Bob Hastings Biography (1925-)

Born April 18, 1925, in Brooklyn, NY; son of Charles, Sr. (a salesman) and Hazel Hastings; brother of Don Hastings (an actor and writer); married Joan (anactress and singer); children: four.

Birth Details
April 18, 1925
Brooklyn, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Air force officer, Moon Pilot, 1962
  • Lieutenant Elroy Carpenter, McHale's Navy, Universal, 1964
  • Lieutenant Elroy Carpenter, McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force,Universal, 1965
  • Lyle Chatterton, Did You Hear the One about the Traveling Saleslady?, Universal, 1968
  • Jack Garson, The Bamboo Saucer (also known as Collision Course), Republic Pictures Corp., 1968
  • Shrader, The Love God?, 1969
  • Ted Palish, Angel in My Pocket, Universal, 1969
  • Chief Walsh, The Boatniks, Buena Vista, 1970
  • Second baseball fan, The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker, 1971
  • Chris Goat, How to Frame a Figg, Universal, 1971
  • Master of Ceremonies, The Poseidon Adventure, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1972
  • News reporter, Charley and the Angel, Buena Vista, 1973
  • Ariel Van Daumee, The All-American Boy, Warner Bros., 1973
  • (Uncredited) Freeman's friend at airport, Airport 1975, Universal, 1974
  • Peter, No Deposit, No Return (also known as Double Trouble), Buena Vista, 1976
  • Skeeter, Harper Valley P.T.A., 1978
  • Jack, Separate Ways, Crown International Pictures, 1981
  • Snowballing (also known as Smooth Moves), 1984
  • Voice of Commissioner James Gordon, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (animated; also known as Batman: Mask of the Phantasm and Batman: The Animated Movie), Warner Bros., 1993
  • Mayor Talbert, Shadow Force, 1993
  • Voice of Commissioner James Gordon, Batman and Mr. Freeze: SubZero(animated; also known as Subzero), Warner Bros., 1998
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Hal, the video ranger's brother, Captain Video and His Video Rangers, DUM, 1949
  • Dave Fielding, Atom Squad, NBC, 1953
  • Ed Foyle, Kitty Foyle, 1958
  • Lieutenant Elroy Carpenter, McHale's Navy, ABC, 1962-66
  • Various voices, The New Casper Cartoon Show (animated), 1963
  • (Uncredited) The Raven, The Munsters, CBS, 1964-66
  • Voice of Superboy and Clark Kent, The New Adventures of Superman,CBS, 1966
  • Voice of Superboy and Clark Kent, The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure, CBS, 1967
  • Voice of Superboy and Clark Kent, The Batman/Superman Hour, CBS, 1968
  • Sheriff, Green Acres, CBS, 1970-71
  • Tommy Kelsey, All in the Family (also known as Those Were the Days), CBS, 1973-77
  • Voice of Henry Glopp, Jeannie, 1973
  • Voice, Devlin, ABC, 1974
  • Host (original), Dealer's Choice, syndicated, 1974-75
  • Voice of D.D., Clue Club, CBS, 1976
  • Fred Flintstone and Friends (animated), syndicated, 1977
  • Captain Burt Ramsey, General Hospital, ABC, 1979-86
  • Voice of Commissioner James "Jim" Gordon, Batman: The Animated Series (animated; also known as The Adventures of Batman and Robin), Fox,1992
  • Voice of Commissioner James Gordon, Batman: Gotham Knights (animated), 1997
  • Also appeared as additional voices, Casper and the Angels (animated); and as Loud Mouse, "Undercover Elephant" segments, The C. B. Bears(animated).
  • Movies
  • Gary, Any Second Now, NBC, 1969
  • Hal Hunter, Ellery Queen: Don't Look behind You, 1971
  • James Malloy, A Very Missing Person (also known as Hildegarde Withers), 1972
  • Voice of Bull and Captain Shad, Gidget Makes the Wrong Connection(animated), 1972
  • Bartender, Trapped (also known as Doberman Patrol), 1973
  • Sam Lewis, Terror on the 40th Floor (also known as The BlazingTower), NBC, 1974
  • Mr. Kojovs, Conspiracy of Terror, NBC, 1975
  • Sergeant Frank Jarrett, The Million Dollar Rip-Off, NBC, 1976
  • Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident, 1976
