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Andrew “Jr. Boy” Jones

Biography

Guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist Andrew “Jr. Boy” Jones started working skillfully at age group 16 with Freddie King’s support music group, the Thunderbirds. He got his initial electric guitar from his uncle, jazz musician Adolphus Sneed. Jones cites an eclectic selection of affects: Freddie Ruler, Cornell Dupree, and Larry Carlton. For quite some time, he’s supported several Dallas-area vocalists on electric guitar, however in the mid-’90s, he arrived to his own being a vocalist with an record for JSP Information, I Need Period (1997), which showcases his crafty songwriting, great electric guitar playing, and effective performing. In 1967, Jones became a member of Dallas-area vocalist Bobby Patterson’s clothing the Mustangs. Through a lot of the ’70s, Jones supported various performers, including Patterson, Johnnie Taylor, and Charlie Robertson. In past due 1987, he visited California and became a member of the Silent Companions with bassist Russell Jackson and drummer Tony Coleman, the last mentioned of whom is most beneficial known for his use B.B. King’s orchestra. Jones documented with Bay-area piano participant and vocalist Katie Webster on her behalf critically praised Alligator Information record, Swamp Boogie Queen. Jones fulfilled harmonica participant Charlie Musselwhite in a Sonny Rhodes documenting program, and Musselwhite persuaded him in which to stay California and sign up for his music group. Jones played acoustic guitar on Musselwhite’s three past due-’80s/early-’90s albums for Alligator Information (Ace of Harps, IN MY OWN Time, and Personal). He also got the opportunity to perform some extensive globe touring using the harmonica get better at. Jones remaining Musselwhite’s music group amicably within the middle-’90s and shifted back again to Dallas, where he followed Dallas-area blues performers like R.L. Griffin, Hal Harris & the Lowlifers, among others. He released MONITOR WHAT You State in 1998.

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1 During his final days of life in the hospital while very sick from cancer, he still took time to visit the children in the cancer ward.
2 He was known to be a social butterfly.
3 Was a spokesperson for Chrysler Cars in the 1980s.
4 Was regarded as one of the busiest actors on television, who had continuing roles in at least 3 series, which, combined with his guest appearances, amounted to hundreds of episodes.
5 Had worn a fake mustache during the filming of At Sword's Point (1952).
6 Childhood friend of William Schallert, Nanette Fabray, Alexis Smith, Joseph Wapner and Mickey Rooney.
7 His family lived across the street from the Garden of Allah, then the home of the Hale Sr.'s friend, Nazimova, named after the exotic hostelry made famous by F. Scott Fitzgerald and his old cronies.
8 Prior to selling vacuums, he and his partner would descend on an unwary housewife, get a friendly-but-insistent foot in the door and take over.
9 During an episode of Gilligan's Island (1964), Hale accidentally ripped his pants straight down the seat -- into the camera. Co-star Bob Denver wanted the shot to be used, but Hale insisted not, since he wasn't wearing the Skipper's trademark boxer shorts with the hearts on them.
10 Much to his character on Gilligan's Island (1964), he even called his second wife, Naomi, "Little Buddy," in real-life.
11 Was a Democrat.
12 He was never intimidated by his father, or his father's reputation, nor the fact that he resembles him.
13 Began acting when he was only 12.
14 Of course, he was not the first choice for "The Skipper" on Gilligan's Island (1964). It was producer Sherwood Schwartz who saw him in the movie Bullet for a Badman (1964), that Hale was to audition for a co-starring role in Gilligan's Island (1964), and he couldn't arrange for a flight. He hitchhiked on the highway, auditioned and won the role.
15 The catchphrase "Little Buddy," was taken from one of his real-life father's school friends.
16 The film The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921) in which his father had appeared in it, already premiered in the movies, just 2 days before Hale Jr. was born.
17 His former Gilligan's Island (1964) co-star, Dawn Wells, went to one of the restaurants with him, especially the one he owned.
18 His former Gilligan's Island (1964) co-star, Dawn Wells, was the only surviving cast member to attend his funeral.
19 He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6653 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on February 8, 1960.
