Larry Hovis
Date of Birth
Feb 20, 1936
Birth Place:
Wapato, WA


Though he would eventually rise to fame as demolitions expert Sgt. Carter on the classic comedy series Hogan's Heroes, singer/actor Larry Hovis originally came into show business as a singer. A Washington native who was raised in Texas, Hovis vocalized with his sister Joan before joining the popular Houston quartet the Mascots in the 1950s. Coming in first in a local talent contest earned the...