Cohen (January 2, 1928 – December 28, 1993), who performed as Howard
Caine, was a popular character actor, probably best known as Gestapo
agent Major Hochstetter in the television series Hogan's Heroes.
Caine was born in Nashville, Tennessee but moved to New York at age
thirteen. It was there that he began to study acting. He was able
to lose his Southern accent, and mastered many foreign and regional
dialects. He served in World War II , joining the United States Navy
fighting the Japanese in Pacific theater. After the war, he studied
drama at Columbia University.
He was in several Broadway shows, and had many film and television
appearances, including a turn as Charles Manson's attorney Irving
Kanarek (called "Everett Scoville" for the production) in
the 1976 TV movie Helter Skelter.
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