Chuck Connors Actor

Chuck connors

Kevin Joseph "Chuck" Connors (April 10, 1921 – November 10, 1992) was an American actor, writer, and professional basketball and baseball player. His best-known role from his forty-year film career was Lucas McCain in the 1960s ABC hit Western series The Rifleman. Connors was born Kevin Joseph Connors in Brooklyn, New York, second of two children and only son of Allan and Marcella Connors, emigrants from the Dominion of Newfoundland. He was raised Roman Catholic and served as an altar boy at the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn. His sister found out Connors didn't like his first name and was looking at a number of possible first-name changes: he tried out "Lefty" and "Stretch" before settling on "Chuck", because while playing first base, he would always yell, "Chuck it to me, baby, chuck it to me!" to the pitcher. The rest of his teammates and fans soon caught on and the name stuck. He loved the Dodgers despite their losing record during the 1930s.

Personal details

Date of birth
April 10th, 1921
Place of birth
Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
Nationality
United States of America
Date of death
November 10th, 1992 at age of 71
Place of death
Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Cause of death
Pneumonia
Religion
Catholicism
Places lived
Brooklyn , New York
pop. 2,592,149 (2013)

Family

Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children

Education

1. Seton Hall University Colleges/University

Seton Hall University is a private Roman Catholic university in South Orange, New Jersey, United States. Founded in 1856 by Archbishop James Roosevelt Bayley, Seton Hall is the oldest diocesan university in the United States. Seton Hall is also the oldest and largest Catholic university in the State of New Jersey. The university is known for its programs in business, law, education, nursing, and diplomacy.

Institution info

Type University
Endowment
2012. 224 mil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1856
Headquarters
400 South Orange Avenue, 07079 - South Orange, New Jersey
Undergraduates
2012. 5,497
2010. 5,301
2009. 5,209
Postgraduates
2012. 4,333
2010. 4,535
Acceptance rate
2012. 84.0 %
2010. 85.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 33.7 K $
2010. 29.9 K $
Official web page www.shu.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Seton Hall University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1975., Actor
b. 1953., Actor
b. 1958., Actor
b. 1951., Actor
b. 1935., Actor
b. 1920., Baseball Outfielder
b. 1919., Baseball Pitcher
b. 1922., Writer

2. Adelphi University Colleges/University

Adelphi University is a private, nonsectarian university located in Garden City, in Nassau County, New York, United States. It is the oldest institution of higher education on Long Island. For the sixth year, Adelphi University has been named a “Best Buy” in higher education by the Fiske Guide to Colleges. The university was also named a 2010 Best College in the Northeastern Region by The Princeton Review. The institution was awarded the 2010 Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The U.S. News & World Report ranked Adelphi University as #152 among Tier 1 National Universities.

Type Private school
Endowment
2010. 106 mil. $
Institution colors
Founded
June 24th, 1896
Headquarters
1 South Avenue, 11530 - Garden City, New York
Undergraduates
2010. 4,939
2009. 4,954
Postgraduates
2010. 2,978
Acceptance rate
2010. 69.0 %
Local tuition
2010. 25.5 K $
Official web page www.adelphi.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Adelphi University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1974., Actor
b. 1958., Actor
b. 1962., Actor
b. 1958., Actor
b. 1949., Actor
b. 1960., Actor
b. 1924., Writer
b. 1953., U.S. Congressperson

Military service

Force Unit Rank From To
United States Army October 20th, 1942 1946

Military conflicts participated

World War II

Started

September 1st, 1939

Ended

September 2nd, 1945

Wikipedia article

World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier. It involved the vast majority of the world's nations—including all of the great powers—eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most widespread war in history, and directly involved more than 100 million people, from more than 30 different countries. In a state of "total war", the major participants threw their entire economic, industrial, and scientific capabilities behind the war effort, erasing the distinction between civilian and military resources. Marked by mass deaths of civilians, including the Holocaust and the strategic bombing of industrial and population centres, it resulted in an estimated 50 million to 85 million fatalities. These made World War II the deadliest conflict in human history.

Movie performances

Average rating by genre

GenreNum. of titlesAvg. rating
Sci-Fi26.55
Comedy106.29
Thriller46.22
Drama315.97
Romance106.63
Western106.55
Adventure106.0
Family36.3
Horror45.92
Sport26.9
Action115.55
Biography25.4
Crime75.61
History26.45
War56.48

1. 3 Days to a Kill (1992)

Crime, Drama
played Capt. Damian Wright
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
,
Steven Iyama
,
Charles Eric Johnson
5 Show list

3 Days to a Kill is a 1992 crime drama film written by Steven Iyama, Charles Eric Johnson, Fred Williamson and directed by Fred Williamson.

Awards

Top cast

Rick
Perez
Comm. Howard
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Mike Logan
David Blood
English
United States of America

2. Salmonberries (1991)

Drama
played Bingo Chuck
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
94.0

Salmonberries is a 1991 drama film directed by Percy Adlon and written by Adlon and his son Felix. It stars k.d. lang as Kotzebue, a young woman of androgynous appearance who works as a miner in Alaska, and Rosel Zech as Roswitha, an East German immigrant and librarian. The movie takes place in Kotzebue, Alaska and Berlin, Germany, shortly after reunification; the dialog is mostly English but includes some German with English subtitles.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Lesbian
English, German
Germany

3. Summer Camp Nightmare (1987)

Drama, Thriller
played Mr. Warren
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
89.0
Bert L. Dragin

Summer Camp Nightmare is a 1987 horror film starring Chuck Connors and Charlie Stratton. The film is based on the novel The Butterfly Revolution by William Butler.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

4. Terror Squad (1987)

Action
played Chief Rawlings
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
92.0
Peter Maris
Peter Maris
,
Chuck Rose

Terror Squad is an 1987 film directed by Peter Maris and set in Kokomo, Indiana. The film is notable for its bungling characters and poor production quality. The film is especially famous in Kokomo, where the majority of it was shot.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Chuck Cirino
English
United States of America

5. Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)

Comedy, Sci-Fi
played The Sarge
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
84.0
47 Show list

Airplane II: The Sequel is a 1982 sequel to the 1980 American comedy film Airplane!. First released on December 10, 1982, the film was written and directed by Ken Finkleman and stars Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Lloyd Bridges, Chad Everett, William Shatner, Rip Torn, and Sonny Bono. The team that wrote and directed the original Airplane! had no involvement whatsoever with this sequel.

