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Al Checco

Actor/comedian

Born - 21 July 1921, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Died - 19 July 2015

Jolly-looking, wispy-haired comedian, singer and character actor, once the comedy partner of goggle-eyed funnyman Don Knotts. On TV from the early 1950s after nightclub success, he later ventured into a few films: No Time for Sergeants (1958), The Incredible Mr Limpet (1963), The Ghost and Mr Chicken (1966), Hotel (1967), Bullitt (1968), The Party (1968), There Was a Crooked Man... (1970), The World's Greatest Athlete (1973), The Terminal Man (1974), Pete's Dragon (1977) and How to Beat the High Co$t of Living (1980), his last, although he continued to appear in TV movies and series until 2004.