Dwayne Hickman dies aged 87

DWAYNE Hickman, star of the 1960s sitcom The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, has died after battling Parkinson’s disease.

Hickman made a name for himself playing teenage characters on Dobie Gillis and also on The Bob Cummings Show.

Hickman 87 years old


Hickman 87 years oldCredit: Getty Images

According to Hickman’s publicist Harlan Boll, the actor died of complications related to Parkinson’s disease.

Dobie Gillis’ Many Lovers is a popular CBS comedy series, which ran from 1959-1963.

Hickman is famous for playing the main character who often covets the prettiest girls in school.

In addition to his television work, Hickman has appeared in a number of films throughout this career.

He played a con man in 1965’s Cat Ballou alongside Oscar winners Lee Marvin and Jane Fonda and also appeared in several beach party films.

Hickman’s brother, Darryl, was also an actor in his youth before moving on to other business ventures.

Hickman is married to Joan Roberts, with whom he shares a son, Albert. Dwayne Hickman dies aged 87


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