Kim Darby Actor

Kim Darby (born July 8, 1947) is an American actress perhaps best known for co-starring with John Wayne and country singer/actor Glen Campbell in the 1969 western True Grit. Darby was born Deborah Zerby in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of professional dancers Inga and Jon Zerby. Her father insisted on calling her "Derby" Zerby because he believed it was a great stagename. Darby began acting at age fifteen and has appeared in many films and television shows. Her first appearance was as a dancer in the 1963 film Bye Bye Birdie. Among her best known roles are True Grit (1969) playing a fourteen-year-old when she was twenty-one years old; Gunsmoke (1967 episodes "The Lure" and "Vengeance"); The One and Only (1978); Better Off Dead (1985); and Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995). Her television roles included an appearance in the 1960s NBC series The Eleventh Hour, The Fugitive, Ironside and in the first season of Star Trek as the title character in "Miri". She appeared in the episode "'Tis Better Have Loved and Lost" in the 1965 NBC sitcom The John Forsythe Show. She was cast as "Angel" in the classic two-part Gunsmoke episode "Vengeance.

Personal details

Date of birth
July 8th, 1947
Nationality
United States of America
Places lived
Studio City , California

Family

Parents
Spouses
Children

Movie performances

Average rating by genre

GenreNum. of titlesAvg. rating
Comedy95.79
Drama136.48
Romance36.63
Western27.1
Horror25.9
Thriller24.7
Crime36.0

1. Dead Letters (2007)

Drama
played Barbs
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
90.0
Garrett Clancy

Dead Letters is a 2007 independent feature film written and directed by Garrett Clancy, executive produced by Paul Hellweg, produced by Josephina Sykes, and co-produced by Brad Sykes. It stars C. Thomas Howell, Geoffrey Lewis, Kim Darby, Joe Unger and Duane Whitaker. It was originally entitled Cold Ones, and was retitled by Distributor, Leo Films, for its 2009 DVD release. It won Honorable Mention in the feature film category at the 2007 Buffalo Niagara Film Festival. The film's score was composed by David Baerwald who also has several songs on the soundtrack, including "Hi Ho" with vocals by Terra Naomi. Dead Letters also played at the 2007 Real to Reel Film Festival in North Carolina, and both The California Independent and the Kern Projections Film Festivals.

Awards

Top cast

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

2. Mockingbird Don't Sing (2001)

Drama
played Louise Standon
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
98.0
1 Show list $3M

Mockingbird Don't Sing is a 2001 American independent film based on the true story of Genie, a modern-day feral child. The film is told from the point of view of Dr. Susan Curtiss, a professor of linguistics at University of California, Los Angeles. Although the film is based on a true story, all of the names are fictitious for legal reasons. The film was released to US theaters on May 4, 2001. It won first prize for best screenplay at the Rhode Island International Film Festival.

Awards

Top cast

Dr. Judy Bingham
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Genie
English
United States of America

3. Newsbreak (2000)

Action, Drama
played Frances Johnson
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
95.0
Paul Tarantino
1 Show list

Awards

Top cast

John McNamara
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United Kingdom, United States of America

4. The Last Best Sunday (1999)

Drama
played Mrs. Summers
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
101.0
Michael S. Murphey
Karen Kelly
5 Show list

The Last Best Sunday is a 1999 film directed by Don Most.

