1930 – Born in Buffalo, New York, on the 4th of January.
Earned Emmy nomination for his appearance in the TV series, Dr. Kildare in "What’s God to Julius?"
1966 – Starred in Mission: Impossible from the first season.
1979-1985 – Appeared in television series "The Dukes of Hazzard" as Jefferson Davis "Boss" Hogg.
1994 – Died of colorectal cancer on 11th of February in Sherman Oaks, California at age 64.
Booke had two children Alexandra and Nicholas, and he also has a brother named Fred.