King Moody

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King Moody
Born(1929-12-06)December 6, 1929
DiedFebruary 7, 2001(2001-02-07) (aged 71)
OccupationActor, comedian
Years active1959–1992
Notable work
Get Smart
Rachel Rosenthal
(m. 1960; div. 1979)

Jacqueline L. Larson
(m. 1981; div. 1984)

Robert "King" Moody (December 6, 1929 – February 7, 2001) was an American actor and comedian, best known for playing Shtarker in the television series Get Smart.[1] He also played Ronald McDonald in a series of McDonald's commercials from the 1970s and 1980s, and the spaceship captain in Teenagers From Outer Space and other roles in some 40 movies and television episodes including Bonanza, The Bob Newhart Show, CHiPs, Combat!, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Dragnet and Sea Hunt.

He was born on December 6, 1929 in New York City. Moody died February 7, 2001 in Tarzana, California.

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  1. ^ Terrace, Vincent (2011). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010 (2nd ed.). Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. p. 386. ISBN 978-0-7864-6477-7.

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