Are you sure that you want to delete this memorial? We were unable to submit your feedback at this time. Click here to submit your listings. Are you sure that you want to delete this photo? To suggest a change to a cemetery page, visit the Cemetery Corrections forum. A look back at the 80s TV Show The Dukes of Hazzard with video clips, theme music and photos of cast. "; the latter marked the debut of the character Corporal Klinger, with whom Booke's character had previously dealt. Failed to delete memorial. As stated on his IMDb profile, Booke was born in Buffalo, New York, in 1930. Boss Hogg was. Find a Grave, database and images ( accessed ), memorial page for George Boone Sorrell (6 Apr 1913–2 Dec 1975), Find a Grave Memorial no. You need a Find a Grave account to add things to this site. He was the greedy, unethical commissioner of Hazzard County. Plese check the I'm not a robot checkbox.'. In his final years, he stopped appearing in roles, but continued to be a voice on several television shows and movies, occasionally as narrator, and sometimes as a cartoon character's voice, in such movies as "Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers" (1987 television movie), "Gravedale High" (1990 television series), and "Rock-A-Doodle" (1991). Fluent in five languages including Russian and Japanese, Booke earned degrees from both Columbia and Yale universities. and starred as the namesake’s character. It will enhance any encyclopedic page you visit with the magic of the WIKI 2 technology. "As stated on his IMDb profile, Booke was born in Buffalo, New York, in 1930. 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Booke had stopped appearing physically in acting roles, but he continued to perform voice work on several television shows and movies, occasionally as narrator, and sometimes as a cartoon character's voice, in such movies as Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers (1987 TV movie), Gravedale High (1990 television series), and Rock-A-Doodle (1991). In 1962, he was in Fiorello! However, it was his role of sleazy Southern politician 'Boss Hogg' in the television series "The Dukes of Hazard" (1979 to 1983) that won him a following and made his name prominent to the television audience. While studying in Yale and Columbia University, he mastered five languages, and following his graduation, went into the Army as a Lieutenant, where he worked in counter-intelligence during the Korean War, using his multi-lingual talents to good effect. Save to an Ancestry Tree, a virtual cemetery, your clipboard for pasting or Print. A Journey Into The World Of Famous Resting Places. Unfortunately, Booke passed away from colorectal cancer in Sherman Oaks, California, on February 11, 1994. If you have questions, please contact Close this window, and upload the photo(s) again. [4], Booke enrolled in Columbia University at 16, and performed in Shakespearean plays in Columbia's drama club. The series ran on CBS for seven seasons, from 1979 to 1985 and spawned an animated series, The Dukes (1983), two reunion TV specials (by which time Booke had died, and the character of Boss Hogg was also said to be deceased), a feature film (2005) and The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning (a 2007 TV movie). Resend Activation Email. (He had previously appeared on All in the Family as Lyle Bennett, the manager of a local television station.) During the Korean War, Booke worked ... Find local TV listings for your local broadcast, cable and satellite providers and watch full episodes of your favorite TV shows online. Booke appeared in two early episodes of M*A*S*H, as General Barker in "Requiem for a Lightweight" and "Chief Surgeon Who? The Dukes of Hazzard). Also an additional volunteer within fifty miles. He was a child of a local physician. Becoming a Find a Grave member is fast, easy and FREE. GREAT NEWS! Thanks for your help! Sorrell Booke was an American actor who performed on television, stage and screen. Blac Chyna's Mother Once Called Her a Mistake — Who Is Tokyo Toni? Aside from his film roles he appeared on television, among them ABC's 12 O-Clock High, and he worked as a voice actor in the 1980s and early 1990s. His first movie role came as 'Hugo' in "The Iceman Cometh" (1960), and he played minor roles in such movies as "Fail-Safe" (1964), "Matchless" (1966), "Up the Down Staircase" (1967), and "Brenda Starr" (1976). An email has been sent to the person who requested the photo informing them that you have fulfilled their request. [11] He was survived by a brother, two children, Alexandra and Nicholas, and one grandson.[3][12]. Booke earned an Emmy nomination for his appearance in Dr. Kildare in the episode "What's God to Julius?". Booke continued to work until he died of colorectal cancer in Sherman Oaks, California on February 11, 1994, a month after his 64th birthday. They usually permitted the actors to ad-lib their scenes together. | Photo: Getty Images. [2][7], After his Army service, Booke appeared off-Broadway in The White Devil and had his first television role in the series Omnibus. Booke also was a guest conductor at the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.[8]. Dominic West Spotted Kissing Lily James despite Being Married — inside His Personal Life. Use the links under “See more…” to quickly search for other people with the same last name in the same cemetery, city, county, etc. He threw himself into the role to the point of eating real raw liver, Boss Hogg’s favorite dish, in scenes that called for him to consume it. This flower has been reported and will not be visible while under review. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. We have a volunteer within fifty miles of your requested photo location. To install click the Add extension button. The suit carried his size to 5 feet around. For help using the website visit our help page or contact This entry was posted on October 17, 2013 at 3:39 pm and is filed under Hillside Memorial Park. | Photo: Getty Images. That was the reason he wore a fat suit in order to create the fat character of Boss Hogg. All photos appear on this tab and here you can update the sort order of photos on memorials you manage. Change ). Try again later. 1395, citing Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave . The series ran on CBS for seven seasons, from 1979–1985 and spawned an animated series, The Dukes (1983), two reunion TV specials (by which time Booke had died, and the character of Boss Hogg was also said to be deceased), a feature film (2005) and The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning (a 2007 TV movie). James Best and Sorrell Booke in a scene from the television series "The Dukes of Hazzard" in 1982. Are you sure that you want to report this flower to administrators as offensive or abusive? Boss Hogg always wore an all-white suit with a white cowboy hat and regularly smoked cigars. He starred on "Toon Adventures" and "Scooby-Doo" in the late 1980s and early '90s. © 2018 Found a Grave, All rights reserved. He is interred at the Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, California. [1][5][6] He served in the United States Army during the Korean War for two years as a counterintelligence officer. Failed to report flower. Boss Hogg was. You are only allowed to leave one flower per day for any given memorial. Sorrell Booke (Sorrell Booke) Booke was born in Buffalo, New York, a cousin of Max Yasgur of Woodstock fame. Booke was recognized as the greedy, corrupt, and still in some way or another adorable Jefferson Davis "Boss" Hogg during his run on the show, according to Legacy. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account.

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