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Chuck Hicks

Chuck Hicks
Chuck Hicks-Hans Conried-Hal Baylor in Schlitz Playhouse of Stars.jpg
Hicks (left) with Hans Conried and Hal Baylor in Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1955)
Charles Dallas Hicks[1]

(1927-12-26)December 26, 1927
DiedMay 4, 2021(2021-05-04) (aged 93)
Occupation(s)Actor, stuntman

Charles Dallas Hicks (December 26, 1927 – May 4, 2021) was an American actor and stuntman.[2][3] During World War II, Hicks served in the U.S. Merchant Marine and later in the Navy.[2][4] While in the Navy, he was the boxing champ of the United States Fifth Fleet.[5] He also attended Loyola Marymount University, where he played football and boxed, and later inducted into the school's Athletes Hall of Fame.[5] He also played semi-pro football for the Eagle Rock Athletic Club.[5] Hicks played Federal Agent LaMarr Kane in the first season of the ABC/Desilu television series The Untouchables starring Robert Stack.

  1. ^ Rubin, Steve (November 1, 2017). Twilight Zone Encyclopedia. Chicago Review Press. p. 414. ISBN 9781613738917 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ a b Barnes, Mike (May 14, 2021). "Chuck Hicks, Stuntman and Actor in Clint Eastwood Films and 'Dick Tracy,' Dies at 93". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 17, 2021.
  3. ^ "Chuck Hicks (1927–2021), tough-guy actor alongside Clint Eastwood and Ronald Reagan". May 17, 2021. Retrieved May 25, 2021.
  4. ^ CHUCK HICKS: Stuntman, Actor, Etc.... via Internet Archive. Retrieved September 22, 2021.
  5. ^ a b c Freese, Gene Scott. Hollywood Stunt Performers, 1910s-1970s: A Biographical Dictionary, second edition, McFarland & Company, Inc., Jefferson, North Carolina, 2014, pages 129-130. ISBN 978-1-4766-1470-0.