Lawrence Kenneth Pennell (February 21, 1928 – August 28, 2013) was an American television and film actor, often remembered for his role as "Dash Riprock" in the television series The Beverly Hillbillies. His career spanned half a century, including starring in the first-run syndicated adventure series Ripcord in the leading role of Paradiver Theodore (Ted) McKeever, as well as playing Keith Holden in the television series Lassie. He was also a baseball player, playing on scholarship for the University of Southern California and later professionally for the Boston Braves organization.
Larry Pennell was born on February 21, 1928 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, USA as Lawrence Kenneth Pennell. He was an actor, known for Bubba Ho-Tep (2002), Quantum Leap (1989) and Our Man in Jamaica (1965). He was married to Patricia Throop. He died on August 28, 2013 in the USA.