Bob Hastings was an American actor born in 1925 in Brooklyn, New York. Hastings was well known for his role as Lt. Elroy Carpenter on the ABC sitcom McHale’s Navy. He also appeared on shows such as Green Acres, Hennesey, Room for One More, Car 54, Where Are You?, and Window on Main Street. Hastings provided voice work for cartoons such Batman: The Animated Series, Clue Club, and Superman: The Animated Series. In 2014, he passed away from prostate cancer in Burbank, California. He was married to Joan Rice-Hastings and had four children.