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Born February 18, 1923
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Died January 17, 2008 (aged 84)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause of death Cancer
Occupation Actor, Voice actor, Impressionist
Years active 1951–1994
Allan John Melvin (February 18, 1923 – January 17, 2008) was an American character actor who appeared in several television shows including the recurring roles of Corporal Henshaw on The Phil Silvers Show; Sergeant Hacker on Gomer Pyle, USMC; Alice’s boyfriend Sam the Butcher on The Brady Bunch; and Archie Bunker’s friend Barney Hefner on All in the Family and Archie Bunker’s Place.