Hardy Rawls

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Hardy Rawls
Born (1952-11-18) November 18, 1952 (age 65)
Sanford, Florida, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1985–present

Hardy Rawls (born November 18, 1952) is an American character actor. His most notable role was as "Dad" Don Wrigley on the Nickelodeon television series The Adventures of Pete & Pete. His first role was in the film D.A.R.Y.L. as baseball coach "Bull McKenzie."

He portrayed "Ol' Lonely" (the "lonely" Maytag Repairman) beginning in 2003, having taken the place of Gordon Jump. Maytag announced on April 2, 2007 that he was being replaced by Clay Earl Jackson of Richmond, VA. He has also made guest appearances on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

Rawls is 1974 graduate of Seminole State College of Florida.

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Preceded by
Gordon Jump
Maytag Repairman
Succeeded by
Clay Earl Jackson