20 Alan Hale Jr. passed away on January 2, 1990, two months away from what would have been his 69th birthday on March 8.
21 Alan Hale Jr. passed away on January 2, 1990, six months after his Gilligan's Island (1964) co-star Jim Backus's death.
22 Lived not too far from his former Gilligan's Island (1964) co-star, Dawn Wells. He also played golf and went out to lunch with her.
23 Hale Jr. contributed a family recipe ("Kansas Chicken and Dumplings") to former Gilligan's Island (1964) co-star, Dawn Wells's 1993 cookbook, "Mary Ann's Gilligan's Island Cookbook". Hale, whose character was the inspiration behind such included concoctions as, "Skipper's Coconut Pie", "Skipper's Navy Bean Soup" and "Skipper's Goodbye Ribeye", can be seen depicted as Skipper Jonas Grumby, in numerous photographs throughout the book.
24 He and his father, Alan Hale, were both scheduled to do an RKO movie together called At Sword's Point (1952), but Alan's father suddenly died just before production began in 1950. Hale Jr. did the movie without his father.
25 Was reunited with classmate William Schallert on an episode of The New Gidget (1986), where he reprised his role as "The Skipper".
26 Through one of Allen Funt's sons, his granddaughter Samantha Hale met his former ex-Gilligan's Island (1964) co-star, Dawn Wells, and they became friends.
27 One of his sons, Brian Alan Hale, died in 2005.
28 His granddaughter, Samantha Hale, did not attend his father's funeral, because she was too young.
29 Her sister Karen Hale Wookey lived in a Spanish-style mansion behind the Grauman's Chinese Theater, until her passing in 1998. That house was originally his father's, and was actually the main family's house where everyone came together and connected as a family.
30 According to former Gilligan's Island (1964) co-star, Bob Denver, he said that Hale broke his wrist and did not tell anyone on the set until the following year, because he did not want to shut down production.
31 Attended the funeral of Jim Davis, when the actor passed away in 1981.
32 Acting ran in his family.
33 Father of Alan Brian Hale, Chris Hale, Lana Hale and Dorian Hale. Grandfather of Samantha Hale.
34 In the 1970s, he had suffered and survived a blood clot in his leg. At that time, the doctors ordered him to quit smoking and lose weight.
35 Had never worked with his father in any of the films.
36 His sister, Karen Hale Wookey, died on September 4, 1998, who lived to be 74.
37 His widow, Naomi Hale, died on April 5, 2008, who lived to be 85.
38 His father is from Washington, D.C., his mother is from Chicago, Illinois.
39 Attended high school with Mickey Rooney, Nanette Fabray, Joseph Wapner, Alexis Smith and William Schallert.
40 Began his career as a contract player for Monogram in 1946.
41 Was not related to Barbara Hale.
42 He was a cowboy buff.
43 Referred to his second wife Naomi Hale as a "Trinket".
44 Was very good friends with: Robert Fuller, James Drury, Denny Miller, James Arness, Harry Morgan, Bob Denver, Jim Backus, Natalie Schafer, Russell Johnson, Cameron Mitchell, Shirley Booth, Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, Sherwood Schwartz, Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Ray Walston, Bill Bixby, Robert Conrad, Larry Manetti, Ricardo Montalban, Joanna Pettet, Lucille Ball, Loretta Young, Kirk Douglas, Clint Walker, Jack Kelly, June Lockhart, Hugh Reilly, Jock Mahoney, Gerald McRaney, William Schallert, Jim Davis, Mickey Rooney, Nanette Fabray, James Garner, Beverly Garland, James Arness, Ken Curtis, Alexis Smith, Joseph Wapner, Lorne Greene and Rory Calhoun.
45 Lived not too far from where he grew up.
46 His ex-wife, Bettina Reed Doerr, died on December 7, 2000, just 13 days before her 80th birthday.
47 He played supporting roles in over 70 films.
48 Before he was a successful actor, he used to be a member of Gene Autry's group of actors, whom Hale worked with.
49 On an episode of Gilligan's Island (1964), his character said the ring belonged to his "pop" and was over 200 years old, which was exactly the ring he wore in real-life, which belonged to his father.
