Tom Hatten

American actor (1926-2019)

Tom Hatten (November 14, 1926 – March 16, 2019) was an American radio and television personality and actor. He was known as the long-time host of The Popeye Show (originally The Pier Point 5 Club) and Family Film Festival on KTLA Channel 5. He appeared as Captain Murdock in several episodes of the television show Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., and had a minor role as an officer in three episodes of Hogan's Heroes.

Tom Hatten
A photo of Tom Hatten in 2013
Hatten in November 15, 2013
Born(1926-11-14)November 14, 1926
DiedMarch 16, 2019(2019-03-16) (aged 92)
OccupationActor, TV Kids' Show Host, Radio Broadcaster

Hatten died on March 16, 2019 in Los Angeles, California at the age of 92.[1]


  1. Bennett, Anita (March 17, 2019). "Tom Hatten Dies: Former 'Popeye and Friends' & 'Family Film Festival' Host Was 92". Deadline. Retrieved March 19, 2019.

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