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Playing Commando 1 in an early Hogan's Heroes' episode

Jim Begg, also know as Williams James Beggs, (March 2, 1938 (Battle Creek, Michigan) — February 15, 2008 (Los Angeles, California)) was an American character actor and producer who was mainly active from the 1960s to the early-1980s. Beggs was born in Battle Creek, Michigan before moving to California. He has appeared in such television shows as Bewitched, Gunsmoke, The Andy Griffith Show, Mayberry R.F.D., Love, American Style, I Dream of Jeannie, WKRP in Cincinnati and Happy Days, as well as such animated cartoon shows as Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo, Bailey's Comets and Cattanooga Cats and one episode of the 1960s-era sitcom, Hogan's Heroes.

Beggs died in Los Angeles on February 15, 2008.

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Notable TV Guest Appearances Edit

  • Disneyland playing "Dydee Driver" in episode: "The Cat from Outer Space, Part 2" (episode # 28.17) 30 January 1981
  • Disneyland playing "Dydee Driver" in episode: "The Cat from Outer Space, Part 1" (episode # 28.16) 6 January 1981
  • Happy Days playing "Bellhop" in episode: "No Tell Motel" (episode # 8.1) 11 November 1980
  • WKRP in Cincinnati playing "Bartender" in episode: "Never Leave Me, Lucille" (episode # 1.15) 5 March 1979
  • Bailey's Comets playing "Wheelie" (voice) in episode: "Episode #1.4" (episode # 1.4) 30 September 1973
  • Bailey's Comets playing "Wheelie" (voice) in episode: "Episode #1.3" (episode # 1.3) 23 September 1973
  • Bailey's Comets playing "Wheelie" (voice) in episode: "Rahja and Out/Ghost of a Clue" (episode # 1.2) 16 September 1973
  • Bailey's Comets playing "Wheelie" (voice) in episode: "Skateroo to the Carlsbad Clue!/To Win or Toulouse" 9 September 1973
  • Temperatures Rising playing "Shopkeeper" in episode: "RX: Nose Job" (episode # 1.21) 20 February 1973
  • The Good Life playing "Photographer" in episode: "Butterfield Ate" (episode # 1.2) 11 December 1971
  • Love, American Style playing "Actor" in episode: "Love and the Rug" (episode # 2.20) 12 February 1971
  • Petticoat Junction playing "Employee" in episode: "The Golden Spike Ceremony" (episode # 7.13) 20 December 1969
  • I Dream of Jeannie playing "Lieutenant" in episode: "Jeannie's Beauty Cream" (episode # 5.5) 14 October 1969
  • Disneyland playing "Baker" in episode: "My Dog, the Thief, Part 2" (episode # 16.3) 28 September 1969
  • Disneyland playing "Baker" in episode: "My Dog, the Thief, Part 1" (episode # 16.2) 21 September 1969
  • Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. playing "Chester" in episode: "The Short Voyage Home" (episode # 5.24) 14 March 1969
  • Mayberry R.F.D. playing "Joe" in episode: "Sam, the Expert Farmer" (episode # 1.20) 17 Febuary 1969
  • The Mothers-in-Law playing "Delivery boy" in episode: "The Matador Makes a Movie" (episode # 2.7) 27 October 1968
  • The Mothers-in-Law playing "The steward" in episode: "A Little Pregnancy Goes a Long Way (episode # 2.3) 29 September 1968
  • The Mothers-in-Law playing "Jerry's Night Out with the Boys" (episode # 1.27) 24 March 1968
  • The Andy Griffith Show playing "Man" in episode: "Opie's Drugstore Job" (episode # 8.19) 15 January 1968
  • The Mothers-in-Law playing "Mail Room Boy" in episode: "Everybody Wants to Be a Writer" (episode # 1.16) 31 December 1967
  • The Andy Griffith Show playing "Charles Keyes" in episode: "Aunt Bee, the Juror" (episode # 8.7) 23 October 1967
  • Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre playing "Actor" in episode: "Verdict for Terror" (episode # 4.20) 29 March 1967
  • That Girl playing "Tom" in episode: "A Tenor' Loving Care" (episode # 1.24) 23 February 1967
  • Love on a Rooftop playing "Gribben" in episode: "Dave's Night Out" (episode # 1.12) 29 November 1966
  • Bewitched playing "Peterson" in episode: "Dangerous Diaper Dan" (episode # 3.8) 3 November 1966
  • Bewitched playing "Morgan" in episode: "Twitch or Treat" (episode # 3.7) 27 October 1966
  • Occasional Wife playing "Photographer" in episode: "I Do, We Don't" (episode # 1.5) 11 October 1966
  • Summer Fun playing "Lookout" in episode: "Pirates of Flounder Bay" 26 August 1966
  • Peyton Place playing "Arthur Crain" in episode: "Episode #2.108" (episode # 2.108) 24 May 1966
  • Insight (as James Beggs) playing "McWilliams" in episode: "The Hate Syndrome" 13 May 1966
  • The Andy Griffith Show playing "Young Man" in episode: "The County Clerk" (episode # 6.26) 14 March 1966
  • Gunsmoke (as Jim Beggs) playing "Jace" in episode: "Killer at Large" (episode # 11.20) 5 February 1966
  • The Farner's Daughter playing "Norton" in episode: "Katy in a Capsule" (episode # 3.20) 4 February 1966
  • I Dream of Jeannie playing "Ronnie" in episode: "The Moving Fingers" (episode # 1.9) 13 November 1965
  • Hogan's Heroes (as James Beggs) playing "Commando #1" in episode: "Kommandant of the Year" (episode # 1.3) 1 October 1965
  • Camp Runamuck playing "Counselor" in episode: "Who Stole My Bathtib?" (episode # 1.1) 17 September 1965
  • The Farner's Daughter playing "Clemens" in episode: "Never Listen to Rumors" (episode # 2.31) 30 April 1965
  • Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. playing "2nd Private" in episode: "Old Man Carter" (episode # 1.23) 26 February 1965
  • The Farner's Daughter playing "Assistant Director" in episode: "The Oscar Hummingbird Story" (episode # 2.18) 15 January 1965
  • The Patty Duke Show playing "Eddie" in episode: "Patty, the Foster Mother" (episode # 1.31) 15 April 1964
  • The Patty Duke Show playing "Waiter" in episode: "The Friendship Bit" (episode # 1.29) 8 April 1964
  • The Forest Rangers (as James Beggs) playing "Stu" in episode: "Buck Fever" (episode # 2.30) 1963
  • The Forest Rangers (as James Beggs) playing "Sammy" in episode: "The Pitfall" (episode # 1.28) 1963
  • Playdate playing "Wally" in episode: "Some Talk of Alexander" 5 March 1962
  • Encounters playing "Actor" in episode: "The Man Who Stole the Blarney Stone" 13 March 1960

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