

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