Hank Patterson

Biography: Hank Patterson, was born in Alabama on October 9,1888, his great grandfather was an original settler of St. Clair County, Alababama. He started out to be a serious musician, but signed on as piano player with a road show in 1910. Soon he began filling in for an actor who was always getting drunk or sick and by 1912 he was acting full time. He played tent shows and vaudeville, when he worked his way out to California in the 1920's. He had been in show business 30 years when he came to Hollywood in 1939. He appeared in such films as: Three Faces West (1940), Robin Hood of Texas (1947), Red Canyon (1949), Tarantula (1955), Amazing Colossal Man (1957), No Name on the Bullet (1959), and his last Gunfighters of Abilene (1960). He became a semi-regular on the series "Gunsmoke" in 1963 and stayed until it's end in 1975, at the same time he was also appearing in the series, Petticoat Junction (1963-66) and Green Acres (1965-71). He was married for over 60 years to the same lady,Hank Patterson, was born in Alabama on October 9,1888, his great grandfather was an original settler of St. Clair County, Alababama. He started out to be a serious musician, but signed on as piano player with a road show in 1910. Soon he began filling in for an actor who was always getting drunk or sick and by 1912 he was acting full time. He played tent shows and vaudeville, when he worked his way out to California in the 1920's. He had been in show business 30 years when he came to Hollywood in 1939. He appeared in such films as: Three Faces West (1940), Robin Hood of Texas (1947), Red Canyon (1949), Tarantula (1955), Amazing Colossal Man (1957), No Name on the Bullet (1959), and his last Gunfighters of Abilene (1960). He became a semi-regular on the series "Gunsmoke" in 1963 and stayed until it's end in 1975, at the same time he was also appearing in the series, Petticoat Junction (1963-66) and Green Acres (1965-71). He was married for over 60 years to the same lady, Daisy who he met when she was a dancer when they were in vaudeville together, they lived in the San Fernando Valley. He was also the great uncle of actress Tea Leoni. He died of bronchial pneumonia on August 23,1975 in Woodland Hills, California. Expand

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tbd Gunsmoke: Season 19 Sep 10, 1973 Hank tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 17 Sep 13, 1971 Hank tbd
tbd Green Acres: Season 6 Sep 15, 1970 Fred Ziffel tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 16 Sep 14, 1970 Hank tbd
tbd Green Acres: Season 5 Sep 27, 1969 Fred Ziffel tbd
tbd Green Acres: Season 4 Sep 25, 1968 Fred Ziffel tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 13 Sep 11, 1967 Hank Miller tbd
tbd Green Acres: Season 3 Sep 6, 1967 Fred Ziffel tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 12 Sep 17, 1966 Hank tbd
tbd Green Acres: Season 2 Sep 14, 1966 Fred Ziffel tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 11 Sep 18, 1965 Hank tbd
tbd Green Acres: Season 1 Sep 15, 1965 Fred Ziffel tbd
tbd Petticoat Junction: Season 3 Sep 14, 1965 Fred Ziffel tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 10 Sep 26, 1964 Hank Miller tbd
tbd Petticoat Junction: Season 2 Sep 22, 1964 Fred Ziffel tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 9 Sep 28, 1963 Hank tbd
tbd Petticoat Junction: Season 1 Sep 24, 1963 Fred Ziffel tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 8 Sep 15, 1962 Hank Miller tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 7 Sep 30, 1961 Hank tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 6 Sep 3, 1960 Carl Miller tbd