Hastings, Bob 1925- (Robert Hastings)

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Hastings, Bob 1925- (Robert Hastings)


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 (an actress and singer); children: four. Education: Graduated from high school at Professional Children's School. Avocational Interests: Racquetball.


Actor. Military service: Army Air Corps., 1943-?


Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) State Department official, The Great Imposter, 1961.

(Uncredited) 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 (also known as Airport '75), 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, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm: The Animated Movie, Batman: The Animated Movie—Mask of the Phantasm, Mask of the Phantasm: Batman the Animated Movie, 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 and SubZero), Warner Bros., 1998.

Himself, McHale's Navy: The Crew Remembers (also known as The Crew Reunion), 2007.

Television Appearances; Series:

Hal, the video ranger's brother, Captain Video and His Video Rangers (also known as Captain Video), DUM, 1949.

Jim Myers, Tom Corbett, Space Cadet, 1950.

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 (animated), CBS, 1966.

Voice of Superboy and Clark Kent, The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure (animated), CBS, 1967.

Voice of Superboy and Clark Kent, The Batman/Superman Hour (animated), 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, Dealer's Choice, syndicated, 1974-75.

Voice of D. D., Clue Club (animated), 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); Loud Mouse, "Undercover Elephant" segments, The C. B. Bears (animated).

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Bob Nessel, Wheels (also known as Arthur Hailey's "Wheels"), NBC, 1978.

Studs Lonigan, NBC, 1979.

Television Appearances; 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 Blazing Tower), 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.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Lucky, "No Time for Sergeants," The United States Steel Hour (also known as The U.S. Steel Hour), ABC, 1955.

"William Kennedy: Registrar Pajaronian," The Big Story, 1956.

Sergeant Beecher, "Bilko's Transfer," The Phil Silvers Show (also known as Sgt. Bilko, The Phil Silvers Show: You'll Never Get Rich, and You'll Never Get Rich), 1956.

Sergeant Beecher, "Bilko Goes Round the World," The Phil Silvers Show (also known as Sgt. Bilko, The Phil Silvers Show: You'll Never Get Rich, and You'll Never Get Rich), 1957.

Sergeant Beecher, "The Colonel Breaks Par," The Phil Silvers Show (also known as Sgt. Bilko, The Phil Silvers Show: You'll Never Get Rich, and You'll Never Get Rich), 1957.

Sergeant Beecher, "Bilko's Cousin," The Phil Silvers Show (also known as Sgt. Bilko, The Phil Silvers Show: You'll Never Get Rich, and You'll Never Get Rich), 1958.

Frank Patterson, "The George ‘Bugs’ Moran Story," The Untouchables, ABC, 1959.

Bolt, "Space Man," Hennesey, 1960.

Feeney, "Open House," General Electric Theater (also known as G.E. Theater), 1961.

(As Robert Hastings) "The Sweet Kiss of Madness," Ben Casey, 1961.

Bill Craig, "The Squaw," Gunsmoke (also known as Gun Law and Marshal Dillon), 1961.

"The Night That Nothing Happened," Ben Casey, 1962.

Whip, "Call Me Dodie," Gunsmoke (also known as Gun Law and Marshal Dillon), 1962.

"Substitute Sheriff," The Tall Man, 1962.

Charlie Hughes, "High Finance," The Gertrude Berg Show (also known as Mrs. G. Goes to College), 1962.

"Today I am a Man," Car 54, Where Are You?, 1962.

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 & 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 American Hero, 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, "Syrna's Debut," The Odd Couple, ABC; additional voices, Inch High, Private Eye (animated); additional voices, The New Scooby-Doo Movies (animated); in Jokebook; Donna Reed; Dennis the Menace; 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; in The National Barn Dance; Kitty Kelly; Hilltop House; Cavalcade of America; Gangbusters.


Video Games:

Voice of Commissioner Jim Gordon, Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu (animated), 2003.

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