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Tom Hatten out at KNX

Tom and PopeyeLongtime L.A. radio and television personality Tom Hatten left KNX Friday after delivering the entertainment report for many years. He became familiar to a generation of Southern California kids as the sailor-hatted, easel-manning host of the Popeye cartoons on KTLA. His eclectic television credits include the "I Shot 86 Today" episode of "Get Smart," where he played Fargo. He later hosted the Family Film Festival on Channel 5. L.A. Radio, PRLosAngelesMediaMoves, IMDB.com

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