Hal Fryar aka 'Harlow Hickenlooper' dies at age 90

Indianapolis TV host
Posted at 5:35 PM, Jun 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-26 17:35:36-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- Hal Fryar, who gained fame as "Harlow Hickenlooper", the host of The Three Stooges show on Channel 6, died Sunday at the age of 90, according to his official website.

Fryar served as the host for the children's show on WFMB-TV that ran from 1960 to 1972.

He was also the host for several other children's shows over his 43 years in local television.

In 1965, Fryar was cast in the original Three Stooges movie, "The Outlaws is Coming."

He was inducted into the Indiana Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame in 2008.

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