50 Was a member of "Hollywood Hackers", a showbiz group that plays anywhere fancy dictates, the same place where his father was a member of, years earlier.
51 Met Raymond Burr on a movie A Man Alone (1955), and became friends for 35 years, until Hale Jr.'s death early in 1990.
52 Was reunited with former Gilligan's Island (1964) co-star, Bob Denver, for three episodes of The Good Guys (1968), where Hale played a truck driver.
53 Was only 14 years older than Bob Denver, who played Gilligan.
54 His parents, Alan Hale and Gretchen Hartman, were also actors.
55 Was a heavy smoker.
56 The house where Hale Jr. grew up, was also directly in back of what is now Schwab's Drugstore, another now-very-famous Hollywood landmark.
57 The United States Coast Guard offered to give him a funeral with full military honors but his second wife politely declined.
58 Had been battling thymus cancer for a year before his death.
59 After his death, the day of his memorial service tabloid helicopters swarmed the area to take pictures. His family was not pleased.
60 His hobbies are golfing, fishing, cooking, eating out, philanthropy, traveling, spending time with his family, storytelling, and of course, sailing.
61 One of a handful of actors to work on two series at the same time (Casey Jones (1957) and The Texan (1958)).
62 Survived by his sister, his wife, four children and three grandchildren.
63 Before he was a successful actor and a restaurant owner, he was a vacuum cleaner salesman.
64 Through the course of his five decade career, Alan appeared in more than 200 television and film roles.
65 Worked with Harry Morgan, twice, in the movie To the Shores of Tripoli (1942) and on an episode of the short-lived series Blacke's Magic (1986).
66 Like his fellow classmate Mickey Rooney, Hale began his acting career as child actor.
67 On Gilligan's Island (1964), he played the Captain of the ship, in real-life, he was the Captain of the Navy.
68 Made his Broadway debut in "Caught Wet" and had appeared in seven plays.
69 Began his television series Gilligan's Island (1964) at age 43.
70 He attended Blacke-Fox Military School in Los Angeles, California.
71 Created the catchphrase "Little Buddy" for Gilligan's Island (1964).
72 His father died 40 years, before he died himself.
73 His father Alan Hale married Gretchen Hartman, in 1914, at the beginning of World War I. The couple had Alan Jr. seven years later.
74 Knew Bettina Reed Doerr since childhood, who would become his wife, for 20 years, until his divorce in 1963.
75 Never retired from acting.
76 Attended and graduated from Hollywood High School, in Hollywood, California in 1938.
77 He frequently visited children in the hospital, who was also dressed as "The Skipper".
78 Had not minded being closely identified with his role on Gilligan's Island (1964).
79 Had played the same character (Skipper Jonas Grumby) on four different series: Gilligan's Island (1964), The New Adventures of Gilligan (1974), Gilligan's Planet (1982) and ALF (1986).
80 Acting mentor and friends with Dawn Wells.
81 It was while filming Bullet for a Badman (1964) that he got his casting call for Gilligan's Island (1964). He had to ride out of Zions National Park in St. George, Utah, on horseback to the highway and hitchhike to Las Vegas to fly out to the interview.
82 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.
83 While battling cancer, he lost a lot of weight. When a child inquired about his weight loss, Hale simply told him that he was going to be playing Gilligan in a new Gilligan's Island show.
84 He addressed Barney Fife as "Little Buddy" in January 1962 guest appearance as Jeff Pruitt on The Andy Griffith Show (1960) episode "The Farmer Takes a Wife". He used the same nickname for Gilligan two years later.
85 Had played a character called "Gilligan" on an episode of the television series Batman (1966).
86 Brother of Karen Hale Wookey
87 Used to own a travel agency after he closed his restaurant.
88 Used to own and operate a popular restaurant "Alan Hale's Lobster Barrel" on La Cienega Blvd's "Restaurant Row" in Los Angeles. He would often greet guests dressed as "The Skipper".
