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Huntz Hall
Born Henry Richard Hall
August 15, 1919(1919-08-15)
New York, New York, U.S.
Died January 30, 1999 (aged 79)
North Hollywood, California, U.S.
Other name(s) Huntz Hall
Occupation Actor
Years active 1937—1993
Spouse(s) Leslie Wright

Henry Richard "Huntz" Hall (August 15, 1919 – January 30, 1999) was an American radio, theatrical, and motion picture performer perhaps best known for his acting in the "Dead End Kids" movies, such as Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)

Huntz Hall later played the increasingly buffoonish Horace Debussy "Sach" Jones in 48 "Bowery Boys" entries, graduating to top billing when Leo Gorcey left the series in 1955.

He appeared in films not associated with the comedy team, such as his portrayal of Pvt. Carraway in the war film, A Walk in the Sun, in 1945.

Hall died from congestive heart failure at the age of 79 in North Hollywood, California. He is interred in a niche at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena, California.

Hall was married three times and is survived by one son.

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Henry "Huntz" Hall (August 15 1919 - January 30 1999) was a well-known American actor. He was best known as Dippy in the Dead End Kids series. He made 78 movies.

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