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Remembering the Great Character Actor James Hampton who Passed Away at 84

James Hampton was a talented actor who is best known for his role as bumbling bugler Hannibal Dobbs on “F-Troop”. He was a great comedic actor who also worked in several Burt Reynolds movies and on the Rockford Files. He passed away after a long illness at age 84 on April 7th.





Remembering Actor George Segal Who Passed Away at 87





Remembering Actor Hal Holbrook who passed away at 95

In this archive episode, Doug Miles talks with actor Hal Holbrook about his career and portraying Mark Twain. As aired WSRQ radio Sarasota, FL Feb. 2007. Hal Holbrook passed away at 95 on 2/1/21.





Remembering the great Sean Connery who passed away this weekend at 90

Sean Connery was one of the great film actors and a worldwide star. He played James Bond in 7 films, but also transitioned into character roles later in his career in “Hunt for Red October”, “The Untouchables”, “The Man Who Would Be King” “Indiana Jones” and many others. He was a class act all the way.





RIP Wilford Brimley aka the Postal Inspector on Seinfeld

Wilford Brimley was a great character actor in film and television. He passed away at 85 this weekend. He specialized in playing authority figures who got your attention. Here’s a classic scene from “Seinfeld” where he played the postal inspector convincing Kramer not to cancel his mail.





Remembering the great character actor Reni Santoni who played Poppie on Seinfeld

Reni Santoni passed away at 81 this weekend. He was a talented actor on stage, TV and film. One of his most remembered characters was the “unsanitary” pizza restaurateur Poppie on “Seinfeld”.





Remembering Actor Richard Herd aka “Mr. Wilhelm” from Seinfeld

Remembering Richard Herd aka “Mr. Wilhelm” and countless other characters. He was one of those actors that you saw on TV for decades and always did a great job. He was 87.





Remembering Comedian and Actor Jerry Stiller

Doug Miles hosts a look back at some of Stiller and Meara’s comedy on the Ed Sullivan Show, The Carol Burnett Show and one of their Blue Nun Wine radio commercials as a tribute to the great Jerry Stiller who passed away 5/11/20 at 92.






Remembering Actor/Comedian Jerry Stiller

Jerry Stiller was a talented actor/comedian/writer who passed away today at 92. He and his wife Anne Meara were a successful comedy team and each of them were successful as individual performers. Jerry was best known to TV audiences in the 1990’s as “Frank Costanza” on “Seinfeld” and “Arthur Spooner” on “The King of Queens”. Here’s part of an appearance of “Stiller and Meara” on the “Ed Sullivan Show” in 1964:






A Conversation with Chris Lemmon

Don Henderson and Doug Miles talk with actor/producer/musician Chris Lemmon about his recovery from a double lung transplant, his legendary Dad, Jack Lemmon and more.