89 Served in the United States Coast Guard during World War II.
90 According to Gilligan's Island (1964) creator Sherwood Schwartz, he was having trouble casting the right actor for the role of the Skipper. Several had auditioned (including Carroll O'Connor) but Schwartz could not 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.
91 Ashes scattered at sea.
92 Unlike other cast members of Gilligan's Island (1964), he enjoyed the image that his role on the show gave him. This included usually wearing a skipper's cap at most times, donating his used ones for charity purposes.
93 Best remembered by the public for his co-starring role as Skipper Jonas Grumby on Gilligan's Island (1964).
94 Sometime after his father's death, 'Alan Hale Jr.' dropped the "Jr" and became professionally known as Alan Hale.
95 Son of Alan Hale and Gretchen Hartman.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Annie Oakley 1954 TV Series Moose Bosco / Eli Gorham
Biff Baker, U.S.A. 1952-1954 TV Series Biff Baker
Captain John Smith and Pocahontas 1953 Fleming
Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok 1951-1953 TV Series Jake / George Shannon / Johnny Deuce
Man Against Crime 1953 TV Series Lt. Olmstead
Chevron Theatre 1952-1953 TV Series Biff Baker
Trail Blazers 1953 Roger Stone
The Man Behind the Gun 1953 Cpl. Olaf Swenson
Mr. Walkie Talkie 1952 Tiny
Springfield Rifle 1952 Mizzell
Arctic Flight 1952 John W. Wetherby
Lady in the Iron Mask 1952 Porthos
Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie 1952 George Oliphant
And Now Tomorrow 1952
The Big Trees 1952 Tiny
At Sword's Point 1952 Porthos Jr.
The Gene Autry Show 1950-1952 TV Series Tiny - Sidekick / Trader Adams / Henchman Bart / ...
Honeychile 1951 Joe Boyd
Home Town Story 1951 Slim Haskins
The Bigelow Theatre 1951 TV Series
The Range Rider 1951 TV Series Henchman / Henchman Barstow / Henchman Bart / ...
Sierra Passage 1950 Yance Carter
Captain Video and His Video Rangers 1950 TV Series Gallegher
Short Grass 1950 Chris Christofferson
Pulitzer Prize Playhouse 1950 TV Series
The West Point Story 1950 Bull Gilbert
The Blazing Sun 1950 Ben Luber
The Underworld Story 1950 Shaeffer
The Gunfighter 1950 First Brother (uncredited)
Kill the Umpire 1950 Harry Shea (uncredited)
Four Days Leave 1950 Joe
When Willie Comes Marching Home 1950 Laughing Sergeant at Dance (uncredited)
Riders in the Sky 1949 Marshal Riggs
Rim of the Canyon 1949 Matt Kimbrough
It Happens Every Spring 1949 Schmidt
One Sunday Afternoon 1948 Marty
Music Man 1948 Joe
Homecoming 1948 Military Policeman (uncredited)
The Spirit of West Point 1947 Oklahoma Cutter
The Circus Horse 1947 Short The Young Prospector
Sarge Goes to College 1947 Sarge
It Happened on Fifth Avenue 1947 Whitey Temple
Sweetheart of Sigma Chi 1946 Mike Mitchell
Monsieur Beaucaire 1946 Courtier (uncredited)
Watch on the Rhine 1943 Boy (uncredited)
Yanks Ahoy 1943 Colonel's Orderly (uncredited)
No Time for Love 1943 Union Checker (uncredited)
Two Mugs from Brooklyn 1942 Alan, gym attendant
Wake Island 1942 Sight Setter (uncredited)
Rubber Racketeers 1942 Red
Eagle Squadron 1942 Olsen
Top Sergeant 1942 Cruxton
Victory Quiz 1942 Short K. P. Soldier (uncredited)
To the Shores of Tripoli 1942 Tom Hall
Military Training 1941 Short Poor Instructor (uncredited)
All-American Co-Ed 1941 Tiny
Dive Bomber 1941 Pilot Trainee (uncredited)
