He grew stubble, carried a can of beer, put a wad of chewing tobacco into his mouth, and claimed to be from a small town in Georgia. He got the part. Tom Wopat Luke Duke has made some success in the music business, releasing albums and touring since When the show was canceled, Wopat held the 1 slot in the Billboard country chart. Sorrel Brooke, who played Boss Hogg, was a great intellect.
A classically trained Shakespearean actor, he was a graduate of Columbia and Yale and fluent in five languages. His belly was also fake -- Brooke wore a padded suit to give him the extra girth that he needed to play the rotund Hogg. James Bes t grew up in poverty and from a broken family to become a phenomenally successful actor by the time that he was cast as Sheriff Roscoe P.
He worked as an accomplished acting teacher for decades and provided instruction to, among other actors, Burt Reynolds, Clint Eastwood, Farrah Fawcett, and Quentin Tarantino, as well as less famous students while serving as a professor at the University of Mississippi.
In his spare time, he acquired a black belt in karate and now paints warning: auto-sound. Ben Jones Cooter Davenport was a member of Congress from to In an interview with Billy Rae Bates, Jones said:. The original plan was to have Daisy wear a miniskirt. The first five episodes were shot in northern Georgia.
Street scenes for the county seat are actually from Covington, Georgia , which has a small Dukes of Hazzard museum in the back of the A Touch of Country cafe. The rest of the show was filmed in California. This, they thought, must be in the show. After the first season, it distressed producer Gy Waldron that the cast was entirely white. So in subsequent seasons, visiting federal agents that investigated Boss Hogg were black, as was the sheriff of the adjoining Chickasaw County. Eventually, Wopat, Schneider, and the studio compromised and resolved their dispute.
They returned before the fifth season was over. In , it attracted about 25, people. Among its occasional features were stunt drivers jumping and demolishing General Lee replicas. The show used about General Lees, because usually one was destroyed in each episode as a result of the stunt work. So its employees left notes on the windshields of Chargers in grocery store parking lots offering to buy the cars. Video Link. When the show ended, Warner Bros. It invited a fan named Wayne Wooten to set up a non-profit corporation to distribute the leftovers to dedicated fans, provided that the fans never charge money for public appearances of these cars.
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