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Also Known As: Died: October 9, 2005
Born: May 1, 1913 Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: Hartford, Connecticut, USA Profession: actor

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A sad-eyed comedian with a mischievous grin who became a ubiquitous presence on television in its golden era through to modern times, Louis Nye created a national catchphrase belting out "Hi, ho, Steverino!" as one of the players on Steve Allen's groundbreaking 1950s TV show.

A sad-eyed comedian with a mischievous grin who became a ubiquitous presence on television in its golden era through to modern times, Louis Nye created a national catchphrase belting out "Hi, ho, Steverino!" as one of the players on Steve Allen's groundbreaking 1950s TV show.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 O.C. And Stiggs (1987) Garth Sloan
2.
 Cannonball Run II (1984) 3rd Fisherman
3.
 Full Moon High (1981) Reverend
4.
 Harper Valley P.T.A. (1978) Kirby Baker
7.
 Good Neighbor Sam (1964) Reinhold Shiffner
8.
 Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? (1963) Harry Tobler
9.
 The Wheeler Dealers (1963) Stanislas
10.
 The Stripper (1963) Ronnie Cavendish
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Born and raised in Hartford, Connecticut
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Began his career in theater before moving to New York to enter radio
1956:
Endeared himself to audiences as Gordon Hathaway, the effete, country-club snob on Steve Allen's groundbreaking 1950s TV show "The Steve Allen Show"
1960:
Starred with Bob Hope and Lucille Ball in "The Facts of Life"
1960:
Played dentist Delbert Gray on "The Ann Sothern Show"
1962:
Portrayed the role of Sonny Drysdale, the spoiled rich stepson of the banker on "The Beverly Hillbillies" (CBS)
1967:
Teamed with Allen again on "The Steve Allen Comedy Hour," a CBS variety show in which he also portrayed Gordon Hathaway
1970:
Hosted the variety show "Happy Days" on CBS
1973:
Co-starred with Norman Fell in the New York garment industry sitcom "Needles and Pins"
1978:
Played Kirby Baker in the series "Harper Valley P.T.A."
1984:
Appeared as a Fisherman in "Cannonball Run II" joining the original characters from the first Cannonball movie
1985:
Provided various voices for the "Inspector Gadget" cartoon show
2000:
Had a recurring role on the HBO comedy "Curb Your Enthusiasm" as the father of Jeff Garlin's character
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Education

Weaver High School: -

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