Sorrell graduated from high school when he was only 16.
Sorrell was a lieutenant in the U.S. Army.
Sorrell received an Emmy nomination for his guest starring role in Dr. Kildare in the episode, "What's God to Julius?"
Sorrell is buried in the Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, California.
Sorrell got divorced from his wife in 1971.
Sorrell studied at Yale and Columbia Universities and mastered five languages.
Sorrell was 5'6".
Sorrell was the son of a local physician.
He was encouraged from an early age to entertain his relatives with jokes, songs, and imitations.
Booke had two children Alexandra and Nicholas, and he also has a brother named Fred.
His tombstone reads: Beloved Pa, Grandpa, Brother and Boss.
He once conducted the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.
Not only did Sorrell Booke star in The Dukes of Hazzard but he also directed a few of the episodes.
In the episode, "Baa, Baa, White Sheep," Sorrell Booke is credited both as playing Boss Hogg as per-usual on the opening credits, and as Special Guest Star playing Abraham Lincoln Hogg on the closing credits.
Sorrell had to wear a fat suit to play Boss Hogg on The Dukes of Hazzard.