Sunday, January 5, 2020

Jan 5, 1982: Passing of Hans Conried

On this date in OTR: Hans Conried died Jan. 5, 1982. His old time radio credits include:

  •  "Life with Luigi"
  • "The Mel Blanc Show"
  •  "Alan Young Show"
  •  "My Friend Irma" 
  • "Wrongway Feldman" from Gillian's Island
  • Captain Hook/Mr. Darling from Peter Pan. 
  • 1970s Rankin Bass version of "The Hobbit" with Conried as Thorin
  • "Dr. T"in"The 5,000 Fingers Of Dr.T"with Mr.& Mrs.Peter Lind Hayes and Mary Healy and Mr.Tommy Rettig
  • real estate agent in The House in Cypress Canyon and the killer in Sorry Wrong Number

... to name but a few.

The rumor goes that he also went on as Jack Barrymore a few times when Jack was... "indisposed."

He was born April 15, 1917.

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