Sweetheart of the Campus 1941 Quarterback Football Player (uncredited)
Time Out for Rhythm 1941 College Boy (uncredited)
I Wanted Wings 1941 Cadet (uncredited)
Wild Boys of the Road 1933 One of the Boys (uncredited)
Gilligan's Island 1964-1992 TV Series Jonas 'The Skipper' Grumby
The Law and Harry McGraw 1988 TV Series Patrick Gilhooley
Terror Night 1987 Jake Nelson
Growing Pains 1987 TV Series The Cabbie
ALF 1987 TV Series Skipper Jonas Grumby
The New Gidget 1987 TV Series Captain Hale
Back to the Beach 1987 Bartender's Buddy (as Alan Hale)
Simon & Simon 1982-1987 TV Series Silk McNabb / Bartender
Crazy Like a Fox 1986 TV Series
Blacke's Magic 1986 TV Series Vern
Magnum, P.I. 1986 TV Series Russell Tate
Murder, She Wrote 1986 TV Series Fenton Harris
The Red Fury 1984 Doc Kaminsky
Johnny Dangerously 1984 Desk Sergeant
Hambone and Hillie 1983 Mc Vickers (as Alan Hale)
Matt Houston 1983 TV Series Rawson Harmon IV
Gilligan's Planet 1982 TV Series Skipper
The Love Boat 1979-1982 TV Series Gus Dolan / Jack McTigue
Fantasy Island 1978-1982 TV Series Al Bond / Judge Winston / Corky
The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island 1981 TV Movie Skipper Jonas Grumby
Evidence of Power 1979
The Great Monkey Rip-Off 1979 Chowkidar
The Littlest Hobo 1979 TV Series Harry
ABC Weekend Specials 1979 TV Series Mayor
The Castaways on Gilligan's Island 1979 TV Movie Skipper Jonas Grumby
The Fifth Musketeer 1979 Porthos
The North Avenue Irregulars 1979 Harry, the Hat (as Alan Hale)
Angels' Brigade 1979 Manny (as Alan Hale)
Flying High 1978 TV Series
Rescue from Gilligan's Island 1978 TV Movie Skipper Jonas Grumby
Sammy 1977 Mike (as Alan Hale)
The New Adventures of Gilligan 1974-1975 TV Series Skipper Jonas Grumby
The Giant Spider Invasion 1975 Sheriff (as Alan Hale)
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 1959-1975 TV Series Fred Preston / Cholly / Bill Minters
The Sky's the Limit 1975 Cholly
Rex Harrison Presents Stories of Love 1974 TV Movie Walter
McMillan & Wife 1973 TV Series Port Captain
The Paul Lynde Show 1973 TV Series Dr. Colton
Gunsmoke 1961-1972 TV Series Dave Chaney / Bull Bannock / Jake
George 1972 TV Series Harry Tucker
O'Hara, U.S. Treasury 1971 TV Series Mr. Tidwell
The Doris Day Show 1971 TV Series Charlie Dinser
Marcus Welby, M.D. 1971 TV Series Dan Kiley
The Virginian 1969-1971 TV Series Sam Donner / Sergeant O'Rourke
Alias Smith and Jones 1971 TV Series Andrew J. Greer
Ironside 1970 TV Series Laurence Drescher
There Was a Crooked Man... 1970 Tobaccy (as Alan Hale)
The Andersonville Trial 1970 TV Movie The Board of Military Judges (as Alan Hale)
Here's Lucy 1970 TV Series Moose Manley
Tiger by the Tail 1970 Billy Jack Whitehorn
Land of the Giants 1969 TV Series O'Reilly
Here Come the Brides 1969 TV Series Big Luther Coyle
The Good Guys 1969 TV Series Big Tom
The Wild Wild West 1969 TV Series Ned Brown
The Flying Nun 1969 TV Series Uncle Reggie Overton Perkins
Green Acres 1969 TV Series Sheriff
Daktari 1968 TV Series Big Joe Wonder
Hang 'Em High 1968 Matt Stone (blacksmith)
Hondo 1967 TV Series Ben Cobb
Batman 1967 TV Series Gilligan
Bullet for a Badman 1964 Leach (as Alan Hale)
Advance to the Rear 1964 Sgt. Beauregard Davis
My Favorite Martian 1964 TV Series Omar M. Keck
The New Phil Silvers Show 1964 TV Series Charlie