Awards

Top cast

Sheriff Weaks
Bartender
Lolly Ann Summers
Deputy Sheriff Bennett
Mrs. Larksmont
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Zoran Hochstatter
English
United States of America

5. Halloween 6 (1995)

Horror, Thriller
played Debra Strode
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
96.0
Paul Freeman
Daniel Farrands
, ,
12 Show list $5M

Picking up six years after the events of Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers, this competently produced but ultimately disappointing sequel attempts to tie up the uneven horror series' loose ends with a less-than-convincing resolution. This installment opens with Jamie Lloyd (J.C. Brandy), young niece of supernatural psycho-killer Michael Myers, giving birth on an altar amid a mysterious Druid ceremony. Before she is killed by her monstrous uncle, Jamie manages to leave her baby in the care of young Tommy Doyle (Paul Rudd), who has pursued a lifelong obsession with the horrific Myers family legacy in the town of Haddonfield, IL. Living with members of the Strode family, Tommy comes to suspect that one of them, little Danny Strode (Devin Gardner), is cursed with the same malevolent power that drove Michael to murder several members of his family. When Michael arrives in Haddonfield to find and destroy Jamie's baby, Tommy joins forces with Dr. Sam Loomis (Donald Pleasence), Michael's ex-psychiatrist and a life-long crusader against his sinister former patient, to find the connection between Michael and the Man in Black and end the curse once and for all. Released shortly after Pleasence's death, this confusing, horribly edited blend of tired slasher clichés and X-Files-inspired subplots is a poor testament to the long career of the distinguished and compelling character actor.

Awards

Top cast

Tommy Doyle
Samuel Loomis
Dr. Terence Wynn
Michael Myers
Jamie Lloyd
John Strode
Barry Simms
Drunk College Student
Kara Strode
Mrs. Blankenship
Tim Strode
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Serial killer
Alan Howarth
,
Paul Rabjohns
Billy Dickson
Ann Gray Lambert
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
English
United States of America

6. Teen Wolf Too (1987)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy
played Professor Brooks
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
94.0
Christopher Leitch
,
, ,
Matthew Weisman
1 Show list $3M

Teen Wolf Too is a 1987 American comedy film and is the sequel to Teen Wolf. The film was directed by Christopher Leitch based on a script by R. Timothy Kring, Jeph Loeb, Bret Granville and Matthew Weisman. The film stars Jason Bateman as Todd Howard, James Hampton as Uncle Harold Howard, John Astin as Dean Dunn, and Kim Darby as Professor Tanya Brooks.

Awards

Top cast

Todd Howard
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Shapeshifting
Boxing
,
Mark Goldenberg
Jules Brenner
English
United States of America

7. Better Off Dead (1985)

Comedy, Romance
played Jenny Meyer
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
97.0
Andrew Meyer
,
Gil Friesen
,
Michael Jaffe
1 Show list

Better Off Dead is a 1985 American teen romantic comedy film starring John Cusack and written and directed by Savage Steve Holland. It tells the story of high school student Lane Myer who is suicidal after his girlfriend breaks up with him.

Awards

Top cast

Lane Meyer
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Isidore Mankofsky
Better Off Dead
English
United States of America

8. Summer Girl (1983)

Drama
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
96.0
Robert Michael Lewis

Summer Girl is a 1983 drama film directed by Robert Michael Lewis.

Awards

Top cast

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

9. Flatbed Annie and Sweetie Pie: Lady Truckers (1979)

Drama, Comedy
played Sweetiepie
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
96.0
Robert Greenwald

2 lady truck drivers buy their own rig & try to make a go of it.

Awards

Top cast

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

10. The One and Only (1978)

Comedy, Romance
played Mary Crawford
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
97.0
1 Show list

The One and Only is a 1978 comedy film starring Henry Winkler, directed by Carl Reiner and written by Steve Gordon.

Awards

Top cast

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

11. The Story of Pretty Boy Floyd (1974)

Crime, Drama
played Ruby Hardgrave
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
90.0
Jo Swerling Jr.
Clyde Ware
Clyde Ware
7 Show list

The Story of Pretty Boy Floyd is a 1974 crime drama TV movie directed and written by Clyde Ware.

Awards

Top cast

Bradley Floyd
Pretty Boy Floyd
Dominic Morrell
Ma Floyd
Mr. Suggs
Eddie Richetti
E.W. Floyd
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Pretty Boy Floyd
J.J. Jones
Charles Waldo
English
United States of America

12. This Is the West That Was (1974)

Western, Comedy
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
90.0

This Is the West That Was is a 1974 western comedy film directed by Fielder Cook.

