Death of Ivan Dixon

April 6, 1931 - March 16, 2008
Charlotte, North Carolina | Age 76

Actor who played Kinchloe on 'Hogan's Heroes'
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Ivan Dixon, an actor, director and producer best known for his role as Kinchloe on the 1960s television comedy series "Hogan's Heroes," has died. He was 76.

Dixon died Sunday at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte after a hemorrhage and of complications from kidney failure, said his daughter, Doris Nomathande Dixon of Charlotte.

Actor Sidney Poitier said the two men became friends after Dixon was his stunt double in the 1958 movie "The Defiant Ones."

"As an actor, you...

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