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Jim Hawthorne (I) (1918–2007)

Jim Hawthorne was born on November 20, 1918 in Victor, Colorado, USA as William James Hawthorne Jr. He was an actor and writer, known for Aim, Fire, Scoot (1952), Army Daze (1956) and The Checkers & Pogo Show (1967). He was married to Leah M. Uransky. He died on November 6, 2007 in Santa Barbara, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Aim, Fire, Scoot
Aim, Fire, Scoot Pvt. Hawthorne
Army Daze
Army Daze Pvt. Hawthorne
The Checkers & Pogo Show
Omnibus (segment) / Cocky Locky (segment "Chicken Little") / Prince (segment "Sleeping Beauty in the Woods")


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 1967 The Checkers & Pogo Show (TV Series)
Mr. Checkers
 1960 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series)
 1956 Army Daze (Short)
Pvt. Hawthorne (as hawthorne)
 1955 Hook a Crook (Short)
Hawthorne (as hawthorne)
 1953-1954 Omnibus (TV Series) (segment) / Prince (segment "Sleeping Beauty in the Woods") / Cocky Locky (segment "Chicken Little")
 1952 Aim, Fire, Scoot (Short)
Pvt. Hawthorne (as hawthorne)
 1951 'Fraidy Cat (Short)
Hawthorne (as hawthorne)
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 1967 The Checkers & Pogo Show (TV Series)
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 1967 The Checkers & Pogo Show (TV Series) (producer)
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 1999 Checkers & Pogo: Remembered (TV Movie documentary)
Mr. Checkers #1
 1960 Instant Weather (TV Series)
 1952 Hawthorne Looks at the Weather (TV Series)
 1950 This Is Hawthorne (TV Series)

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Album: "Serutan Yob", 1948. See more »

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The Colorado-born Hawthorne came to fame in 1947 on Pasadena radio station KXLA (now KRLA) when, as Time magazine reported a year later, he suddenly turned his show into a carefree, wit-loose 'Hellzapoppin on the air.' And he once played 10 minutes of Bach, which he interlaced with assorted comments and the sound of a barking seal.

The off-beat Hawthorne voiced a slew of characters that populated ... See more »

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