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Corporal Peter Newkirk
Corporal Newkirk trivia

• Newkirk had a sister named Mavis. (from episode #90 "The Ultimate Weapon"  1968)

• Newkirk "headlined in London" before the war. (from episode #1, "The Informer"  1965)

Richard Dawson
Richard Dawson as
Corporal Newkirk

• Newkirk traveled with the circus.  He roomed with the "Amazing Bloomingtons," George and Freddie.    (from episode #91, "Monkey Business"   1968)

• Newkirk's girlfriend's name was Rita Nottington.  She was blond, 36-24-36.    (from episode #131, "Is There a Traitor in the House" 1969)

• Newkirk stated in episode #5, "The Flight of the Valkyrie" (1965), that his mother was more Welsh than English.

• Newkirk showed off his skill of knife throwing in episode #24, "How to Cook a German Goose by Radar"  (1966).

• It was stated in episode #39, "Hogan Springs" (1966) that Newkirk loved brown bread.

• Newkirk hinted that his mother may have died when he said "she was a beautiful dancer right up till the end."  (From episode #55 "Everyone Has a Brother-in-Law"  1967) 

• In episode #81, "Hogan, Go Home" (1968), the contents of the laundry hamper in the prisoners' barracks is burned when Colonel Crittendon thinks it is a trash basket and tries to burn secret papers in it.  After the fire is extinguished, Newkirk says "every piece of clothing I owned was in that basket."


The following information is provided by the

Richard Dawson

Date of birth (location)
20 November 1932,
Hampshire, England, UK
Sometimes Credited As:
Dick Dawson


Actor filmography

"Family Feud" (1988) TV Series .... Host (1994-1995)

Running Man, The (1987) .... Damon Killian

How to Pick Up Girls! (1978) (TV) .... Chandler

"Family Feud" (1976) TV Series .... Host

"I've Got a Secret" (1952) TV Series .... Panelist (1976)

"Masquerade Party" (1974) TV Series .... Host

"Match Game 73" (1973) TV Series .... Panelist (1973-1978)

"New Dick Van Dyke Show, The" (1971) TV Series .... Richard Richardson (1973-1974)

"Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" (1968) TV Series .... Regular Performer (1971-1973)
... aka "Laugh-In" (1968)

"Can You Top This" (1950) TV Series .... Moderator (1969-1970)

"Devil's Brigade, The" (1968) .... Pvt. Hugh McDonald

"Munster, Go Home" (1966) .... Joey

"Hogan's Heroes" (1965) TV Series ....Corporal Peter Newkirk

"King Rat" (1965) .... Weaver

"War and Peace" (1956)   ... aka Guerra e pace (1956) (Italy)

Richard Dawson from "The Devil's Brigade" (1968)
Richard Dawson from the 1968 movie "The Devil's Brigade".



Notable TV guest appearances

"Mama's Family" (1983) playing "Himself" in episode: "Family Feud" 1984

"McMillan and Wife" (1971) playing "Roger Stambler" in episode: "Aftershock" 1975

"McMillan and Wife" (1971) in episode: "Aftershock" 1975

"Odd Couple, The" (1970) playing "Himself" in episode: "Laugh, Clown, Laugh" 1975

"Love, American Style" (1969) playing "Melvin Danger"(voice) in episode: "Love and the Private Eye" 1/28/1972

"Dick Van Dyke Show, The" (1961) playing "Tracy Ratigan" in episode: "Racy Tracy Ratigan" (episode # 2.27) 1963