|Birth: ||Apr. 6, 1931|
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
|Death: ||Mar. 16, 2008|
North Carolina, USA
Actor, Director. Born in New York City, he is best known for his role of Sgt. James 'Kinch' Kinchloe in the comedy series "Hogan's Heroes". Dixon began his career during the late 1950s, originating the role of Joseph Asagai in the 1959 Broadway production of "A Raisin in the Sun" and reprising it in in the 1961 film version. He also had memorable film credits with "Porgy and Bess" (1959), "Nothing But a Man" (1964) and "A Patch of Blue" (1965). His other television appearances include, "The Twilight Zone", "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.", "The Defenders" and "I Spy". During the 1970s, Dixon turned to directing and had credits with such series as, "The Waltons", "The Rockford Files", "The Greatest American Hero", "The A-Team" and "Magnum, P.I." (bio by: C.S.)
Cause of death: Complications of kidney failure
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Mar 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25374330
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For your work both in acting and in civil rights, thank you. One has made you famous, but the other made you a legend.|
Added: Jul. 3, 2015
Watching one of your many episodes of The Walton's that you directed, your work lives on in so much of your work.|
Added: Jun. 16, 2015
Because We Never Met Each Other van, I Decided To Come Visit You On Here Today. May You Rest In Eternal Peace.|
Robert David Miller
Added: Apr. 20, 2015
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