Perry Mason 1961-1963 TV Series Nelson Barclift / Lon Snyder
The Lucy Show 1963 TV Series Captain Burke
Hazel 1962-1963 TV Series Coach Murphy / Peter Warren
Vacation Playhouse 1963 TV Series David Watson
The Crawling Hand 1963 Sheriff Townsend (as Alan Hale)
Empire 1963 TV Series Fletcher
Laramie 1963 TV Series Roger Canby
Route 66 1963 TV Series Mr. Nickerson
77 Sunset Strip 1963 TV Series Baxter
Wide Country 1962 TV Series Wilbur Yort
The Swingin' Maiden 1962 Paul Fisher
The Beachcomber 1962 TV Series McBride / Pete Harbaugh
Target: The Corruptors 1962 TV Series Gorman
Tales of Wells Fargo 1962 TV Series Paul Denning
Maverick 1960-1962 TV Series Big Jim Watson / Capt. Jim Pattishall
Frontier Circus 1962 TV Series Lait
Lassie 1956-1962 TV Series Hunter / Joe Franklin
Follow the Sun 1962 TV Series Charlie
Wagon Train 1962 TV Series Kirby
Rawhide 1962 TV Series Wagon Master
Bronco 1959-1962 TV Series Squire / Dan Flood
The Andy Griffith Show 1962 TV Series Jeff Pruitt
Death Valley Days 1961 TV Series
Mister Ed 1961 TV Series Karl Dickinson
The Real McCoys 1961 TV Series Harry Keller
Whispering Smith 1961 TV Series Ole Brindessen
Lock Up 1961 TV Series Roger
General Electric Theater 1958-1961 TV Series Hugo Schmidt / Anthony Mullins
Adventures in Paradise 1961 TV Series Captain Butcher / Captain Arthur Butcher
Hawaiian Eye 1961 TV Series Big Mac
The Long Rope 1961 Sheriff John Millard
Acapulco 1961 TV Series Missing Messenger
Zane Grey Theater 1960-1961 TV Series Cal / Malloy - Outlaw
The Jack Benny Program 1961 TV Series McGuire
Outlaws 1961 TV Series Charlie Blunden
Assignment: Underwater 1960 TV Series J.L. Simmons
Cheyenne 1957-1960 TV Series Tuk / Les Bridgeman
Shotgun Slade 1960 TV Series Sheriff Sloan
Thunder in Carolina 1960 Buddy Schaeffer
Johnny Ringo 1960 TV Series Coffin Sam Sabine
The Deputy 1960 TV Series Frank Engle
M Squad 1960 TV Series Willy Nichols
Wichita Town 1960 TV Series Wally
The Alaskans 1960 TV Series Hap Johnson
The Texan 1958-1960 TV Series Sculley / Jake Bricker
The Man from Blackhawk 1960 TV Series Miles Mackenzie
Tombstone Territory 1959 TV Series Ben Rycker
The Untouchables 1959 TV Series 'Big' Bill Phillips
Bonanza 1959 TV Series Swede Lundberg
Colt .45 1959 TV Series Sam Bass
The Restless Gun 1959 TV Series Sheriff Clark
Up Periscope 1959 Lt. Pat Malone (as Alan Hale)
The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet 1959 TV Series Harry
Bat Masterson 1959 TV Series Bailey Harper
The Loretta Young Show 1954-1958 TV Series Harris / Bob / Leon
Wanted: Dead or Alive 1958 TV Series Dan Poe
Northwest Passage 1958 TV Series Sam Beal
Alcoa Theatre 1958 TV Series Sven
Casey Jones 1957-1958 TV Series Casey Jones
The Lady Takes a Flyer 1957 Frank Henshaw
All Mine to Give 1957 Tom Cullen (as Alan Hale)
The Alcoa Hour 1957 TV Series Red Regan
The Millionaire 1957 TV Series Bill
The 20th Century-Fox Hour 1955-1957 TV Series Palmer Cass / Boyle
The True Story of Jesse James 1957 Cole Younger (as Alan Hale)
The O. Henry Playhouse 1957 TV Series
Battle Hymn 1957 Mess Sergeant (as Alan Hale)
Affair in Reno 1956 Deke (as Alan Hale)
Crossroads 1956 TV Series Bert Uhlam
The Cruel Tower 1956 Rocky Milliken (as Alan Hale)
Canyon River 1956 George Lynch
Chevron Hall of Stars 1956 TV Series
The Three Outlaws 1956 Sundance Kid (as Alan Hale)
Screen Directors Playhouse 1956 TV Series Bowen
