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Actor, Alan Hale Jr., was born Alan Hale Mackahan Jr. on Mar 8, 1921 in Los Angeles, CA. Hale Jr. died at the age of 68 on Jan 2, 1990 in Los Angeles, CA .



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By Bogart Fan on Jan 30, 2014 From The Bogie Film Blog

. Birth Name: Rufus Edward MacKahan Birthdate: February 10, 1892 Number of Films Alan Hale Made with Humphrey Bogart: 4 The Lowdown Probably like most folks from my generation, I learned of Alan Hale?s son, Alan Jr., long before I knew of the talented and distinguished character actor himself. Hale?... Read full article

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Alan Hale Jr. Quotes:

Rolfe: [Referring to Smith's marriage to Pocahantas] It's sacrilege for John Smith to do this thing!
Fleming: May hap, my friend, but it'll be most pleasant on a cold night.

Iris Martin: I always treat men with respect so they do the same to me.
Slim Haskins: Let me know when that works!

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According to "Gilligan's Island" (1964) creator Sherwood Schwartz, he was having trouble casting the right actor for the part of the Skipper. Several had auditioned (including Carroll O'Connor) but Schwartz couldn't find the right guy. While he was having dinner in a Hollywood restaurant, he noticed Alan Hale Jr. dressed in a Civil War uniform, having dinner. Schwartz liked what he saw in Hale and began planning on casting him for the Skipper.

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While playing Ned Brown in "The Wild Wild West" (1965) episode, "The Night of the Sabatini Death", he told a cast member he was going to "relax on my own private desert island.", which was followed by a snippet of the "Gilligan's Island" (1964) theme song.

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