Robert Clary
Holocaust survivor and actor
Robert Clary
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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District Court Log: Thursday, April 12, 2012
Narragansett Patch - almost 5 years
SOUTH KINGSTOWN - The following South Kingstown Police cases were heard before Judge Mary E. McCaffrey in Fourth Division District Court on Thursday, Feb. 9 at the J. Howard McGrath Judicial Complex, 4800 Tower Hill Road, South Kingstown: Jonathn Demers, 30, of 104 Riverside Drive, South Kingstown, pleaded no contest to charges of disorderly conduct and domestic vandalism. He was sentenced to one year of probation and ordered to continue drug treatment at Thundermist in Wakefield until he moved into a residential program. Dennis Robert Clary, 50, of 400 Main St. Apt. C, pleaded no contest to a charge of driving with a suspended license. He was ordered to pay a $250 fine and court costs. Sean Michael Connerty, 19, of 2 Pesoscot Trail, Narragansett, pleaded no contest to a charge of possession of marijuana. The charge was filed for one year, and ordered to pay $200 to the Victims of Crime Indemnity Fund, plus court costs. Michael A. Perry, 20, of 1279 South Road, pleaded no c ...
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Short Takes - TriCities.com
Google News - over 5 years
Robert Clary, who played LaBeau on 1960s hit television show “Hogan's Heroes,” leads this week's What's In My iPod. “I don't own an iPod, but if I did it would have songs with meaning,” Clary said by phone from his home in Beverly Hills, Ca
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Stars you grew up with - Robert Clary from Hogan's Heroes - ABC Online
Google News - almost 6 years
The French Prisoner of War in the Hogan's Heroes camp, Corporal Louis LeBeau, was played by Robert Clary who was born in France as the last of 14 children and became a professional singer at the age of 12. "The skills you learn by doing it," are what
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Stars we grew up with - Corporal LeBeau from Hogan's Heroes - ABC Online (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Robert Clary aka Corporal LeBeau is 85 years old. Hard to believe he's one of only two key cast members from Hogan's Heroes still alive. He spoke to Adam about growing up the youngest of 14 children, the decision to play a prisoner of war even though
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FILM REVIEW; A Salute to Personal Acts Of Resistance Against Evil
NYTimes - over 12 years
There was Pinchas Rosenbaum, a Hungarian rabbi's son who disguised himself as a Nazi officer and managed to save a thousand Jews; Anna Heilman, the only survivor of the successful plot to blow up Crematorium No. 4 at Birkenau; and Willy Perl, an Austrian man who persuaded leaders in Berlin to let him ''deport'' Jews, making it possible for
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FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS; The Bob Crane Story, Everything But a Hero
NYTimes - over 14 years
''Auto Focus,'' Paul Schrader's inquiry into the tawdry life and sordid demise of the 60's sitcom star Bob Crane, begins with a burst of rat-pack style: a Saul Bass-inspired title sequence, in eye-popping pastel, full of martini glasses, hi-fi turntables and buxom pin-ups, scored to a naughty little faux-Dino ditty sung by Buster Poindexter. The
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Ronny Graham, 79, Actor and Mel Brooks's Writing Collaborator
NYTimes - over 17 years
Ronny Graham, an actor and writer who worked in theater and films and who was known for his frenetic pacing and ear-to-ear leer, died on Sunday at Century City Hospital in Los Angeles. He was 79 and lived in Los Angeles. The cause was complications from liver disease, his son Ronald Stringer said. Mr. Graham was a longtime associate of the writer
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HOME VIDEO; MOVIES
NYTimes - over 29 years
LEAD: New Faces of 1952 Starring Eartha Kitt, Paul Lynde, Alice Ghostley, Ronny Graham, June Carroll, Robert Clary. Directed by Harry Horner. 1954. Video Artists International. 98 minutes. $49.95. In this film version of Leonard Sillman's Broadway hit ''New Faces of 1952,'' the bright-faced talent and the music survive but the comedy is not as
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THEATER SEASON WILL OFFER A PLETHORA OF PREMIERES
NYTimes - over 30 years
THE state's theaters are presenting a profusion of premieres this season: world, American and New Jersey ones. They will range in content and style from a conventional comedy about ''a May-December romance'' at Newark's Theater of Universal Images to a ''post-modernist performance piece'' at Princeton's McCarter Theatre. The new-play blitz began,
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TELEVISION WEEK
NYTimes - about 34 years
FILMING A LIFE What is it like to watch the making of movie about your life? "Uncomfortable," the singer Rosemary Clooney said in a recent telephone interview. She visited the set once during the filming of the television movie "Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story," which CBS will broadcast Wednesday from 9 to 11 P.M. Sondra Locke portrays Miss
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SURVIVORS OF NAZI CAMPS MINGLE IN JOY AND SORROW
NYTimes - over 35 years
Many of the women are in stylish coiffures, the men in fashionable slacks and sport shirts. They would blend into a crowd on the streets of New York. But the blue numerals are still tatooed on their forearms, and now and then there is a man among them who may point to a scar where a German's pistol butt smashed his face. Survivors of the Holocaust,
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Timeline
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    FORTIES
  • 1975
    Age 48
    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.
    More Details Hide Details His character was a showman/escape artist who hoped to use the airship in one of his shows.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1965
    Age 38
    In 1965, Clary was offered the role of Corporal Louis LeBeau on a new TV sitcom called Hogan's Heroes, and he accepted the role when the pilot sold.
    More Details Hide Details The series was set in a German POW camp during World War II, and Clary played a prisoner who ran an underground Resistance unit from inside the camp. After Hogan's Heroes, he appeared in a handful of feature films with World War II themes including the made-for-television film, Remembrance of Love about the Holocaust. Clary also made notable appearances on Days of our Lives and The Young and the Restless, where he played Pierre Roulland (1973-79).
    This eventually led to Clary meeting Cantor's daughter, Natalie Cantor Metzger, whom he married in 1965.
    More Details Hide Details Cantor later got Clary a spot on the Colgate Comedy Hour. In the mid-1950s, he appeared on NBC's The Martha Raye Show and on CBS's Appointment with Adventure, a dramatic anthology series.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1952
    Age 25
    In 1952, he appeared in the film Thief of Damascus which also starred Paul Henreid and Lon Chaney Jr. In 1958, he guest starred on NBC's The Gisele MacKenzie Show.
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    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.
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  • 1950
    Age 23
    One of Clary's first American appearances was a French language comedy skit on The Ed Wynn Show in 1950.
    More Details Hide Details Clary later met Merv Griffin and Eddie Cantor.
  • 1949
    Age 22
    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.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1945
    Age 18
    He was later sent to Blechhammer, Gross Rosen, and finally Buchenwald where he was liberated on 11 April 1945.
    More Details Hide Details Twelve other members of his immediate family were sent to Auschwitz. Clary was the only survivor. When he returned to Paris after the war, he learned that some of his siblings had not been taken away and had survived the Nazi occupation of France.
  • 1942
    Age 15
    In 1942, because he was Jewish, he was deported to the Nazi concentration camp, Ottmuth.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1926
    Born
    Born in 1926 in Paris, France, Clary was the youngest of 14 children.
    More Details Hide Details At the age of twelve, he began a career singing professionally.
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