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At the age of 50, Bob Crane (Colonel Hogan) was murdered on June 29, 1978 in Scottsdale,  Arizona.  He is interred at Westwood Memorial Park in Los Angeles, California.

photo:  Copyright © 2000-Gary Wayne

Werner Klemperer (Colonel Klink) passed away on December 6, 2000 at the age of 80.

John Banner (Sergeant Schultz) died on January 28, 1973 at the age of 63 in Vienna, Austria of an abdominal hemorrhage.

Robert Clary (Corporal LeBeau) is now 74 years old.  In the 1990s, he has hosted his own TV talk show ("A Conversation with Robert Clary") and is performing and recording music.  He has released several CDs.  His most recent releases include:


"Robert Clary Sings Ira Gershwin" (1999)

"Robert Clary Sings Harburg and Berlin" (1998)

"Robert Clary Sings Rogers and Hart" (1997)

"Robert Clary Sings at the Bakery West" (1997)


Robert Clary also has a few songs on a compilation CD entitled 
"Musical Meals-French Cuisine".

Richard Dawson (Corporal Newkirk) just celebrated his 66th birthday.  He was the host of the popular TV game show "Family Feud" from 1976-85 and 1994-95.  In recent years, he has only worked sporadically.


Ivan Dixon (Sergeant Kinchloe) will be celebrating his 70th birthday on April 6, 2001.  He currently lives in Hawaii.  He owns radio station KONI-FM 104.1 in Maui.  

Larry Hovis (Sergeant Carter) celebrated his 64th birthday on February 20, 2000.  For the past decade, he has been teaching theater at Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas,  He has also performed in several productions at the university.

Kenneth Washington (Sergeant Baker) has acted in a few feature films and television shows in the years since Hogan's Heroes.  He has worked quite a lot in the theater.  He earned a degree from Loyola Marymount and plans to go into the teaching field.

Leon Askin (General Burkhalter) celebrated his 93rd birthday on September 18.  In 1991, he authored a book entitled "Quietude and Quest : Protagonists and Antagonists in the Theatre, on and Off Stage As Seen Through the Eyes of Leon Askin".  
In 1998, he authored the book "Der Mann mit den 99 Gesichtern."  ("The Man with 99 Faces.") 

Though now wheelchair-bound due to a leg injury, Leon Askin is still active in theater and film.

Leon Askin in 1983

Howard Caine (Major Hochstetter) continued acting in several television shows and movies in the years following Hogan's Heroes.  He was an accomplished musician, mastering the Appalachian five-string banjo.  He won 29 trophies at prominent banjo and fiddle contests before his death on December 28, 1993.

Cynthia Lynn (Helga) has not acted much since her days on Hogan's Heroes.  In a 1998 interview, she stated that she is working on her autobiography, tentatively titled "Escape to Freedom".

UPDATE  Cynthia Lynn's Book, "Escape To Freedom" can now be ordered.  Check out her official web site...http://www.venturacountyweddingchannel.com/hogan heroes main page.htm

Sigrid Valdis (Hilda) married Bob Crane in October of 1970.  They were married until his murder in 1978.  She had abandoned her acting career after Hogan's Heroes ended.

Bernard Fox (Colonel Crittendon) continues to act in feature films.  He appeared in 1997s "Titanic", and 1999s "The Mummy".

Kathleen Freeman (Frau Linkmeyer) appeared in 1998s Blues Brothers 2000.  She is also a drama coach and founder of the Players Ring and Gallery Theaters.

more soon...