Character actor Harry Hickox worked on radio, television, stage, and in a few feature films of the 1950s and 1960s. Born in Big Spring, TX, Hickox found his first professional work on the radio, in post-WWII Hollywood. His Broadway credits include a role as the anvil salesman in The Music Man, a part he would reprise in the 1962 film version. He made his film debut in The Scarlet Hour (1956) and went on to appear in a variety of 1960s features, including the Elvis Presley vehicle Speedway (1968) and The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1964), opposite Don Knotts. On television, Hickox played Sgt. King in No Time for Sergeants (1964-1965) and Herb Thornton in Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1965-1966). He also guest starred in numerous series.