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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.