Awards

Top cast

Bud Kruger, Ronald Reagan
Doctor
Court Photographer
Clerk
Man in White
Dr. Rumack
Officer #2
Elaine
Captain Clarence Oveur
Steven McCroskey
Witness
Psychiatrist
Religious Zealot #1
Judge D.C. Simonton
Witness
Simon Kurtz
Ted Striker
Texan
Ticket Agent
Controller #2
Prosecuting Attorney
Businessman #1
Officer #1
Controller #3
Dave Walters
Jimmy Wilson
Navigator Dave Unger
Father O'Flanagan
Little Breather
Controller #1
Juror
The Commissioner
Mrs. Seluchi
Moscow TV news anchor
Joe Seluchi
Lt. Pervis
Phoenix Six Captain
Creature #1
Nurse
Jeopardy Host
Educational Network Woman
Lounge Singer
Buffalo Anchorman
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Aviation
Rosanna Norton
English
United States of America

6. The Vals (1982)

Comedy
played Trish's Father
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
99.0
James Polakof
James Polakof
Shirley Rothman
,
James Polakof
,
Deborah Amelon
5 Show list

The Vals is a 1982 comedy film written by James Polakof, Deborah Amelon and Shirley Rothman and directed by James Polakof.

Awards

Top cast

Mike
Mr. Stanton
'Spaced-out' Musician
Sam's Mother
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Daphna Edwards
G.W. Read
English
United States of America

7. Virus (1980)

Adventure, Drama, Horror
played Captain McCloud - HMS Nereid
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
156.0
,
Takashi Ôhashi
,
Yutaka Okada
Gregory A Knapp
,
Kôji Takada
,
13 Show list 1 Show list $16M

Virus — literally "Day of Resurrection" — is a 1980 post-apocalyptic science fiction movie directed by Kinji Fukasaku and based on a 1964 novel written by Sakyo Komatsu. It starred Masao Kusakari, George Kennedy, Robert Vaughn, Chuck Connors, Olivia Hussey, Edward James Olmos, Ken Ogata, Glenn Ford and Sonny Chiba. The film is notable for being the most expensive Japanese film ever made at the time.

Awards

1981 Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Recording

Top cast

Major Carter
Dr. Yamauchi
Admiral Conway
Captain Lopez
Gen. Garland
Sen. Barkley
President Richardson
Akimasa Matsuo
Yasuo Tatsuno
Ryûji Sanazawa
Team Member - Showa Station
Dr. Ed Meyer
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English, Japanese
Japan

8. Day of the Assassin (1979)

Action, Drama
played Fleming
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
95.0
Carlos Vasallo
,
Ika Panajotovic
,
Robin Lubin
Robert Avard Miller
5 Show list

Day of the Assassin is a 1979 action film. A Spanish, Mexican and American co-production, it was filmed in Spain, directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith. It starred Chuck Connors, Susana Dosamantes, Glenn Ford and Richard Roundtree. Trenchard-Smith says making the movie was one of his craziest directing experiences: All directors, at some point in their career trajectory, find themselves hanging on to a runaway train; despite best efforts, things turn to custard on a daily basis. More often than not, The Movie from Hell is a co-production. Foreign locale, fast money, giant egos, high pressure schedule – all make a volatile witches’ brew, even before you factor in deep rooted national resentments. A co-production is a business model designed to diminish trust between nations. [On this film] Mexico, Spain, and the US were the partners, which meant that the Spaniards felt superior to their Mexican brothers, and the Americans felt superior to everybody. Each country gave undertakings to deliver certain elements of cast or crew. Disputes arose immediately. The American director bailed when his deposit failed to arrive.

Awards

Top cast

Christakis
Vallone
The Princess
Beltron
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Fred Uppland
English
Spain, Mexico, United States of America

9. Tourist Trap (1979)

Horror
played Mr. Slausen
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
90.0
David Schmoeller
David Schmoeller
,
J. Larry Carroll
1 Show list

Tourist Trap is a 1979 American horror film directed by David Schmoeller, and starring Chuck Connors, Jocelyn Jones, and Tanya Roberts. The film revolves around a group of friends who wind up stranded at Mr. Slausen's "museum," where the mannequins are very lifelike. Schmoeller co-wrote the script with J. Larry Carroll.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

10. When the West Was Fun (1979)

Documentary, Western
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
60.0
$545K

Awards

Top cast

11. Legend of the Sea Wolf (1978)

Adventure
played Wolf-Larsen
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
90.0
,
Giuseppe Vari
1 Show list

Legend of the Sea Wolf is a 1975 Italian adventure film directed by Giuseppe Vari. It is based on the novel The Sea-Wolf by Jack London.

Awards

Top cast

Maud Brewster
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Guido & Maurizio De Angelis
Italian
Italy

12. The Night They Took Miss Beautiful (1977)

Drama
played Mike O'Toole
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
100.0
Robert Michael Lewis
2 Show list

The Night They Took Miss Beautiful is a 1977 television film appearing on the NBC network that was one of several produced by Don Kirshner. The film features a large amount of stars in a story about the hijacking of a Consolidated PBY Catalina containing five beauty pageant contestants, their entourage, and a secret agent courier carrying a vial of a secret and highly fatal biological warfare toxin that if opened can cause a pandemic.

Awards

Top cast

Kate Malloy
Reba Bar Lev
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

13. Nightmare in Badham County (1976)

Drama, Thriller
played Sheriff Danen
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
100.0

Nightmare in Badham County is an ABC TV women-in-prison movie, starring Chuck Connors, Deborah Raffin and Lynne Moody and directed by John Llewellyn Moxey. The film was so popular in China that it was released in cinemas and Raffin became the first Western actress to make a promotional tour of the country, after which she became an unofficial ambassador helping China make deals with Hollywood.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

14. Banjo Hackett: Roamin' Free (1976)

Western
played Sam Ivory
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
100.0

Banjo Hackett: Roamin' Free is a 1976 western drama film directed by Andrew McLaglen.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

15. 99 and 44/100% Dead (1974)

Action, Adventure, Comedy
played Marvin 'Claw' Zuckerman
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
98.0
1 Show list

99 and 44/100% Dead is a 1974 American action film directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Richard Harris. The title is a play on an advertising slogan for Ivory soap.

Awards

Top cast

Harry Crown
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

16. Soylent Green (1973)

Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
played Tab Fielding
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
97.0
,
Russel Thacher
Stanley R. Greenberg
15 Show list 1 Show list

Soylent Green is a 1973 American science fiction film directed by Richard Fleischer and starring Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young, and, in his final film, Edward G. Robinson. The film combines the police procedural and science fiction genres, depicting the investigation into the murder of a wealthy businessman in a dystopian future suffering from pollution, overpopulation, depleted resources, poverty, dying oceans, and all year humidity due to the greenhouse effect. Much of the population survives on processed food rations, including "soylent green". The film, which is closely based upon the 1966 science fiction novel Make Room! Make Room! by Harry Harrison, won the Nebula Award for Best Dramatic Presentation and the Saturn Award for Best Science Fiction Film in 1973.

Awards

1973 Nebula Award for Best Script

Top cast

Detective Thorn
William R. Simonson
Donovan
Chief Hatcher
Usher #1
Gov. Santini
Gilbert
Charles
Kulozik
Shoe Seller
The Priest
Martha
The Exchange Leader
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Fred Myrow
Pat Barto
Spanish, English
United States of America

17. The Mad Bomber (1973)

Crime, Drama
played William Dorn
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
91.0
3 Show list

The Mad Bomber, aka The Police Connection, is a 1973 film directed by Bert I. Gordon. It stars Vince Edwards, Chuck Connors and Neville Brand.