Fury 1956 TV Series
Matinee Theatre 1955-1956 TV Series Duke
The Killer Is Loose 1956 Denny (as Alan Hale)
The Red Skelton Hour 1956 TV Series Muldoon
Passport to Danger 1956 TV Series Danforth Brown
The Indian Fighter 1955 Will Crabtree (as Alan Hale)
Navy Log 1955 TV Series Beartracks
Frontier 1955 TV Series Kane
A Man Alone 1955 Jim Anderson (as Alan Hale)
Fireside Theatre 1955 TV Series
Stage 7 1955 TV Series Herb Loftus
The Sea Chase 1955 Wentz (as Alan Hale)
Public Defender 1955 TV Series Sparky Albright
Many Rivers to Cross 1955 Luke Radford
Destry 1954 Jack Larson
Young at Heart 1954 Bob Neary
Rogue Cop 1954 Johnny Stark
The Law vs. Billy the Kid 1954 Bob Ollinger
Silver Lode 1954 Kirk
Captain Kidd and the Slave Girl 1954 Jay Simpson
The Iron Glove 1954 Patrick Gaydon
Born in Freedom: The Story of Colonel Drake 1954 Short Crew Foreman

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Untouchables 1959 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The West Point Story 1950 performer: "By the Kissing Rock" - uncredited

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mystery Science Theater 3000 1990 TV Series dedicatee - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The New Hollywood Squares 1988 TV Series Himself
The Late Show 1988 TV Series Himself
Solid Gold 1986 TV Series Himself
Family Feud 1983 TV Series Himself
When the West Was Fun: A Western Reunion 1979 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Mike Douglas Show 1978 TV Series Himself - Actor
The Troy Cory Evening Show 1974 TV Series Himself - Guest
Here's Hollywood 1962 TV Series Himself
The Jack Benny Program 1952 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Falling Skies 2014 TV Series Skipper Jonas Grumby
The Sixties 2014 TV Mini-Series documentary Jonas 'The Skipper' Grumby
Map the Music 2010 Documentary Himself
Before the Three-Hour Tour 2004 Video documentary short Skipper Jonas Grumby
ET in TV Land 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
Surviving Gilligan's Island: The Incredibly True Story of the Longest Three Hour Tour in History 2001 TV Movie Himself (uncredited)
Entertainment Tonight Presents: Gilligan's Island - The Untold Tales 2000 TV Movie documentary Himself
TV Guide's Truth Behind the Sitcom Scandals 2 2000 TV Movie documentary Himself
Mission of Danger 1960 Sam Beal
The Yellow Haired Kid 1952 Johny Deuces
Two Knights from Brooklyn 1949 Gym Man Alan

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1960 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Television On 8 February 1960. At 6653 Hollywood Blvd.


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#Quote
1 My father's real name was Rufus Edward MacKahan. He changed his changed to Alan Hale on the advice of numerologist.
2 [In 1978]: Everywhere, we were asked the same question - 'When are you going to get off the island?' It's nice to pick up right where we left off. It's as though we worked last week and not 14 years ago.
3 [In 1952]: It's risky and difficulty to try and substitute for a legend, because any star who has passed on is glowingly remembered. If the studios want me for the same type of roles my father did, I'll give it a whirl.
4 [In 1979]: I've never enjoyed a picture I didn't enjoy doing. I've worked on big budget and small budget films, and I've liked them all.
