Richard Douglas Hurst is an American actor who portrayed Deputy Cletus Hogg, Boss Hogg's cousin, in the 1980 to 1983 seasons of The Dukes of Hazzard as well as The Dukes of Hazzard: Reunion! In 1997 and The Dukes of Hazzard: Hazzard in Hollywood in 2000. He also starred as Earl, the chef in the short-lived Bea Arthur series Amanda's. He appeared in many movies, including The Karate Kid Part III (1989) as the Announcer. He makes numerous appearances at various Dukes of Hazzard events and at Cooters in Nashville and Gatlinburg, Tennessee. He also has made appearances at The World Of Wheels in Birmingham, Alabama.