Awards

Top cast

Man in Car
George Fromley
Lieutenant Geronimo Minneli
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Michel Mention
English
United States of America

18. Set This Town on Fire (1973)

Drama
played Buddy Bates
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
106.0

Set This Town on Fire is a 1973 Drama film directed by David Lowell Rich.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

19. The Proud and the Damned (1972)

Action, Adventure, Drama
played Will Hansen
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
92.0
Ferde Grofé, Jr.
Ferde Grofé, Jr.
Ferde Grofé, Jr.
3 Show list

The Proud and the Damned is a 1972 American western film directed by Ferde Grofé Jr.. The film is also known as Proud, Damned and Dead.

Awards

Top cast

San Carlos' Mayor
Ramon
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Douglas M. Lackey
,
Gene Kauer
Remegio Young
English
Colombia, Philippines, Spain, United States of America

20. Embassy (1972)

Crime, Drama
played Kesten
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
90.0
William Fairchild
,
John Bird
9 Show list

Embassy is a 1972 film based on a spy thriller novel by Stephen Coulter. It was a British film directed by Gordon Hessler, written by John Bird and William Fairchild, and with music scored by Biddu. The film starred Richard Roundtree as a CIA officer, Ray Milland as an Ambassador, Max von Sydow as a Russian defector taking refuge at the embassy, and Chuck Connors as a KGB assassin posing as a U.S. Air Force officer. Broderick Crawford played the embassy Regional Security Officer, Frank Dunniger, who had to capture and hide the KGB man while the CIA smuggled the defector out of town.

Awards

Top cast

Gorenko
Richard 'Dick' Shannon
Ambassador
Kadish
Phelan
Miss Harding
Rylands
Frank Dunniger
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Jonathan Hodge
English
United Kingdom

21. Pancho Villa (1972)

Biography, Drama, Western
played Col. Wilcox
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
92.0
Eugenio Martín
Julian Zimet
6 Show list

Pancho Villa is a 1972 American, British and Spanish spaghetti western film directed by Eugenio Martín. The film features Telly Savalas, Clint Walker, Chuck Connors and Anne Francis. Shot in Spain, this "brawling spectacle" has an often-overlooked light-comedy satirical facet, which to this day often confuses the viewers. The storyline was developed during the Vietnam War and reflected certain antiwar sentiments in an American society.

Awards

Top cast

Gen. Goyo
Pancho Villa
Scotty
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Alejandro Ulloa
English
United Kingdom, Spain, United States of America

22. Escape of the Birdmen (1971)

Drama, History, War
played Colonel Morgan Crawford
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
74.0
,
Harry Tatelman
David Kidd

The Birdmen is a 1971 drama tv film directed by Philip Leacock.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Jack A. Marta
English
United States of America

23. Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971)

Comedy, Romance, Western
played 'Swifty' Morgan
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
91.0
23 Show list

Support Your Local Gunfighter is a 1971 comic western film starring James Garner, directed by Burt Kennedy, and written by James Edward Grant. The film shares many cast and crew members and plot elements with the earlier Support Your Local Sheriff! but is not a sequel. It actually parodies Yojimbo and its remake A Fistful of Dollars, using the basic storyline of a stranger who wanders into a feuding town and pretends to work as an enforcer for both sides.

Awards

Top cast

Mrs. Perkins
Latigo
Townsman #6
Doc Schultz
Abigail
Jug May
Waiter Aboard Train
Taylor
McLaglen
Goldie
Butcher
Colonel Ames
Headwaiter
Morris
Bartender #2
Colorado
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

24. The Deserter (1971)

Western
played Reynolds
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
100.0
,
Norman Baer
,
Ralph B. Serpe
Niksa Fulgosi
,
,
Massimo D'Avak
10 Show list

The Deserter is a 1971 Italian-American Western film by Dino De Laurentiis. It was directed by Burt Kennedy, known for his penchant in directing westerns, including The War Wagon, Support Your Local Sheriff! and The Train Robbers. Scripted in the style of The Dirty Dozen, and designed as a vehicle for Yugoslavian theater and film matinee idol Bekim Fehmiu, the film featured an ensemble cast of American heavyweight actors. Noted for Shane actor Brandon deWilde's death scene, his last Western film appearance before his own death the following year. The film was shot largely on location in Italy, Spain and Yugoslavia. Many exterior scenes were filmed at the Fort Bowie set built in the Province of Almería, Spain, where the desert landscape and climate that characterizes part of the province have made it a much utilized setting for Western films, among those A Fistful of Dollars, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and later 800 Bullets. This same set was also used in the films Blindman with Ringo Starr and A Reason to Live, a Reason to Die.

Awards

Top cast

Captain Crawford
Major Wade Brown
Tattinger
Jackson
General Miles
Captain Bill Robinson
Ferguson
Orozco
Captain Victor Kaleb
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Aldo Tonti
Elio Micheli
English
United States of America, Italy, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

25. Captain Nemo and the Underwater City (1969)

Adventure, Family, Fantasy
played Senator Robert Fraser
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
105.0
7 Show list

Captain Nemo and the Underwater City was a 1969 British film, featuring the character Captain Nemo and inspired by some of the settings of Jules Verne's novel Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. It was written by Pip and Jane Baker and starred Robert Ryan as Nemo. The film was produced on a budget of 1.5 million US Dollars. It had stemmed from an idea that led to Roger Corman’s failed ‘Captain Nemo and the Floating City,’ itself based on a combination of two of Jules Verne’s stories. Though that movie never passed the planning stage, MGM producer Steven Pallos managed to re-create the project having read a series of inspirational articles about Jacques Cousteau’s experiments with deep sea habitats, and the ‘Floating ‘ part of the concept was dropped in favour of ‘Underwater.’ The film drew heavily on the supposed charm of the Victorian era, following agreement between director and scriptwriters to produce a popular escapist atmosphere, more the essence of Michael Todd’s Around the World in Eighty Days than of Disney‘s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

Awards

Top cast

Captain Nemo
Swallow Bath
Helena Beckett
Barnaby Bath
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Domed city
English
United Kingdom

26. Kill Them All and Come Back Alone (1968)

Western
played Clyde Mac Kay
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
89.0
Enzo G. Castellari
Joaquín Romero Hernández
,
Francesco Scardamaglia
,
Enzo G. Castellari
,
Tito Carpi
5 Show list

Go Kill Everybody and Come Back Alone is a 1968 Italian motion picture directed by Enzo G. Castellari. The movie is a spaghetti western and was written by Castellari and Tito Carpi. It stars U.S. actors Chuck Connors and Frank Wolff, and features a film score by Francesco De Masi.

