John Trevathian Upchurch Jr. was a singer and an occasional actor who incorporated his mother's maiden name into his professional name of Jack Prince. He performed in Broadway plays, sang in nightclubs, and was a regular on a 1955 television variety show. Prince is best remembered for playing Rafe Hollister on The Andy Griffith Show.
Jack Prince sings as his Andy Griffith Show Character Rafe Hollister on a 1991 episode of Nashville Now. With Price is Hal "Otis" Smith.
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- Bart Boatwright
Prince appeared on Broadway in the 1950s in main and understudy/replacement roles in at least three musicals: "Guys and Dolls" (1950-1953), as "Nicely Nicely Johnson", "Lil' Abner" (1956-1958) as "Marryin' Sam", and "Destry Rides Again" (1959-1960) as Tom Destry's sidekick "Wash". It was in "Destry", in which Prince sang two songs, that he made the acquaintance of Andy Griffith, who had the title role (and who earned a Tony nomination for his performance).
- John Trevathian Upchurch Jr.
Jack Prince (January 19, 1920 - January 8, 1994) appeared in six episodes of The Andy Griffith Show. He first met Andy Griffith when they performed together in the Broadway musical "Destry Rides Again". 1 Appearances 1.1 The Andy Griffith Show 2 Notes 3 External Link 4 Jack Prince Sings Alcohol...
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Jack Prince, Actor: The Andy Griffith Show. Jack Prince, whose birth name was John Upchurch, was trained in singing at an early age. Prince appeared on Broadway in the 1950s in main and understudy/replacement roles in at least three musicals: "Guys and Dolls" (1950-1953), as "Nicely Nicely Johnson", "Lil' Abner" (1956-1958) as "Marryin' Sam", and "Destry Rides Again" (1959-1960) as Tom ...
- Actor, Soundtrack
- January 19, 1920
- Jack Prince
- January 8, 1994
May 27, 2021 · John Trevathan Upchurch Jr., known to fans by his stage name, Jack Prince, was an extremely talented singer. In fact, he first met Andy Griffith while the two were performing on Broadway together. The duo became fast friends before parting ways – Jack to pursue singing and Andy to pursue television acting.
Jan 08, 1994 · and was most remembered for his role as Rafe Hollister on "The Andy Griffith Show". Actor. Born Jack Trevathian Upchurch, he was trained in singing at an early age and appeared on many Broadway musicals in the early 1950s.
- 19 Jan 1920, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
- Jack Trevathian Upchurch
- 8 Jan 1994 (aged 73), Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA
- Hillside Memorial Park, Redlands, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Rafe Hollister (Jack Prince) - New River Train - The Singing Farmer - With Andy Griffith, Guitar - YouTube From the episode, "Rafe Hollister Sings". A short version of this song with Andy Griffith...
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in September of 1991, which was a reunion of many of "The Andy Griffith Show" cast members. Prince received a standing ovation for the two songs he sang.Prince is interred at Hillside Memorial Park in Redlands, California. Jack Prince is a member of Actor.
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- Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
- January 19, 2019
- Actor, Soundtrack
The following is a list of characters of The Andy Griffith Show, an American sitcom television series, starring Andy Griffith. The series ran for eight seasons on CBS between October 3, 1960, and April 1, 1968. Black-and-white episodes 159 - (1960–1965). The last 90 episodes were in Color (1965–1968). Main