Howard Hesseman

American actor

Howard Hesseman

Facts of Howard Hesseman

Name Howard Hesseman
Date of Birth February 27, 1940
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Gender Male
Birth Country Lebanon, OR, United States of America
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Acor
Net worth $5 million
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date (m. 1989)
Spouse Caroline Ducrocq, Catherine Maison (m. 1965–1974)
Children Not Yet
Hair Color Silver-Brown
Eye Color Grey
Height 5 feet 11 Inch
Father George Henry Hesseman
Mother Edna Forster
Education University of Oregon
Movies Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment
TV Show WKRP in Cincinnati, Head of the Class

Howard Hesseman is an American actor best known for his appearance in the WKRP TV show in Cincinnati, for which he has been awarded two Primetime Emmy Awards. In the film Police Academy 2, Their First Assignment, the actor also appeared.        

 Howard Hesseman was born in Lebanon, Oregon, United States, on 27 February 1940. It belongs to white ethnic groups and is American. He’s the son of George Henry Hesseman and Edna Forster.

 He lives five years living with his parents and shifted with his mother and stepfather. Howard completed his high school at Silverton High School in 1958. He then graduated from the University of Oregon.  

Howard’s Married Life

Howard has married three times. At first, on September 24, 1960, he tied the knot with Karen Sainstsure. His first marriage lasted a year and divorced in 1961.

He lived with Catherine House for some time after his divorce and exchanged marriage vows on 3 May 1965. His second marriage, however, lasted longer than his first marriage, but unfortunately ended with a divorce in 1974.

Howard Hesseman and wife  Caroline Ducrocq
Howard Hesseman and wife  Caroline Ducrocq married in 1989

Hesseman was again married on 22 July 1989 to the actress Caroline Ducrocq. Since then, the pair have been together. The actor doesn’t have children from his relationships.

Howard’s Successful Life

Howard appeared on TV under the pseudonym Don Sturdy. In this case, he played a hippie named Jesse Chaplin, editor of an underground newspaper, in one episode from Dragnet in 1968. He was a panelist on the TV show opposite Sgt. Friday and Officer Gannon in this Dragnet season.

Howard played a minor part in two episodes of the Andy Griffith Show in the final season. Howard debates with Emmett Clark (Paul Hartman), who runs the town council against Ken Berry in the “Sam for Town Council” episode.

He plays the character Harry saw fishing tackles being prepared outside a sports store, and he complains about the poorness of fishing at a nearby fishing spot to Emmett. In return for Harry’s favor, Emmett agrees to store a large perch pond.

Harry decides to help Emmett in the race and wears a campaign pin. Howard, who is also named Don Strong, plays the Counterboy, serving Goober and his old business school opponent Roy Swanson, played by Noam Pitlik, in the episode “Goober Goes to Auto Show.” Hesseman appeared several times as Mr. Plager, a member of the Bob Newhart Show group therapy group, later identified as gay.

Harry agrees to support Emmett and wears a pin for the initiative. Howard, also named Don Strong, plays Counterboy, in the episode “Goober Goes to Auto Show,” representing Goober and his old business school rival Roy Swanson played by Noam Pitlik.

Hesseman appeared many times as Mr. Plager, later known as a Lesbian, part of the counseling community for the Bob Newhart Show. Also, read about Actor Huey Lewis’s career in movies.

Total Fortune – $5 Million

In 2022, Howard has a net worth of more than $5 million gained from a prosperous acting career. Howard lived in a house of four bedrooms and four bathrooms in a home of 3,345 sq ft, which he sold in January 2006 for $3.525 million.

Since 1968 he has been in the film industry and has also acted in several movies throughout his career. As he continues his efforts, his wealth is expected to continue to rise.

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