Dwayne Bernard Hickman (born May 18, 1934) is a former American actor and television executive at CBS.
He is known primarily for his 'teenage' actor roles on TV sitcoms. The naturally brown-headed Hickman is best known for playing Chuck MacDonald, Bob Collins's (played by Bob Cummings) crazy teenaged nephew, on the popular 1950s series, The Bob Cummings Show (a.k.a. Love That Bob), and the blond title character in The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis.
Born in Los Angeles, California, Hickman is the younger brother of child actor Darryl Hickman. One of his earliest screen roles was an appearance in the 1942 Our Gang comedy Melodies Old and New. He and Darryl co-starred in an early episode of the syndicated military drama Men of Annapolis, filmed at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. As a teenager, he and Darryl also guest-starred in the same episode of The Lone Ranger.
Hickman gained wide notice when he played a regular role as Bob Cummings's character's nephew, Chuck, on the NBC situation comedy The Bob Cummings Show in 1955. At the time, Hickman was a student at Loyola University (now known as Loyola Marymount University) in Los Angeles. Hickman became one of the