Robert Clary

Robert Clary
Real name
Robert Max Widerman
March 1, 1926
Clary started his professional career in music at the age of 12, singing on French radio. At age 16, because he was Jewish, Clary was sent to a concentration camp. He was liberated when Buchenwald was taken by American forces in April, 1945, and Clary resumed his career as a singer. In late-1949, Clary came to the United States on the strength of his recordings, but ended up appearing on television and in Broadway musicals. Clary has also acted in film. His best known role is Corporal LeBeau on the American sitcom "Hogan's Heroes", which ran for six seasons. He is the last surviving member of the "Hogan's Heroes" cast and is again living in Paris. Clary has recorded several albums of show tunes.


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