Robert Clary, known for his role as Corporal LeBeau on the classic sitcom HOGAN’s HEROES passed away November 16, 2022, at his home in Los Angeles, California. A cause of death was not provided. He was 96.
Born in France, Robert Clary suffered the anguish of war, being held in a Zazi concentration camp as a child. After WWII, he became a singing star in France, and in the late 1940s came to the United States to pursue and promote his career. Clary had a knack for comedy. Those skills led to appearances in stage productions on Broadway.
In addition to HOGAN’S HEROES (1965-1971), Clary’s film and TV credits include TEN TALL MEN (1951), THIEF OF DEMASCUS (1952), LOVE, AMERICAN STYLE (1969-1974), THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS (1973-), THE HINDENBURG (1975), FANTASY ISAND (1977-1984), GENERAL HOSPITAL (1963-), DAYS OF OUR LIVES (1965-), and THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL (1987-).
Ringside Report sends our condolences to Robert Clary’s family during their time of grief.