Robert Clary

Holocaust Survivor and Actor
Born Mar 1, 1926

Robert Clary is a French-born American actor, published author, and lecturer, best known for his role in the television sitcom Hogan's Heroes as Corporal LeBeau, and is the series' last surviving male original cast member.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Robert Clary.


1926 Birth Born in 1926 in Paris, France, Clary was the youngest of 14 children. … Read More


1942 16 Years Old In 1942, because he was Jewish, he was deported to the Nazi concentration camp, Ottmuth.
1945 19 Years Old He was later sent to Blechhammer, Gross Rosen, and finally Buchenwald where he was liberated on 11 April 1945. … Read More


1949 23 Years Old He returned to the entertainment business and began making songs that not only became popular in France, but in the United States as well. He went to the U.S. in October 1949.
1950 24 Years Old One of Clary's first American appearances was a French language comedy skit on The Ed Wynn Show in 1950. … Read More
1952 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Clary's comedic skills were quickly recognized by Broadway, where he appeared in several popular musicals including New Faces of 1952, which was produced as a film in 1954.


1965 39 Years Old 1 More Event
This eventually led to Clary meeting Cantor's daughter, Natalie Cantor Metzger, whom he married in 1965. … Read More


1975 49 Years Old Clary appeared in the 1975 film The Hindenburg which dramatized a fictional plot to blow up the Nazi airship after it arrived at the Lakehurst, New Jersey Air Station. … Read More
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