Awards

Top cast

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

13. Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (1973)

Horror
played Sally Hurst
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
74.0

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is an American made-for-television dark fantasy film directed by John Newland and starring Kim Darby and Jim Hutton. It was released by Lorimar Productions and was first telecast on ABC on Wednesday October 10, 1973. It has since been shown many times in syndication and was distributed on home video and now on DVD. It is known as Nightmare in certain countries in Europe. The film focuses on a housewife who unleashes a band of goblin creatures from within a sealed fireplace in the Victorian mansion that she and her husband are restoring. In later years, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark became a cult film, and a theatrical remake of the same name was released in August 2011.

Awards

Top cast

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

14. The Grissom Gang (1971)

Crime, Drama
played Barbara Blandish
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
128.0
1 Show list

The Grissom Gang is a 1971 American period gangster film directed and produced by Robert Aldrich. The screenplay was by Leon Griffiths, based on the novel No Orchids for Miss Blandish by James Hadley Chase. The cinematographer was Joseph Biroc. The cast includes Kim Darby, Scott Wilson, Tony Musante, Robert Lansing, Irene Dailey, Connie Stevens, Wesley Addy, Joey Faye and Ralph Waite.

Awards

Top cast

Anna Borg
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Norma Koch
English
United States of America

15. The Strawberry Statement (1970)

Drama, Romance
played Linda
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
109.0
Stuart Hagmann
21 Show list 1 Show list

The Strawberry Statement is a 1970 cult film about the counterculture and student revolts of the 1960s, loosely based on the non-fiction book by James Simon Kunen about the Columbia University protests of 1968.

Awards

1970 Cannes Jury Prize

Top cast

Elliot #2
Elliot #1
Woman #4
Policeman at Gate
Dean's Secretary
Guerilla Theatre Troupe #7
Student #3
Charlie
Student Guard
Grocer
Girl with Clipboard
Dr. Benton
TV Newscaster
Professor
Student #2
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

16. Norwood (1970)

Comedy
played Rita Lee Chipman
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
96.0
1 Show list

Norwood is a 1970 film that reunites True Grit co-stars Glen Campbell and Kim Darby, also featuring Joe Namath. It was based on the book of the same title, written by Charles Portis, but updated from the original 1950s setting to 1970. The film marked the next-to-last screen appearance of actor Jack Haley. As of 2013, there has yet to be a DVD or Blu-ray release, though Norwood is sometimes available to stream on Netflix in America.

Awards

Top cast

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

17. True Grit (1969)

Adventure, Western, Drama
played Mattie Ross
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
127.0
20 Show list 2 Show list

True Grit is a 1969 American western Technicolor film written by Marguerite Roberts and directed by Henry Hathaway. The picture is the first adaptation of Charles Portis' 1968 novel True Grit. John Wayne stars as U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn and won his only Academy Award for his performance in this film. Wayne reprised his role as Cogburn in the 1975 sequel Rooster Cogburn. Historians believe Rooster was based on deputy U.S. marshal Heck Thomas, who brought in some of the toughest outlaws. The supporting cast features Glen Campbell, Kim Darby, Robert Duvall, Dennis Hopper and Strother Martin.

Awards

1969 Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama
1969 Academy Award for Best Actor

Top cast

Ned Pepper
Courtroom Spectator #2
Rooster Cogburn
Lawyer Daggett
Col. Stonehill
Tom Chaney
Emmett Quincy
R. Ryan
Sheriff
Judge Parker
Judge Parker's Bailiff
Mrs. Floyd
Deputy at Prisoner Unloading
Mrs. Ross
Lawyer Goudy
Barlow
Condemned Man at Hanging
Frank Ross
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
True Grit
English
United States of America

18. Generation (1969)

Comedy
played Doris Bolton Owen
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
109.0

Generation is a 1969 comedy film directed by George Schaefer.

