Why did Ivan Dixon leave "Hogan's Heroes"?


Ivan Dixon left the 60s show 'Hogan's Heroes' because he felt his talents weren't being used. He played a POW, Staff Sgt Ivan Kinchloe. Since the stories often had the prisoners escaping the camp to run covert missions and then returning, Dixon, who is black, had a limited role in the show. The series ran from 1965-1971 and Dixon was a cast member from 1965-1970.
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Dixon decided to leave the popular sitcom, after 145 episodes and 5
It was never made known why he left the show, and they didn't explained on the show what happened to his character of Kinchlo.
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