James Hampton, who played the bumbling bugler Hannibal Dobbs onF Troop, the prison inmate Caretaker in the originalThe Longest Yardand Michael J.
Fox's furry father inTeen Wolf, has died. He was 84. Hampton died Wednesdayat his home in Fort Worth, Texas, of complications from Parkinson’s disease, a family spokesperson said.
Hampton was great pals with Burt Reynolds — the two first met on a 1963 episode ofGunsmoke— and they were castmates inThe Man Who Loved Cat Dancing(1973),The Longest Yard(1974),W.W.Read more on hollywoodreporter.com