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Sorrell Booke

Sorrell Booke

Sorrell Booke (born January 4, 1930 in Buffalo, New York; died February 11, 1994 in Sherman Oaks, California) was an American actor best known for his role as the heavyset, corrupt politician Jefferson Davis Boss Hogg in the television show The Dukes of Hazzard.

Fluent in five languages, Booke attended Columbia and Yale Universities and served in the Korean War as a counterintelligence officer. Booke had parts in noteworthy 1960s films such as Black Like Me and A Fine Madness before transitioning to focus primarily on television parts in the 1970s and voice acting in the 1980s and 1990s. He succumbed to cancer in 1994.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Sorrell Booke Facts

BirthdayJanuary 4, 1930
BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, USA
Date of deathFebruary 11, 1994 (age 64)

Selected Filmography

The Dukes of Hazzard: The Complete TV Series
One Armed Bandits
What's Up, Doc?
Dukes of Hazzard: Season 1
The Dukes of Hazzard: Season 2
Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers
Freaky Friday
The Other Side of Midnight
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