December 23, 1920
New York City, U.S.
|Died||January 19, 2000
Port Jefferson, New York, U.S.
|Years active||1953 - 2000|
|Spouse(s)||June North (?-2000) (his death) (two daughters)|
North was born in Bronx, New York, and joined the United States Navy during the Second World War. After the war, he became a stage manager and made his Broadway debut in 1955 in Plain and Fancy.
His film career included roles in Plaza Suite (1971), Serpico (1973), The Formula (1980), Thief of Hearts (1984), Highlander (1986), Billy Galvin (1986), The Fourth Protocol (1987), Lean on Me (1989), See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989), Glory (1989) and The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996), but he is best remembered for playing Captain Ed Hocken in the 1982 television series Police Squad!. His last stage performance was in 1999 in Lake Hollywood.
- "Alan North, 79, Character Actor On Stage, Screen and Television". New York Times (The New York Times Company). 6 February 2000. p. 39. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 11 April 2009.
- "Alan North". Find A Grave. Retrieved October 4, 2012.
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