Allan John Melvin was an American character actor who appeared in several television shows including the recurring roles of Corporal Henshaw on The Phil Silvers Show; Sergeant Hacker on Gomer Pyle, USMC; Alice’s boyfriend Sam the Butcher on The Brady Bunch; and Archie Bunker’s friend Barney Hefner on All in the Family and Archie Bunker’s Place.

His only Disney roles included additional voices in the DuckTales episode "Bermuda Triangle Tangle", Herald in the Adventures of the Gummi Bears episodes "Music Hath Charms" and "Dress for Success", and Warden Slammer in the TaleSpin episode "Gruel and Unusual Punishment".