Awards

Top cast

Hoagy
Prison Camp Captain
Captain Lynch
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
American Civil War
Alejandro Ulloa
Enzo Bulgarelli
Italian
Italy, Spain

27. Ride Beyond Vengeance (1966)

Western
played Jonas Trapp, the Tiger
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
101.0
17 Show list $650K

Ride Beyond Vengeance is a 1966 western film. It stars Chuck Connors, Michael Rennie, Kathryn Hays and Bill Bixby. The film was directed by Bernard McEveety and produced by Andrew J. Fenady from the story "The Night of the Tiger" by Al Dewlen. Glenn Yarbrough sang the title song vocals. It was released in January 1966. The budget was an estimated $650,000.

Awards

Top cast

Tod Wisdom
Hanley
Johnsy Boy Hood
Bonnie Shelley
Mrs. Lavender
Pete the Blacksmith
Elwood Coates
The Narrator
Dub Stokes
Brooks Durham
Bartender
The Census Taker
The Hotel Clerk
Aunt Gussie
Mr. Kratz
Jessie Larkin Trapp
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

28. Synanon (1965)

Drama
played Ben
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
105.0
1 Show list

Synanon is a 1965 drama film directed by Richard Quine. .

Awards

Top cast

Joaney Adamic
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Harry Stradling Jr.
English
United States of America

29. Move Over, Darling (1963)

Comedy, Romance
played Stephen Burkett
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
103.0
1 Show list

Move Over, Darling is a 1963 remake of the 1940 screwball comedy My Favorite Wife that starred Irene Dunne, Cary Grant and Gail Patrick. The remake stars Doris Day, James Garner, and Polly Bergen.

Awards

Top cast

Shoe clerk
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

30. Flipper (1963)

Adventure, Family, Drama
played Porter Ricks
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
87.0
James B. Clark

Flipper is an American feature film released on August 14, 1963 written by Arthur Weiss based upon a story by Ricou Browning and Jack Cowden. Produced by Ivan Tors and directed by James B. Clark, it portrays a 12-year old boy living with his parents in the Florida Keys, who befriends an injured wild dolphin. The lad and his pet become inseparable, eventually overcoming the misgivings of his fisherman father. The film introduced the popular song Flipper, by Dunham and Henry Vars and inspired the subsequent television series of the same name and film sequels. The film received good reviews.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

31. Geronimo (1962)

Action, Biography, History
played Geronimo
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
101.0
Arnold Laven
Arnold Laven
Pat Fielder
8 Show list

Geronimo is a 1962 Technicolor Western film made by Levy-Gardner-Laven and released by United Artists, starring Chuck Connors in the title role. The film was directed by Arnold Laven from a screenplay by Pat Fielder and was mostly filmed in Durango, Mexico. The following year, Connors would marry his costar, Kamala Devi.

Awards

Top cast

Jeremiah Burns
Gen. George A. Crook
Senator Conrad
Lt. John Delahay
Mangus
Capt. William Maynard
Teela
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Geronimo
English
United States of America

32. The Big Country (1958)

Drama, Romance, Western
played Buck Hannassey
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
163.0
2 Show list 2 Show list

The Big Country is a 1958 American Western film directed by William Wyler. It stars Gregory Peck, who also co-produced the film with Wyler, plus Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston, Burl Ives, Charles Bickford, and Chuck Connors. It was based on the serialized magazine novel Ambush at Blanco Canyon by Donald Hamilton. The opening title sequence was created by Saul Bass. Ives won the Academy Award as Best Supporting Actor as well as the Golden Globe Award. The film was also nominated for an Academy Award for the musical score by Jerome Moross.

Awards

1958 Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
1958 Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture

Top cast

Steve Leech
Julie Maragon
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Emile Santiago
The Big Country
English
United States of America

33. The Lady Takes a Flyer (1958)

Drama
played Phil Donahoe
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
94.0
7 Show list

The Lady Takes a Flyer is a 1958 romantic drama film made by Universal International Pictures. It was directed by Jack Arnold, and written by Danny Arnold, based on story by Edmund H. North.

Awards

Top cast

Nurse Kennedy
Maggie Colby
Childreth
Frank Henshaw
Al Reynolds
Mike Dandridge
Nikki Taylor
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Aviation
Bill Thomas
English
United States of America

34. Old Yeller (1957)

Family, Drama, Adventure
played Burn Sanderson
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
83.0
Bill Anderson
William Tunberg
,
6 Show list

Old Yeller is a 1957 American family tragedy film produced by Walt Disney. It stars Tommy Kirk, Dorothy McGuire and Beverly Washburn. It is about a boy and a stray dog in post-Civil War Texas. It is based upon the 1956 Newbery Honor-winning book of the same name by Fred Gipson. Gipson also cowrote the screenplay with William Tunberg. Its success led to a sequel, Savage Sam, which was also based on a book by Gipson.

Awards

Top cast

Jim Coates
Katie Coates
Lisbeth Searcy
Bud Searcy
Travis Coates
Arliss Coates
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

35. The Hired Gun (1957)

Action, Adventure, Romance
played Judd Farrow
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
63.0

The Hired Gun is a film directed by Ray Nazarro released on September 20, 1957.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

36. Designing Woman (1957)

Comedy, Romance
played Johnnie 'O'
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
117.0
33 Show list 1 Show list

Designing Woman is a 1957 romantic comedy about fashion. Vincente Minnelli directed stars Lauren Bacall and Gregory Peck. George Wells won an Academy Award for the screenplay.

Awards

1957 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay

Top cast

Lady at Marilla's Fashion Show
Mike Hagen
Marilla Brown Hagen
Galatos
Dinner Guest, Party Guest #3, Author at Play Reading
Martin J. Daylor
Zachary Wilde
Larry Musso
Assistant Stage Manager in Boston
Vanessa Cole
Musical Director
Hoodlum in Fight
Charlie Arneg
Ned Hammerstein
Maxie Stultz
Hotel Clerk
Luke Coslow
Party Guest #1
Fred Seixas
Chris Matthews
Solly Horzmann
Stage Doorman
Miltie
Bewildered Man
Wardrobe Woman
Sportswriter at Dinner #2
Referee
Lori Shannon
Tommie Reese
Dippy Rollo
Randy Owens
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

37. Tomahawk Trail (1957)

Western
played Sgt. Wade McCoy
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
96.0

Tomahawk Trail is a 1957 Western film starring Chuck Connors.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

38. Death in Small Doses (1957)

Crime, Drama, Thriller
played Mink Reynolds
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
78.0
1 Show list

Death in Small Doses is a 1957 film directed by Joseph M. Newman.

Awards

Top cast

Agent/Tom Kaylor
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

39. Hold Back the Night (1956)

War, Drama
played Sgt. Ekland
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
80.0
2 Show list

Hold Back the Night is a film directed by Allan Dwan released on Jul 29, 1956.

