Bernard Fein

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Bernard Fein (November 13, 1926, New York – September 10, 1980, Los Angeles, California) was an American actor, television producer, screenwriter and film director. He is best known for co-creating and associate producing the 1960s American television sitcom, Hogan's Heroes; a show which he also occasionally wrote for, including the pilot episode. He directed only one film, the 1974 Swedish movie Pogled iz potkrovlija.

As an actor Fein's first big break came in 1955 when he landed the recurring role of Pvt. Gomez on Sergeant Bilko which he portrayed through 1959. He appeared regularly as a guest actor on numerous programs from 1959 through 1967 on such shows as The Untouchables, Sea Hunt, Lawman, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, 77 Sunset Strip, Perry Mason, and The F.B.I to name just a few. He also appeared in a handful of films during this time including The Facts of Life, The Murder Men and Robin and the 7 Hoods among others.

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  • Felony Squad playing "Tom Baughmiller" in episode: "My Mommy Got Lost" (episode # 2.11) November 15, 1967
  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E. playing "Frank Cariago" in episode: "The Super Colossal Affair" (episode # 3.4) October 7, 1966
  • The F.B.I. playing "Andy Morton" in episode: "The Hijackers" (episode # 1.15) December 26, 1965
  • Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre in episode: "The Candidate" (episode # 1.9) December 6, 1963
  • The Third Man in episode: "An Act of Atonement" (episode # 4.12) July 13, 1963
  • The Twilight Zone playing "Heckler" in episode: "He's Alive" (episode # 4.4) January 24, 1963
  • Perry Mason playing "Foreman" in episode: "The Case of the Shoplifter's Shoe" (episode # 6.13) January 3, 1963
  • The Untouchables playing "Louie Akers" in episode: "Doublecross" (episode # 4.12) December 18, 1962
  • Sam Benedict playing "Harry Owen" in episode: "Too Many Strangers" (episode # 1.13) December 8, 1962
  • Sam Benedict playing "Harry" in episode: "Hear the Mellow Wedding Bells" (episode # 1.8) November 3, 1962
  • Hawaiian Eye playing "Bane Craig" in episode: "Lament for a Saturday Warrior" (episode # 4.5) October 30, 1962
  • The Defenders playing "Max" in episode: "Madman: Part 2" (episode # 2.7) October 27, 1962
  • The Defenders playing "Max" in episode: "Madman: Part 1" (episode # 2.6) October 20, 1962
  • The Tall Man (as Bernie Fein) in episode: "The Runaway Groom" (episode # 2.34) April 28, 1962
  • The Detectives Starring Robert Taylor playing "Simon Metapuff" in episode: "Three Blind Mice: Part 2" (episode # 3.25) April 6, 1962
  • The Detectives Starring Robert Taylor playing "Simon Metapuff" in episode: "Three Blind Mice: Part 1" (episode # 3.24) March 30, 1962
  • The Untouchables playing "Ed Harker" in episode: "The Maggie Storm Story" (episode # 3.20) March 29, 1962
  • Thriller playing "Lester Clyne" in episode: "A Wig for Miss Devore" (episode # 2.19) January 29, 1962
  • The Untouchables playing "Marty Wilger" (as Bernie Fein) in episode: "Jigsaw" (episode # 3.7) November 23, 1961
  • 77 Sunset Strip playing "Sam Treynor" (as Bernie Fein) in episode: "The Missing Daddy Caper" (episode # 4.9) November 17, 1961
  • Alfred Hitchcock Presents playing "Marty" in episode: "Cop for a Day" (episode # 7.4) October 31, 1961
  • Cain's Hundred (as Bernie Fein) in episode: "Degrees of Guilt" (episode # 1.5) October 17, 1961
  • The Lawless Years playing "Bo" in episode: "The Sonny Rosen Story II" (episode # 3.2) May 19, 1961
  • Thriller playing "Stage Manager" in episode: "The Terror in Teakwood" (episode # 1.33) May 16, 1961
  • The Law and Mr. Jones in episode: "One By One" (episode # 1.28) May 5, 1961
  • Thriller in episode: "The Merriweather File" (episode # 1.21) February 14, 1961
  • The Untouchables playing "Richie" in episode: "Augie "The Banker" Ciamino" (episode # 2.17) February 9, 1961
  • Michael Shayne playing "Sid, Fat Thug" in episode: "The Badge" (episode # 1.17) January 27, 1961
  • Tallahassee 7000 playing "Vincent Aiello" in episode: "Meeting of the Mob"
  • COronado 9 playing "Frank Fishman" (as Bernie Fine) in episode: "Careless Joe" (episode # 1.13) November 29, 1960
  • Lawman in episode: "The Post" (episode # 3.8) November 6, 1960
  • The Man From Blackhawk playing "Renard" in episode: "Remember Me Not" (episode # 1.26) September 9, 1960
  • The Alaskans playing "Tom" in episode: "Heart of Gold" (episode # 1.30) May 1, 1960
  • M Squad in episode: "Let There Be Light" (episode # 3.29) April 5, 1960
  • Sea Hunt playing "Boss" in episode: "Expatriate's Return" (episode # 3.10) March 12, 1960
  • The Untouchables playing "Tim Harrington" (uncredited) in episode: "The St. Louis Story" (episode # 1.16) January 28, 1960
  • Mr. Lucky playing "Spanish Charley" in episode: "Aces Back to Back" (episode # 1.11) January 2, 1960
  • The Twilight Zone playing "Penell" in episode: "The Four of Us Are Dying" (episode # 1.13) January 1, 1960
  • Johnny Staccato playing "Ramsey" (as Bernie Fein) in episode: "The Unwise Men" (episode # 1.15) December 24, 1959
  • Naked City playing "Dasher" in episode: "Even Crows Sing Good" (episode # 1.16) January 13, 1959

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