  • Doorman, Cover Girls, 1977
  • Harry, Just a Little Inconvenience, 1977
  • Pruitt, Christmas Lilies of the Field, 1979
  • Doctor, Father Figure, 1980
  • Mitch, Swan Song, 1980
  • Phantom of the Opera, The Munsters' Revenge, 1981
  • Voice of Commissioner James Gordon, The Batman/Superman Movie (animated; also known as Batman/Superman Adventures: World's Finest),1998
  • Miniseries
  • Bob Nessel, Wheels (also known as Arthur Hailey's Wheels), NBC, 1978
  • Studs Lonigan, NBC, 1979
  • Episodic
  • Lucky, "No Time for Sergeants," The United States Steel Hour, ABC,1955
  • Frank Patterson, "The George 'Bugs' Moran Story," The Untouchables, ABC, 1959
  • Oscar, "A New Twist," Room for One More, ABC, 1962
  • Sam, "I Dream of Genie," The Twilight Zone, CBS, 1963
  • Bill Tuttle, "Charley Abandons the Cannonball," Petticoat Junction, CBS, 1964
  • Lieutenant Bennett, "The Saucer Season," Green Acres, CBS, 1967
  • "A Russian Is Coming," Hogan's Heroes, CBS, 1967
  • Jack Webster, "Not Guilty," Green Acres, CBS, 1968
  • Beuhler, "Log 131: Reed, the Dicks Have Their Jobs, and We Have Ours," Adam-12, NBC, 1968
  • Homer, "The Used Car Salesman," I Dream of Jeannie, NBC, 1968
  • Charles Beuhler, "Log 122: Christmas--The Yellow Dump Truck," Adam-12, NBC, 1968
  • Telephone man, "A Day in the Life of Oliver Wendell Holmes," Green Acres, CBS, 1969
  • Martin Phillips, "Lucy the Crusader," Here's Lucy, CBS, 1970
  • Sheriff, "Charlie, Homer, and Natasha," Green Acres, CBS, 1970
  • (As Robert Hastings) Sheriff, "The Spot Remover," Green Acres, CBS, 1971
  • Bartender, "Extortion," Adam-12, NBC, 1971
  • Man in robe, "Brushfire," Emergency!, NBC, 1972
  • Drunk driver, "Weird Wednesday," Emergency!, NBC, 1972
  • Ed Mason, "West Valley Division," Adam-12, NBC, 1973
  • Hallerm, "The Werewolf," Kolchak: The Night Stalker, ABC, 1974
  • Mr. Pruitt, "School of Fear," The Streets of San Francisco, ABC, 1975
  • Paul Tanner, "The Great Blue Lakeland and Development Company," The Rockford Files, NBC, 1975
  • Harvey Boone, "One Last Trick," The Streets of San Francisco, ABC,1977
  • Hank Gidley, "The Trees, the Bees and T. T. Flowers: Parts 1 and 2," The Rockford Files, NBC, 1977
  • Gatekeeper, "The Pied Piper," Wonder Woman, CBS, 1977
  • Judge Whelan, "Double Death," Quincy, NBC, 1978
  • George, "The Last Stow It: Part 1," Alice, CBS, 1979
  • Earl, "My Favorite Magician," The Incredible Hulk, CBS, 1979
  • Barnes, "Witness for the Persecution," The Dukes of Hazzard, CBS,1979
  • John Callan, "The Love Barge," Three's Company, ABC, 1979
  • Carl, "The Last Straw," The Waltons, CBS, 1980
  • Harry Davidson, "Here's Looking at You, Kid," The Greatest American Hero, ABC, 1981
  • Sportscaster, "It's All Downhill From Here," The Greatest AmericanHero, ABC, 1982
  • Sportscaster, "The Price Is Right," The Greatest American Hero, ABC, 1982
  • Taylor, "Sky Bandits over Hazzard," The Dukes of Hazzard, CBS, 1984
  • Eddie Bender, "Stage Struck," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1986
  • Voice of Commissioner James Gordon, "Knight Time," Superman (animated), The WB, 1998
  • Also appeared as Andy Grant, "How to Paint a House," The Real McCoys, ABC; Happy Greshler, "Myrna's Debut," The Odd Couple, ABC; additional voices, Inch High, Private Eye (animated); additional voices,The New Scooby-Doo Movies (animated); and in Jokebook, DonnaReed, Dennis the Menace, and Challenge of the SuperFriends.
  • Radio Appearances
  • The Daily Mirror Radio Gang, 1935
  • George Bigelow, The Aldrich Family, c. 1940
  • Jerry, The Sea Hound, 1942-44
  • Title role, Archie Andrews, 1945-53
  • Pallock and other characters, X-Minus One, 1955-58
  • Also appeared as a series regular, Coast-to-Coast on a Bus, NBC; various characters, Dimension X; and in The National Barn Dance,Kitty Kelly, Hilltop House, Cavalcade of America, and Gangbusters.

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