Awards

Top cast

Lt. Lee Couzens, Lt. Lee Couzens
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Korean War
English
United States of America

40. Hot Rod Girl (1956)

Action, Drama, Romance
played Det. Ben Merrill
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
79.0

Hot Rod Girl is a 1956 action film directed by Leslie H. Martinson and released by American International Pictures as a double feature with Girls in Prison. It stars Lori Nelson and Chuck Connors.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

41. Three Stripes in the Sun (1955)

Drama, Romance, War
played Idaho Johnson
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
93.0

Three Stripes is a 1955 film directed by Richard Murphy.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

42. Target Zero (1955)

War, Drama
played Pvt. Moose
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
92.0

Target Zero is a 1955 film directed by Harmon Jones.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

43. Good Morning, Miss Dove (1955)

Drama
played William 'Bill' Holloway
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
107.0
2 Show list

Good Morning, Miss Dove is a 1955 film which tells the sentimental story of a beloved schoolteacher who reflects back on her life and former students when she is hospitalized. It stars Jennifer Jones, Robert Stack, Kipp Hamilton, Robert Douglas, Peggy Knudsen, Marshall Thompson, Chuck Connors, and Mary Wickes. The screenplay was adapted by Eleanor Griffin and based on the bestselling novel by Frances Gray Patton. The film was directed by Henry Koster. A 60-minute TV adaptation, with Phyllis Kirk in the Jennifer Jones role, was seen in 1956 as part of the weekly anthology The 20th Century-Fox Hour.

Awards

Top cast

Miss Dove
John Porter
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

44. Naked Alibi (1954)

Film-Noir, Crime, Drama
played Capt. Owen Kincaide
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
86.0
Ross Hunter
Lawrence Roman
7 Show list

Naked Alibi is a 1954 black-and-white film noir crime drama starring Sterling Hayden, Gloria Grahame and Gene Barry. Portions of the film were shot in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.

Awards

Top cast

Chief Joe Conroy
Al Willis
Marianna
Irish
Det. Lt. Fred Parks
Matt Matthews
Petey
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Rosemary Odell
English
United States of America

45. Dragonfly Squadron (1954)

War
played Capt. Warnowski
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
83.0

Dragonfly Squadron is an American Korean War war film by Lesley Selander from 1954 It is set in the period shortly before and during the invasion of South Korea by North Korean troops. The film was originally intended to be released as a 3D film, and was therefore filmed in dual 35mm Polaroid 3-D. But interest in 3D films greatly diminished towards the end of 1953, so when the film premiered in Los Angeles on January 27, 1954, and went on general release on March 21, 1954, only flat prints were shown. The first public showing in 3D happened at the World 3D Film Expo III in September 2013, where a restored version was shown.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Harry Neumann
English
United States of America

46. The Human Jungle (1954)

Crime, Drama
played Earl Swados
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
82.0

The Human Jungle is a 1954 film directed by Joseph M. Newman.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

47. South Sea Woman (1953)

Action, Adventure, Comedy
played Pvt. Davey White
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99.0
1 Show list

South Sea Woman is a 1953 action-comedy-drama film directed by Arthur Lubin and starring Burt Lancaster, Virginia Mayo and Chuck Connors. It is credited as being based on the play General Court Martial by William M. Rankin with the working title being Sulu Sea. Jeanine Basinger's and Jeremy Arnold's book The World War II Combat Film – Anatomy of a Genre calls the film a significant mixture of genres: tongue-in-cheek adventure, Flagg and Quirt-style service comedy, Hope and Crosby road film, South Seas, prison escape, pirate, World War II and costume drama mixing ridiculous comedy with hard-boiled action in "Tell It to the Marines" style.

Awards

Top cast

Master Gunnery Sgt. James O'Hearn
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Ted D. McCord
English
United States of America

48. Code Two (1953)

Crime, Drama
played Deputy Sheriff
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
69.0
William Grady Jr.
Marcy Klauber
9 Show list

Code Two is a 1953 film about men training to be motorcycle cops.

Awards

Top cast

Police Sgt. Jumbo Culdane
Motor Squad Duty Sgt. Payne
Chuck O'Flair
Murderer
Harry Whenlon
Jane Anderson
Police Lt. Redmon
Mary Hartley
Russ Hartley
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Alberto Colombo
Ray June
English
United States of America

49. Trouble Along the Way (1953)

Comedy, Drama, Sport
played Stan Schwegler
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
110.0
28 Show list

Trouble Along the Way is a 1953 film starring John Wayne and Donna Reed, with a supporting cast including Charles Coburn and Marie Windsor. The movie was directed by Michael Curtiz, director of Casablanca. The black-and-white comedy was released by Warner Bros. with an aspect ratio of 1.37:1.

Awards

Top cast

Father Peterson
Stephen 'Steve' Aloysius Williams
Alice Singleton
Pool-Player
Bill Sackheim
Harold McCormick
Cardinal's Secretary
Bus Driver
Coach Buck Holman
Cardinal William Patrick O'Shea
Father Provincial
Domestic Relations Court Staffer
Football Spectator #1
Father Burke
Anne Williams McCormick
Father Procurator
Father Malone
Mike Edwards
Football Broadcaster
Marvin Adams
Pianist in Saloon, Irish Tenor
Lawyer Grummet
Carol Williams
Bishop
Moose McCall
Carol Williams
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
American football
English
United States of America

50. The Silver Whip (1953)

Action, Adventure, Romance
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
73.0

The Silver Whip is a 1953 film directed by Harmon Jones.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

51. Pat and Mike (1952)

Comedy, Romance, Sport
played Police Captain
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95.0
8 Show list

Pat and Mike is a 1952 American romantic comedy film starring Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn. The movie was written by Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin, and directed by George Cukor, who also directed The Philadelphia Story with Hepburn, and Adam's Rib with Hepburn and Tracy.

Awards

Top cast

Mike Conovan
Henry 'Hank' Tasling
Patricia 'Pat' Pemberton
Charles Barry
Davie Hucko
Collier Weld
Sylvester 'Spec' Cauley
Barney Grau
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

52. Skinheads

played Mr. Huston
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
88.0
David Reskin
,
1 Show list

Skinheads is a 1989 United States thriller film, directed, written and produced by Greydon Clark.