5 [About the restaurant he once owned]: Through the years, it's been known as 'The Skipper's Restaurant,' so I've been 'The Skipper,' for these many years. All through the years, it [the series] has been my ticket to instant identification. It really pleases me.
6 I love the irony - I've spent over 400 hours of my life looking for comets, and haven't found anything, and now, suddenly, when I'm not looking for one, I get one dumped in my lap.
7 [on his popularity while playing the forty-something "The Skipper" on Gilligan's Island (1964):] I don't think there was a message at all. I think it was just a misnomer, "deserted island." We were there; it wasn't deserted. And who deserted it? Nobody was there... The big thing about it was nonsense. Everybody has to have nonsense in their lives.
8 [Addressing the creator of Gilligan's Island (1964)]: Thank you, Sherwood Schwartz, for our great fun in doing the show, and for giving me the best friend I ever had, the Skipper.
9 [Who revealed his injuries on the set of Gilligan's Island (1964)]: There was a branch that was supposed to kind of break a little and throw me in and so forth in song, well, it broke a little, but it broke at the wrong time. And so, I was 12 ft. up in the air and I fell down, fell out of the tree, backwards and of course, broke my right wrist, so to speak and if fractured my wrist ... I finished the season, then, I went to see the Churchill Downs; as it be the Kentucky Derby and I had this big cast on my arm and of course, my dear little lady had to wear a football helmet at night, because everytime it rolled over. So she was doing 'Gilligan,' all over again!
10 Our reception has been overwhelming. The Iranian people have been extremely warm.
11 [About his character on Gilligan's Island (1964) and the relationship he shared with fellow cast member Bob Denver's character]: The Skipper lent himself to certainly being a nice fellow, a bumbling fellow, of course. He had a perfect foil in Gilligan, but dearly loved Gilligan. They were really good friends. Between the two of them, nothing ever seemed to dovetail. The only thing that did dovetail was their lasting friendship. They really were fond of each other.
12 [In 1985]: I'm just delighted to say people all over the world, whether I have my cap or not, 'Hello, Skipper, Hello Skipper,' it's like standing in-front of the fireplace, it's a lot of warmth.
13 Reality is determined not by what scientists or anyone else says or believes, but by what the evidence reveals to us.
14 [When asked about his success of selling vacuum cleaners]: It's like feeling out an audience. You gotta make 'em feel it's their machine from the moment you walk in.
15 [Who said in 1983]: I must say it has been a gratifying thing, and certainly, I'm in the West Coast now and I have a place that I call "Lobster Barrel", and I'm so delighted about it that again it's "The Skipper", every knock is a boost. And the more payroll read about the fact as to how bad it was, the more they liked it.
16 I've got to say, my Goodness sakes.
17 [Who said in 1988 about his best remembered role]: I must say, "The Skipper" has become my alter ego. I'm one in the same now.
18 [As to how he got into show business]: Well, I've got to say, it was certainly, yesteryear, my parents (of course) ... my mother was on the boards, before any of us. She drives the boards, a long time ago; this was way out of yesterday. Henry Dicksey and all, if you recall, the early Motion Picture, and certainly, early stage and all that sort of thing. She was doing 10 shows, one-night stands, as long ago as that. She was probably like the Shirley Temple of her day, her name was: Gretchen Hartman, and (of course), segued a few years, dad (Alan Hale Sr.) came into the business (of course), and a picture, out of yesterday. D.W. Griffith and all that.
19 I don't so much enter it, I put it on.
20 [Who said of his long career]: I was making a movie in India and they called me "Skipper Sahib".
21 [Who said if the cast of Gilligan's Island (1964) will ever get rescued]: I'll go straight to an Italian restaurant and have 8 or 10 pizzas, 6 dozen meatballs, and 2 miles of spaghetti, and then, I'll have dinner.
22 Of course, I never met a man who didn't like dad.

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1 Gruff resonant voice
2 Gray hair and blue eyes
3 The catchphrase "Little Buddy"
4 Always wore his Captain's (Skipper) hat

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