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Stafford Alois Repp (26 April 1918 - 5 November 1974) was a character actor best known for his role as Chief O'Hara on the Batman TV series. April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (117th in leap years). ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... A character actor is an actor who predominantly performs supporting parts, often in similar roles throughout the course of a career. ... Batman was the title of an exceptionally popular 1960s TV series based on the comic-book character Batman that aired on ABC TV for 2 1/2 seasons from 12 January 1966 to 14 March 1968. ...


Born and raised in California, he was educated at Lowell High School in San Francisco. Soon after the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, Repp served a stint in the United States Army Air Corps. After this service he began his acting career in mid-life. He was first hired to create sound effects during the "Golden Age of Television". State nickname: The Golden State Official languages English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Senators Dianne Feinstein (D) Barbara Boxer (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 3rd 410,000 km² 4. ... Lowell High School is a prestigious public magnet school in San Francisco, California. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Attack on Pearl Harbor Conflict World War II, Pacific War Date December 7, 1941 Place Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Result Japanese victory On the morning of December 7, 1941, planes and midget submarines of the Imperial Japanese Navy commanded by Vice Admiral Chuichi Nagumo, carried out a surprise assault on the... Satellite image of Pearl Harbor. ... 1. ... Sound effects or audio effects are artificially created or enhanced sounds, or sound processes used to emphasize artistic or other content of movies, video games, music, or other media. ... The Golden Age of Television is a reference to the period from approximately 1949 to 1960 when prime time television drama was predominated by original and classic productions from such writers as Paddy Chayefsky, Reginald Rose and Rod Serling. ...


At the beginning of his acting career, Repp appeared in numerous film and TV productions including the films I Want to Live! with Susan Hayward, and The Brothers Karamazov, both made in 1958. Also at this same time he began to appear in main recurring roles in a string of early TV shows from the late 1950s to the early 1960s starting with The Thin Man (1957), Texas John Slaughter (1958) and as Brink on Phil Silvers' The New Phil Silvers Show (1963) I Want to Live! is a 1958 film which tells the true story of a woman, Barbara Graham, falsely accused of murder, who faces execution. ... Susan Hayward Susan Hayward (June 30, 1917 – March 14, 1975) was an American actress. ... Dostoevskys notes for chapter 5 of The Brothers Karamazov The Brothers Karamazov (Братья Карамазовы in Russian) is generally considered one of the greatest novels by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky and the culmination of his lifes work. ... Phil Silvers TV Guide cover Phil Silvers (May 11, 1911 – November 1, 1985) was an American entertainer and comedy actor. ... The Phil Silvers Show (also known as Youll Never Get Rich and Sergeant Bilko) was a comedy television series which ran on CBS from 1955 to 1959. ...


However, it was his role as Chief O'Hara that he will be mainly recognised for with the thick Irish brogue that he had developed for the part. According to Adam West, Neil Hamilton, who played Commissioner Gordon on the show, did not like Repp's fake Irish accent, and their on-screen partnership was decidedly friendlier than in real life. While on Batman he appeared as a guest in numerous other TV shows of the time including I Dream of Jeannie. Adam West as Batman Adam West (born William West Anderson on September 19, 1928 in Walla Walla, Washington) is best known as the actor who played the role of Batman on the original television program that ran from 1966 to 1968. ... Neil Hamilton (9 September 1899–24 September 1984) was an American actor famous for his role as Commissioner Gordon on the Batman TV series of the 1960s. ... There have been several notable figures, both real and fictional, named James Gordon. ... I Dream of Jeannie, created by Sidney Sheldon. ...


After Batman was cancelled in 1968, he wisely invested his money with a partnership in a chain of car washes, which brought him considerable financial success. Sadly, Repp suffered a fatal heart attack at age 56 on November 5, 1974 while at the Hollywood Park racing track. He is buried at the Westminister Memorial Park in Orange County, California. After his death, his sister, a TV writer, established the Stafford Repp Memorial Scholarship for alumni of his alma mater, Lowell High School in San Francisco. 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Location Location of Orange County within California. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


His last film was Cycle Psycho in 1972 and his last television appearance was on the popular TV show M*A*S*H which was broadcast after his death. M*A*S*H (TV series) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...


Selected Filmography

See also: 1955 in film 1956 1957 in film 1950s in film years in film film // Events November 15 - The film Love Me Tender starring Elvis Presley (his first film) opens. ... I Want to Live! is a 1958 film which tells the true story of a woman, Barbara Graham, falsely accused of murder, who faces execution. ... See also: 1957 in film 1958 1959 in film 1950s in film years in film film Events February 16- In the Money is released on this date. ... Dostoevskys notes for chapter 5 of The Brothers Karamazov The Brothers Karamazov (Братья Карамазовы in Russian) is generally considered one of the greatest novels by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky and the culmination of his lifes work. ... The Phil Silvers Show (also known as Youll Never Get Rich and Sergeant Bilko) was a comedy television series which ran on CBS from 1955 to 1959. ... Burt Ward as Robin and Adam West as Batman Batman was the title of an exceptionally popular TV series based on the comic-book character Batman that aired on ABC TV for 2 1/2 seasons from 12 January 1966 to 14 March 1968. ... Batman was released in 1966 as the first full-length theatrical adaptation of the DC Comics character. ... See also: 1965 in film 1966 1967 in film 1960s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films North America Thunderball Dr. Zhivago Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? That Darn Cat! The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming Academy Awards Best Picture: A Man for All... See also: 1971 in film 1972 1973 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Top grossing films The Godfather Fiddler on the Roof Diamonds Are Forever Whats Up, Doc?, starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan ONeal Dirty Harry The Last Picture Show A Clockwork Orange Cabaret, starring...

External links

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Stafford Repp at AllExperts (457 words)
Stafford Alois Repp (26 April, 1918 - 5 November, 1974) was a character actor best known for his role as Chief O'Hara on the Batman TV series.
Sadly, Repp suffered a fatal heart attack at age 56 on November 5, 1974 while at the Hollywood Park racing track.
After his death, his sister, a TV writer, established the Stafford Repp Memorial Scholarship for alumni of his alma mater, Lowell High School in San Francisco.
Batmania UK :: 1966 Batman :: Stafford Repp As Police Chief O Hara (232 words)
After his death, his sister, a TV writer, established the Stafford Repp Memorial Scholarship for alumni of his alma mater, Lowe High School, in San Francisco.
Stafford Repp was born on 26th April 1918 in California, United States of America.
Stafford Repp died on 5 November 1974 Inglewood, California, USA.
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