Kenneth Washington

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Kenneth Washington
Born (1946-10-19) October 19, 1946 (age 69)
Nationality American
Occupation Actor
Years active 1947–present
Known for

Kenneth Washington (born October 19, 1946) is a television and film actor who is best remembered for playing Sergeant Richard Baker on the final season of Hogan's Heroes and as Officer Miller on Adam-12. He is one of the last two surviving principal cast members of Hogan's Heroes, with Robert Clary.

Life and career[edit]

Washington was born on October 19, 1946. In 1947, he had an uncredited role as Achille in the film The Foxes of Harrow. Washington again was uncredited in 1956's The Birds and the Bees.

Washington started his long TV career in 1968 in the American children's drama series, Daktari, that aired on CBS. "Daktari" is Swahili for "doctor." He had a recurring role in Adam-12 as Officer Miller. Washington is remembered by Star Trek fans in the episode "That Which Survives" as John B. Watkins. In 1969, he guest starred in a season 5 episode of Hogan's Heroes. In 1970, Washington was cast as a series regular on Hogan's Heroes. He is one of the last two surviving principal cast members of Hogan's Heroes, with Robert Clary. He had several guest starring roles throughout the 1970s. In 1989, Washington guest starred on A Different World.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1947 The Foxes of Harrow Achille Uncredited
1956 The Birds and the Bees Native Uncredited

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1967 Daktari Sergeant Episode: "Miracle in the Jungle" (S 3:Ep 17)
1968 My Three Sons Black Corporal Episode: "Dear Enemy" (S 8:Ep 23)
1968–1969 Adam-12 Officer Miller 8 episodes
1968 Dragnet 1967 Officer Bill Bray Episode: "Robbery - DR-15" (S 3:Ep 7)
1968 That Girl Mr. Fern Episode: "Should All our Old Acquaintances be Forgot" (S 3:Ep 13)
1969 Petticoat Junction William R. 'Bill' Blake Episode: "By the Book" (S 6:Ep 26)
1969 Star Trek John B. Watkins Episode: "That Which Survives" (S 3:Ep 17)
1969 The Name of the Game Vincent Andrade Episode: "The Suntan Mob" (S 1:Ep 20)
1969–1971 Hogan's Heroes Sgt. Richard Baker
  • Guest star; Episode: "The Empty Parachute" (S 5:Ep 11)
  • Main cast member for season 6
1970 Marcus Welby, M.D. Billy Kincaid Episode: "The Soft Phrase of Peace" (S 1:Ep 15)
1971 O'Hara, U.S. Treasury Marv Dixon Episode: "Operation: Time-Fuse" (S 1:Ep 5)
1972 Hec Ramsey Cato Wilkins Episode: "Hangman's Wages" (S 1:Ep 2)
1973 Westworld Technician
1975 Police Story Neeley's Partner Episode: "The Cut Man Caper" (S 3:Ep 5)
1975 The Rockford Files Guard Episode: "2 Into 5.56 Won't Go" (S 2:Ep 10)
1981 Our Family Business Harry
1982 Money on the Side Detective White
1989 A Different World Mercer Gilbert Episode: "For Whom the Jingle Bell Tolls" (S 3:Ep 10)

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