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Bob Hastings

Robert "Bob" Francis Hastings (April 18, 1925 – June 30, 2014) was an American radio, film, and television character actor. He also provided voices for animated cartoons. He was best known for his portrayal of annoying suck-up Lt. Elroy Carpenter, on McHale's Navy. Hastings was born in Brooklyn, New York, a son of Charles and Hazel Hastings, Sr. His father was a salesman. Hastings started in radio on "Coast-to-Coast on a Bus" (NBC). Hastings served during World War II in the United States Army Air Corps. After serving in World War II as a navigator on B-29s, he played the role of Archie Andrews in a series based on the Archie comic book series on the NBC Red Network, later just the NBC Radio Network, after NBC divested itself of its Blue Network in 1942. Archie Andrews was sponsored by Swift & Company food products. Hastings moved to television in 1949, performing in early science-fiction series, including Atom Squad. His first recurring role was as a lieutenant onPhil Silvers' Sergeant Bilko series in the late 1950s. At that time he guest-starred on Walter Brennan's ABC sitcom The Real McCoys.


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Born:
Apr 18, 1925 In Brooklyn - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
78
First Appeared:
In the series General Electric Theater 1953-02-01
Latest Project:
Movie Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman 2003-10-21
Known For

Bob Hastings Movies Filmography

Movie
Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman
Commissioner Jim Gordon 2003-10-21
Series
Static Shock
Unknown 2000-09-23
Series
Gotham Girls
Commissioner Gordon (voice) 2000-07-27
Movie
The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest
Commissioner Jim Gordon (voice) 1998-08-18
Movie
Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero
Commissioner James Gordon 1998-02-11
Series
The New Batman Adventures
Commissioner James Gordon 1997-09-20
Series
Superman: The Animated Series
Unknown 1996-09-06
Movie
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm
Commissioner Jim Gordon 1993-12-25
Series
Batman: The Animated Series
Commissioner James Gordon (voice) 1992-09-05
Movie
Batman: The Animated Series - The Legend Begins
Commissioner James Gordon 1992-04-23
Series
Major Dad
Unknown 1989-09-17
Series
Murder, She Wrote
Unknown 1984-09-30
Series
Remington Steele
Unknown 1982-10-01
Series
Falcon Crest
Unknown 1981-12-04
Series
The Greatest American Hero
Unknown 1981-03-18
Movie
The Munsters' Revenge
Phantom of the Opera 1981-01-01
Movie
Christmas Lilies of the Field
Harold Pruitt 1979-12-16
Series
The Incredible Hulk
Unknown 1978-03-10
Movie
Harper Valley P.T.A.
Skeeter 1978-07-02
Series
Challenge of the Super Friends
1978-09-09
Series
The Love Boat
Customer 1977-09-24
Movie
The Amazing Spider-Man
Monahan 1977-09-14
Series
Three's Company
John Callan 1977-03-15
Series
Quincy, M.E.
Unknown 1976-10-03
Series
Alice
Unknown 1976-08-31
Series
Clue Club
D.D. 1976-08-14
Movie
No Deposit, No Return
Peter 1976-02-05
Series
Wonder Woman
Unknown 1975-11-07
Movie
Conspiracy of Terror
Mr. Kojova 1975-12-29
Movie
Terror on the 40th Floor
Sam Lewis 1974-09-17
Series
The Rockford Files
Paul Tanner (as Bob Hastings) 1974-09-13
Series
Kolchak: The Night Stalker
Unknown 1974-09-13
Movie
Trapped
The Bartender 1974-06-13
Series
Jeannie
1973-09-08
Movie
Charley and the Angel
News Reporter 1973-03-23
Series
Police Story
Unknown 1973-03-20
Series
Emergency!
Unknown 1972-01-22
Movie
A Very Missing Person
Malloy 1972-03-04
Series
The New Scooby-Doo Movies
Henry Glopp (voice) 1972-09-09
Series
The Waltons
Unknown 1972-09-14
Series
The Streets of San Francisco
Unknown 1972-09-23
Series
ABC Afterschool Special
Unknown 1972-10-04
Movie
The Poseidon Adventure
M. C. 1972-12-13
Movie
How to Frame a Figg
Chris Groat 1971-02-01
Series
All in the Family
Tommy Kelsey 1971-01-12
Series
The Odd Couple
Happy Greshler 1970-09-24
Movie
The Boatniks
Chief Walsh 1970-07-01
Movie
Any Second Now
Gary 1969-02-11
Movie
The Love God?
Shrader 1969-08-01
Series
Room 222
Unknown 1969-09-11
Series
Marcus Welby, M.D.
Unknown 1969-09-23
Series
Love, American Style
Unknown 1969-09-29
Series
Here's Lucy
Unknown 1968-09-23
Series
Adam-12
Unknown 1968-09-21
Movie
Did You Hear the One About the Traveling Saleslady?
Lyle Chatterton 1968-07-14
Movie
The Bamboo Saucer
Jack Garson 1968-01-01
Series
Ironside
Unknown 1967-03-28
Series
The Adventures of Superboy
1966-09-10
Movie
McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force
Lt. Elroy Carpenter 1965-07-09
Series
Hogan's Heroes
Unknown 1965-09-17
Series
Green Acres
Unknown 1965-09-15
Series
I Dream of Jeannie
Homer 1965-09-18
Series
The Munsters
The Raven (voice) (uncredited) 1964-09-24
Movie
McHale's Navy
1964-06-25
Series
Petticoat Junction
Unknown 1963-09-24
Series
McHale's Navy
Lt. Elroy Carpenter 1962-10-11
Series
Ben Casey
Unknown 1961-10-02
Series
Dr. Kildare
Unknown 1961-09-27
Series
Mister Ed
Unknown 1961-01-05
Series
My Three Sons
Unknown 1960-09-29
Series
Pete and Gladys
Unknown 1960-09-19
Series
Dennis the Menace
Unknown 1959-10-04
Series
The Twilight Zone
Unknown 1959-10-02
Series
The Donna Reed Show
Unknown 1958-09-24
Series
The Real McCoys
Unknown 1957-10-03
Series
Gunsmoke
Unknown 1955-09-10
Movie
No Time for Sergeants
Colonel 1955-03-15
Series
General Electric Theater
Unknown 1953-02-01