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Robert Clary, last of the “Hogan’s Heroes” stars, dies at 96
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Robert Clary, last of the “Hogan’s Heroes” stars, dies at 96

Robert Clary, a French-born survivor of Nazi concentration camps during World War II who played a feisty prisoner of war in the improbable 1960s sitcom "Hogan's Heroes," has died. He was 96.Clary died Wednesday of natural causes at his home in the Los Angeles area, niece Brenda Hancock said Thursday."He never let those horrors defeat him," Hancock said of Clary's wartime experience as a youth. "He never let them take the joy out of his life. He tried to spread that joy to others through his singing and his dancing and his painting." When he recounted his life to students, he told them, "Don't ever hate," Hancock said. "He didn't let hate overcome the beauty in this world.""Hogan's Heroes," in which Allied soldiers in a POW camp bested their cl...