Alan Hale, Jr. was an American film and television actor, best known for his role as Skipper on the popular sitcom Gilligan's Island. Hale was the lookalike son of popular supporting film actor Alan Hale, Sr. Hale was born Alan Hale Mackahan in Los Angeles, California. His father was character actor, Alan Hale, Sr. , and his mother was silent film actress, Gretchen Hartman . Appearing in over 235 films, his father had a successful screen career both as a leading man in silent films and as a supporting actor in sound movies. While his father was adapting to sound films, Hale, Jr., began his...
|Birthdate:||March 8, 1921|
|Birthplace:||Los Angeles, California|
|Date of death:||January 2, 1990|
|Also known as:||Alan Hale Mackahan Jr., Alan Hale, Alan Hale Mackahan, Jr.|