Saturday, January 19, 2008

Allan Melvin 1922-2008

To us children of television Allan Melvin was best known for playing Sam the Butcher on The The Brady Bunch , Barney Hefner All in the Family and later Archie Bunker's Place and the voice of Magilla Gorilla. Mr. Melvin died of cancer Thursday at his home in the Brentwood, he was 84.

Melein's favorate role was as Cpl. Henshaw on the The Phil Silvers Show.The above video is from a stage production of Phil Silver's classic sitcom.

Good Night Mr. Melvin

In Solidarity

Tony Figueroa

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