Awards

Top cast

Martha
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Dan Slider
Nicholas Josef von Sternberg
Leslie Yarmo
English
United States of America

Starring TV roles

1. The Yellow Rose

Drama
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

NBC
1983 1 English

2. Roots

Drama, History, War
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

Tom Moore
American Broadcasting Company
1
1977-01-23 1977-01-30 January 23rd, 1977 2
Lane Binkley
English

3. The Rifleman

Family, Western
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

American Broadcasting Company
September 30th, 1958 April 8th, 1963 5 English

4. Branded

Action, Western
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

Captain Jason McCord
NBC
January 24th, 1965 September 4th, 1966 3 English

5. Arrest and Trial

Crime, Drama
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

Attorney John Egan
American Broadcasting Company
September 15th, 1963 September 6th, 1964 1
Joe Higgins
English

6. Cowboy in Africa

Adventure
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

American Broadcasting Company
September 11th, 1967 April 1st, 1968 1
Gerald Edwards
English

7. Werewolf

Horror, Thriller
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

FOX
July 11th, 1987 August 21st, 1988 2 English

Guest TV appearances

Adventures of Superman

Program genre

Adventure Film
Science Fiction
Action/Adventure
Action
Children's television series
Film noir
Comedy
Drama
Fantasy
Police procedural

External resources

Adventures of Superman is an American television series based on comic book characters and concepts created in 1938 by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The show is the first television series to feature Superman and began filming in 1951 in California on RKO-Pathé stages and RKO Forty Acres back lot. Sponsored by cereal manufacturer Kellogg's, the syndicated show's first, and last, air dates are disputed but generally accepted as September 19, 1952 and April 28, 1958. The show's first two seasons were filmed in black-and-white; seasons three through six were filmed in color but originally telecast monochromatically in first-run syndication. Television viewers would not see Superman in color until the series was syndicated to local stations in 1965.nGeorge Reeves plays Clark Kent/Superman with Jack Larson as Jimmy Olsen, John Hamilton as Perry White, and Robert Shayne as Inspector Henderson. Phyllis Coates plays Lois Lane in the first season with Noel Neill stepping into the role in the second season. Stories follow Superman as he battles crooks, gangsters, and other villains in the fictional city of Metropolis while masquerading off-duty as Daily Planet reporter Clark Kent.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E11 October 1st, 1955 Sylvester J. Superman
George Blair

City Detective

Program genre

Police procedural

External resources

City Detective is a half-hour syndicated crime drama starring Rod Cameron as 43-year-old Bart Grant, a tough 1950s New York City police lieutenant. The first of three consecutive Rod Cameron series, City Detective aired between January 1, 1953 and May 10, 1955. Late in 1953, the publication Variety noted that the series had been sold to 1,971 television stations, a then syndication record.nNumerous actors who appeared on City Detective later landed roles on established network series, including Barbara Billingsley and Hugh Beaumont, who appeared in separate episodes some three years before they were cast as the concerned parents in the sitcom Leave It to Beaver. Madge Blake, a peripheral figure in Leave It to Beaver as well as the Walter Brennan series The Real McCoys, also guest starred on City Detective. Andy Clyde, who played Madge Blake's brother on The Real McCoys, appeared as Pop in the 1955 episode Desert Ice. Doris Packer of Leave It to Beaver and The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis appeared as Florence in the episode Sixteen Vertical.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S00-E21 March 8th, 1955 Sam

Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre

Program genre

Drama
Western
Anthology series

External resources

Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre, sometimes simply called Zane Grey Theatre, is an American Western anthology series which ran on CBS from 1956 to 1961.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E21 March 7th, 1958

General Electric Theater

Program genre

Anthology
Anthology series

External resources

General Electric Theater is an American anthology series hosted by Ronald Reagan that was broadcast on CBS radio and television. The series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S06-E03 October 20th, 1957 Long Jack
S03-E07 October 31st, 1954 Soldier

Gunsmoke

Program genre

Action
Action/Adventure
Western
Adventure Film

External resources

Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western drama series created by director Norman Macdonnell and writer John Meston. The stories take place in and around Dodge City, Kansas, during the settlement of the American West. The central character is lawman Marshal Matt Dillon, played by William Conrad on radio and James Arness on television. When aired in the UK, the television series was initially titled Gun Law, later reverting to Gunsmoke.nThe radio version ran from 1952 to 1961, and John Dunning writes that among radio drama enthusiasts Gunsmoke is routinely placed among the best shows of any kind and any time.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E30 June 16th, 1956 Sam Keeler

Here's Lucy

Program genre

Comedy
Sitcom

External resources

Here's Lucy is Lucille Ball's third network television sitcom. It ran on CBS from 1968 to 1974.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S06-E13 December 17th, 1973

Matt Houston

Program genre

Police procedural
Drama
Crime Fiction
Action/Adventure

External resources

Matt Houston is an American crime drama series that aired on ABC from 1982 to 1985. Created by Lawrence Gordon, the series was produced by Aaron Spelling.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E16 February 20th, 1983 Castanos

Murder, She Wrote

Program genre

Cozy mystery
Crime Fiction
Crime
Procedural drama
Drama
Mystery

External resources

Murder, She Wrote is an American television mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as mystery writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher. The series aired for 12 seasons from 1984 to 1996 on the CBS network, with 264 episodes transmitted. It was followed by four TV films and a spin-off series, The Law & Harry McGraw. It is one of the most successful and longest-running television shows in history, with close to 23 million viewers in its prime, and was a staple of the CBS Sunday night lineup for a decade. The series is also successful around the world.nLansbury was nominated for a total of ten Golden Globes and 12 Emmy Awards for her work on Murder, She Wrote. She holds the record for the most Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress in a television drama series and the most Emmy nominations for outstanding lead actress in a drama series for Murder, She Wrote, with those nominations netting her four Golden Globe awards. The series received three nominations but no wins in the Outstanding Drama Series category at the Emmys. It was nominated for a Golden Globe in the same category six times and won twice.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S05-E05 November 20th, 1988 Tyler Morgan
Chris Manheim
S02-E02 October 6th, 1985
Tom Sawyer
Peter Crane

NBC Matinee Theater

Program genre

Anthology series
Anthology
Drama

External resources

Matinee Theater is an American anthology series that aired on NBC during the Golden Age of Television, from 1955 to 1958. The series, which ran daily in the afternoon, was frequently live. It was produced by Albert McCleery, Darrell Ross, George Cahan and Frank Price with executive producer George Lowther. McCleery had previously produced the live series Cameo Theatre which introduced to television the concept of theater-in-the-round, TV plays staged with minimal sets.nJim Buckley of the Pewter Plough Playhouse recalled:nWhen Al McCleery got back to the States, he originated a most ambitious theatrical TV series for NBC called Matinee Theater: to televise five different stage plays per week live, airing around noon in order to promote color TV to the American housewife as she labored over her ironing. Al was the producer. He hired five directors and five art directors. Richard Bennett, one of our first early presidents of the Pewter Plough Corporation, was one of the directors and I was one of the art directors and, as soon as we were through televising one play, we had lunch and then met to plan next week’s show.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E30 December 12th, 1955 guest star

Night Gallery

Program genre

Drama
Fantasy
Anthology
Horror
Anthology series

External resources

Night Gallery is an American anthology series that aired on NBC from 1970 to 1973, featuring stories of horror and the macabre. Rod Serling, who had gained fame from an earlier series, The Twilight Zone, served both as the on-air host of Night Gallery and as a major contributor of scripts, although he did not have the same control of content and tone as he had on The Twilight Zone. Serling viewed Night Gallery as a logical extension of The Twilight Zone, but while both series shared an interest in thought-provoking dark fantasy, the lion’s share of Zone‘s offerings were science fiction while Night Gallery focused on horror and the supernatural.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E11 January 7th, 1973 Roderick Blanco

