Eddie Hodges (b. 1947)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Advise and Consent.
Mental-health counselor; diplomate in clinical hypnosis.
Per a 2003 email from Mr. Hodges: "Both of my children are married and I have two wonderful grandchildren. I am [a] convert to the Catholic Church and live modestly in the country the way I have always wanted. I still write songs and am currently working on an autobiography and a novel. I keep in touch with a few friends from the business."
Left Hollywood following stint in U.S. Army in late 1960s.
Holds a bachelor's degree in psychology; a master's in counseling.
Appeared in the 1968 Elvis movie, Live a Little, Love a Little.
Charted in the early 1960s with four singles, including 1961's "I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door."
Worked as a songwriter, producer, music publisher and studio musician. Appeared on bills with likes of the Beach Boys, Bob Dylan and Chuck Berry.
Crooned the Academy Award-nominated song "High Hopes" with Frank Sinatra in 1959's A Hole in the Head.
Made his stage debut at age 10 in 1957 as Broadway's original Winthrop Paroo in The Music Man. The role was played in the 1962 film by Ron Howard.
Meeker Museum: Eddie Hodges
Hollywood Teen Movies: Eddie Hodges Interview
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