James Hampton, Bumbling ‘F Troop’ Bugler, Dies at 84

James Hampton, Bumbling ‘F Troop’ Bugler, Dies at 84

James Hampton, a character actor who achieved some level of sitcom immortality in one of his earliest roles, incompetent trumpeter Hannibal Dobbs on the 1960s series “F Troop,” died Wednesday at his home in Trophy Club, Texas. He was 84 years old. Linda McAlister, his agent, said the cause was complications from Parkinson’s disease. Mr. … Read more