Paradise

Program genre

Western
Drama

External resources

Paradise is an American Western family television series, broadcast by CBS from 1988 to 1991. Created by David Jacobs and Robert Porter, the series presents the adventures of fictitious gunfighter Ethan Allen Cord, whose sister left her four children in his custody when she died.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E17 April 8th, 1989 Gideon McKay

Police Story

Program genre

Crime Fiction
Police
Drama
Anthology

External resources

Police Story is an anthology television crime drama that aired on NBC from 1973 through 1978. The show was the brainchild of author and former policeman Joseph Wambaugh and represented a major step forward in the realistic depiction of police work and violence on network TV. It was produced by David Gerber and Mel Swope.nAlthough it was an anthology, there were certain things that all episodes had in common; for instance, the main character in each episode was a police officer. The setting was always Los Angeles and the characters always worked for some branch of the LAPD. Notwithstanding the anthology format, there were recurring characters.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S04-E06 November 16th, 1976
Seymour Robbie
S03-E02 September 16th, 1975
S02-E07 November 12th, 1974

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In

Program genre

Sketch comedy
Comedy

External resources

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In is an American sketch comedy television program that ran for 140 episodes from January 22, 1968, to March 12, 1973, on the NBC television network. It was hosted by comedians Dan Rowan and Dick Martin and featured, at various times, Chelsea Brown, Johnny Brown, Ruth Buzzi, Judy Carne, Richard Dawson, Moosie Drier, Henry Gibson, Teresa Graves, Goldie Hawn, Arte Johnson, Larry Hovis, Sarah Kennedy, Jeremy Lloyd, Dave Madden, Pigmeat Markham, Gary Owens, Pamela Rodgers, Barbara Sharma, Jud Strunk, Alan Sues, Lily Tomlin and Jo Anne Worley.nLaugh-In originally aired as a one-time special on September 9, 1967 and was such a success that it was brought back as a series, replacing The Man from U.N.C.L.E. on Mondays at 8 pm.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S04-E21 February 8th, 1971
Mark Warren

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars

Program genre

Anthology series
Anthology

External resources

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars is an anthology series that was telecast from 1951 until 1959 on CBS. Offering both comedies and drama, the series was sponsored by the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company. The title was shortened to Schlitz Playhouse, beginning with the fall 1957 season.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S04-E40 June 10th, 1955 Stanley O'Connor

Spenser: For Hire

Program genre

Crime Fiction
Drama

External resources

Spenser: For Hire is a mystery television series based on Robert B. Parker's Spenser novels. The series, developed for TV by John Wilder, differs from the novels, mostly in its lesser degree of detail.nLike many TV detective series, the show is voiced over in first person, just as the novels are written.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E05 October 11th, 1985 King Powers
Harvey Hart

Stone

Program genre

Drama
Detective fiction

External resources

Stone is an American police drama that aired on NBC on Monday nights between January 14 and March 17, 1980. The series was a Stephen J. Cannell Productions in association with Gerry Productions, Inc. and Universal Television and was created by Cannell, Richard Levinson and William Link.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E03 January 28th, 1980 Tom Lettleman

Tales of Wells Fargo

Program genre

Western

External resources

Tales of Wells Fargo is an American Western television series starring Dale Robertson that ran from March 18, 1957, to June 2, 1962, on NBC. Produced by Revue Productions, the series aired in a half-hour format until its final season when it expanded to an hour.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E10 June 10th, 1957 Sam Bass
S01-E01 March 18th, 1957 Pete Johnson
S01-E01 March 18th, 1957 Button Smith

The Adventures of Jim Bowie

Program genre

Action/Adventure
Western
Action
Adventure Film

External resources

The Adventures of Jim Bowie is an American Western television series that aired on ABC from 1956 to 1958.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E30 March 28th, 1958
S02-E29 March 21st, 1958 Cephas K. Ham

The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show

External resources

Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S00-E12 December 22nd, 1968

The Dick Clark Show

Program genre

Variety show
Music

External resources

The Dick Clark Show is an American musical variety show broadcast weekly in the United States on the ABC television network 7:30-8 PM on Saturdays from February 15, 1958 through September 10, 1960, sponsored by Beechnut Gum.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E02 September 19th, 1959

The Dinah Shore Chevy Show

Program genre

Variety show

External resources

The Dinah Shore Chevy Show is an American variety series hosted by Dinah Shore, and broadcast on NBC from October 1956 to June 1963. The series was sponsored by the Chevrolet Motor Division of General Motors and its theme song, sung by Shore, was See the U.S.A.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S04-E22 February 28th, 1960
S05-E03 October 16th, 1960

The Don Knotts Show

Program genre

Variety show
Comedy

External resources

The Don Knotts Show was a variety program aired by NBC as part of its 1970-71 lineup.nLong relegated to the role of sidekick, which he had portrayed for many years in several television series and films, Don Knotts was the headliner here. Each week, he and his guests put on standard TV variety fare of the era. Two recurring features were a skit about the effort involved in putting a weekly television series on the air, much in the spirit of The Jack Benny Show, and The Front Porch, in which Don and a guest would sit in rocking chairs and quietly discuss their philosophies of life. Notable regulars in his cast included Elaine Joyce and Gary Burghoff, who had previously portrayed Radar O'Reilly in the film version of M*A*S*H and was about to achieve his greatest fame in reprising that role for the television version of it.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S00-E02 September 29th, 1970

The DuPont Show with June Allyson

Program genre

Anthology series
Anthology

External resources

The DuPont Show with June Allyson is an American anthology drama series which aired on CBS from September 21, 1959 to April 3, 1961 with rebroadcasts continuing until June 12, 1961. The series was hosted by actress June Allyson.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E20 February 8th, 1960 George Aswell

The Hero

Program genre

Western

External resources

The Hero is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC on Thursday Night at 9:30pm from September 8, 1966 to January 5, 1967. It was the first TV series for Richard Mulligan, who a decade later would star in the far-more-successful Soap.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E01 September 8th, 1966

The Loretta Young Show

Program genre

Drama

External resources

Letter to Loretta is an American anthology drama series telecast on NBC from September 1953 to June 1961 for a total of 165 episodes. The filmed show was hosted by Loretta Young who also played the lead in various episodes.nLetter to Loretta was sponsored by Procter & Gamble from 1953 through 1960. The final season's sponsor was Warner-Lambert's Listerine.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E18 January 2nd, 1955 Jess Hayes

