Alan Hale Jr. (born Alan Hale MacKahan; March 8, 1921 – January 2, 1990) was an American actor and restaurateur. He was the son of character actor Alan Hale Sr. His television career spanned four decades, but he was best known for his co-starring role as Captain Jonas Grumby (The Skipper) on the 1960s series Gilligan's Island.
The son of the great character actor (and Errol Flynn sidekick) Alan Hale, Alan Hale Jr. (he dropped the Jr. after his father passed away) was literally born into the movies. Hale did his first movie as a baby and continued to act until his death. Unlike other child actors, Hale made a smooth transition in the movies and starred in several...
The son of the great character actor (and Errol Flynn sidekick) Alan Hale, Alan Hale Jr. (he dropped the Jr. after his father passed away) was literally born into the movies. Hale did his first movie as a baby and continued to act until his death.
Jan 03, 1990 · Alan Hale Jr. of TV’s ‘Gilligan’s Island’ Dies Of Cancer WENDY E. LANE January 3, 1990 LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Alan Hale Jr., who was a little-known character actor until he struck lasting fame as the excitable skipper of the 1960s hit television comedy ″Gilligan’s Island,′ has died of cancer.
- WENDY E. LANE
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA A prolific character actor in film and on television for over four decades, Alan Hale, Jr. appeared in nearly every genre imaginable, but was largely...
May 28, 2020 · Alan Hale, Jr. was often described as being an upbeat, optimistic person, which certainly came through in a comment he made toward the end of his life: “I went around the world in 1974 and when we...
- Ed Gross
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Jan 02, 1990 · Born Alan Hale Mackahan in Los Angeles, California, he was the son of film actor Rufus Edward Mackahan (1892-1950), who used the stage name of Alan Hale. Young Alan adopted his father's stage name, adding the Junior to distinguish himself from his father; he would later drop the Junior after his father's death in 1950.
- 8 Mar 1921, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
- 2 Jan 1990 (aged 68), Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
- Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
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