Former 'General Hospital' Actor Bob Hastings Has Died at age 89, Brother of 'As the World Turns' Star Don Hastings
Posted by Roger Newcomb
July 1, 2014
Bob Hastings died on Monday, according to Serial Scoop. He was 89.
Soap opera fans remember Hastings best for his role as Capt. Burt Ramsey on ABC's General Hospital from 1979-1986. He also appeared in The Edge of Night and Kitty Foyle.
Hastings other popular television roles included Captain Binghamton's yes-man Lieutenant Elroy Carpenter on McHale's Navy and Tommy Kelsey on All in the Family.
Hastings has also done much voice work, including roles in The Munsters, The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure cartoons in the 1960s and, in recent years, the voice of Commissioner Gordon on the animated Batman: The Animated Series cartoons.
Hastings was the older brother of As the World Turns star Don Hastings (Bob Hughes).
Born: 4/18/1925, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.
Died: 6/30/2014, Burbank, California, U.S.A.
Bob Hastings' westerns – actor:
Gunsmoke (TV) – 1961, 1962 (Bill Craig, Whip)
The Tall Man (TV) – 1962 (J.S. Chase)
Hec Ramsey (TV) – 1974 (Jack King)
The Quest (TV) – 1976 (Ed Claiborne)