The Merv Griffin Show

Program genre

Talk show

External resources

The Merv Griffin Show is an American television talk show, starring Merv Griffin. The series ran from October 1, 1962 to March 29, 1963 on NBC, May 1965 to August 15, 1969 in first-run syndication, from August 18, 1969 to February 11, 1972 at 11:30 PM ET weeknights on CBS and again in first-run syndication from February 14, 1972 to September 5, 1986.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S00-E00 May 15th, 1967

The Millionaire

Program genre

Anthology series
Drama

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The Millionaire is an American anthology series that aired on CBS from January 19, 1955, to June 8, 1960, originally sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive. The series explored the ways sudden and unexpected wealth changed life for better or for worse and became a five-season hit during the Golden Age of Television. It told the stories of people who were given one million dollars from a benefactor who insisted they never know him, with one exception. The series was known in syndication by two titles—The Millionaire, and as If You Had a Million.nThe 1932 film If I Had A Million had a similar plot to this TV show.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E32 May 1st, 1957 Hub Grimes

The Name of the Game

Program genre

Adventure Film
Mystery

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The Name of the Game is an American television series that starred actors Tony Franciosa, Gene Barry, and Robert Stack, and ran from 1968 to 1971 on NBC, totaling 76 episodes of 90 minutes each. It was a pioneering wheel series, setting the stage for The Bold Ones and the NBC Mystery Movie in the 1970s. The show had an extremely large budget--and an unusually high one for a television series.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E23 March 12th, 1971 Gov. Brill

The Six Million Dollar Man

Program genre

Action
Science Fiction
Drama
Adventure Film
Action/Adventure

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The Six Million Dollar Man is an American television series about a former astronaut with bionic implants working for a fictional government office known as OSI. The series is based on the Martin Caidin novel Cyborg, which was the series's proposed title during pre-production. Following three television movies aired in 1973, The Six Million Dollar Man aired on the ABC network as a regular series for five seasons from 1974 to 1978. The title role of Steve Austin was played by Lee Majors, who subsequently became a pop culture icon of the 1970s. A spin-off series, The Bionic Woman, ran from 1976 to 1978. Several television movies featuring both eponymous characters were also produced between 1987 and 1994.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E03 September 28th, 1975 Neils Lindstrom

The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour

Program genre

Variety show
Comedy

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The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour is an American variety show starring American pop-singer Cher and her husband Sonny Bono. The show ran on CBS in the United States, when it premiered in August 1971. The show was canceled May 1974, due to the couple's divorce, though the duo would reunite in 1976 for the identically-formatted The Sonny & Cher Show, which ran until 1977.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S04-E01 September 12th, 1973

The Steve Allen Show

Program genre

Variety show

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The Steve Allen Show was an American variety show hosted by Steve Allen from June 1956 to June 1960 on NBC, from September 1961 to December 1961 on ABC, and in first-run syndication from 1962 to 1964.nThe first three seasons aired on Sunday nights at 8:00pm Eastern Time, then on Mondays at 10:00pm Eastern in the 1959-60 season. After a season's absence, the series briefly returned on Wednesdays at 7:30pm Eastern. The syndicated version aired mostly in late nights.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S05-E06 November 9th, 1959

The West Point Story

Program genre

Anthology

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The West Point Story is a dramatic anthology television series shown in the United States by Columbia Broadcasting System during the 1956-57 season and by ABC during the 1957-58 season.nThe West Point Story, produced with the full cooperation of the United States Department of Defense and the United States Military Academy, was said to be based on actual files documenting many of the real-life dramatic occurrences at West Point over the years. Names and dates were altered in order to protect the privacy of the real people portrayed, however. The program was hosted by a fictional cadet, Charles C. Thompson.nDuring its second season on ABC, The West Point Story was in competition with NBC's The Californians, set in San Francisco during the gold rush of the 1850s, and with The $64,000 Question quiz series on CBS. The West Point Story was replaced on the summer schedule in 1958 by Jack Wyatt's Confession, which continued to air during the first half of the 1958-1959 season in the 10 p.m. Tuesday evening time slot.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E15 January 11th, 1957
S01-E02 October 12th, 1956 Major Neilson

Wagon Train

Program genre

Western

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Wagon Train is an American Western series that ran on NBC 1957–62 and then on ABC 1962–65, although the network also aired daytime repeats, as Major Adams, Trailmaster and Trailmaster, from January 1963 to September 1965. The show debuted at #15 in the Nielsen ratings, rose to #2 in the next three seasons, and peaked at #1 in the 1961–62 television season. After moving to ABC in the autumn of 1962, the ratings began to decline, and Wagon Train did not again make the Top 20 listing.nThe series initially starred veteran movie supporting actor Ward Bond as the wagon master, later replaced upon his death by John McIntire, and Robert Horton as the scout, subsequently replaced by lookalike Robert Fuller a year after Horton had decided to leave the series.nThe series was inspired by the 1950 film Wagon Master directed by John Ford and starring Ben Johnson, Harry Carey Jr. and Ward Bond, and harkens back to the early widescreen wagon train epic The Big Trail starring John Wayne and featuring Bond in his first major screen appearance playing a supporting role.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E09 November 13th, 1957 Private John Sumter
Bernard Girard

Basketball statistics 2

Seasson Team G AST Avg. AST Avg. BLK Avg. PF Avg. PTS Avg. REB Avg. STL Avg. TO BLK DREB FG % FGA FGM FT % FTA FTM OREB PF PTS REB STL 3FGA 3FGM TO 3P %
1946-47 BAA season Boston Celtics 49 40 0.8 2.6 4.6 0.247 380 94 0.464 84 39 129 227
1947-48 BAA season Boston Celtics 4 1 0.3 1.3 3.0 0.385 13 5 0.667 3 2 5 12

Abbrevations

G Games, AST Assists, BLK Blocks, DREB Defensive Rebounds, FG % Field Goal Percentage, FGA Field Goal Attempts, FGM Field goals made, FT % Free throws percentage, FTA Free throws attempted , FTM Free throws made, OREB Offensive Rebounds, PF Personal Fouls, PTS Points, REB Rebounds, STL Steals, 3FGA three-point field goals attempted, 3FGM three-point field goals made, TO turnovers, 3P % 3-Point Field Goal Percentage

Baseball statistics

Seasson Team AB G H R BB BA GDP GS HBP HR IBB OBP RBI SF SH SLG SO 2B 3B
1949 Major League Baseball Season Brooklyn Dodgers 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0
1951 Major League Baseball season Chicago Cubs 201 66 48 16 12 0.239 0 0 0 2 0.282 18 1 0.303 25 5 1

Abbrevations

AB - At bat, G - Games, H - Hits allowed, R - Runs, BB - Base on balls , BA - Batting average, GDP or GIDP - Ground into double play, GS - Grand Slam, HBP - Hit by pitch, HR - Home runs, IBB - Intentional base on balls, OBP - On-base percentage, RBI - Run batted in, SF - Sacrifice fly, SH - Sacrifice hit, SLG - Slugging average, 2B - Double, 3B - Triple

Wikipedia

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