Awards

Top cast

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

19. The Karate Killers (1967)

Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
92.0
2 Show list

The Karate Killers is a 1967 feature length film version of The Man from U.N.C.L.E.’s third season two-part episode "The Five Daughters Affair." The episodes were originally broadcast in the United States on March 31, 1967 and April 7, 1967 on NBC. It, as does the television series, stars Robert Vaughn and David McCallum. It is the sixth such feature film that used as its basis a reedited version of one or more episodes from the series. Joan Crawford, Telly Savalas, Herbert Lom, Diane Baker, Jill Ireland and Kim Darby are among those in the cast. Jill Ireland was David McCallum's wife when the movie was made. The first four U.N.C.L.E. feature films made significant changes and additions to the episodes from which they were drawn. This movie, like the one immediately before it, makes relatively minimal changes to the episodes. No major scenes were added or removed, but various trims were made to fit the episodes into the running time of the film and musical cues and accompanying music was sometimes changed. Also changed were some short scenes that became more violent or sexy than generally shown on American network television at the time.

Awards

Top cast

Count Valeriano De Fanzini
Amanda True
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

20. Bus Riley's Back in Town (1965)

Drama
played Gussie
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
93.0
Harvey Hart

Bus Riley's Back in Town is a movie written by William Inge, directed by Harvey Hart, and starring Ann-Margret and Michael Parks. Inge, who had been one of America's top playwrights and screenwriters since the early 1950s, was very unhappy with changes made to his script, apparently to highlight Ann-Margret's character. He had his name removed from the credits, replacing it with the name "Walter Gage." It turned out to be the last of Inge's works brought to the screen during his lifetime. Though Ann-Margret was the film's best-known cast member, trailers for "Bus Riley" heavily promoted Parks as Hollywood's next big star. However, the movie had only modest success, and did little for Parks' career. The drama depicts a man returning to his small Midwestern hometown after three years in the Navy and trying to make a life for himself. He suffers a series of personal and career disappointments. Early in the movie, Riley discovers that an older male friend who has promised him a mechanic's job wants a live-in sexual relationship as part of the bargain. A disillusioned Riley walks out.

Awards

Top cast

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

21. Bye Bye Birdie (1963)

Comedy, Musical
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
112.0
9 Show list

Bye Bye Birdie is a 1963 musical comedy film from Columbia Pictures. It is a film adaptation of the stage production of the same name. The screenplay was written by Michael Stewart and Irving Brecher, with music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Lee Adams. Directed by George Sidney, the film version starred Dick Van Dyke, reprising his Broadway role as Albert Peterson, along with Maureen Stapleton as Mae Peterson, Janet Leigh as Rosie DeLeon, Paul Lynde reprising his Broadway role as Harry MacAfee, Bobby Rydell as Hugo Peabody, and Ann-Margret as Kim MacAfee. The story was inspired by the phenomenon of popular singer Elvis Presley being drafted into the United States Army in 1957. Jesse Pearson plays the role of teen idol Conrad Birdie, whose character name is a word play on another pop singer of the era, Conway Twitty. Presley himself was the first choice for the role of Birdie, but his manager, Colonel Tom Parker, rejected the idea as he did not want Presley in any roles that were parodies of himself. Ed Sullivan appears as himself, host of the popular, long-running CBS TV variety show.

Awards

Top cast

Rosie DeLeon
Albert F. Peterson
Mama Mae Peterson
Mr. Maude
Harry McAfee
Bob Precht
Claude Paisley
Hugo Peabody
Conrad Birdie
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Bye Bye Birdie (1963 film cast)
English, Yue Chinese, Russian
United States of America

Starring TV roles

1. Rich Man, Poor Man

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

Virginia Calderwood
American Broadcasting Company
February 1st, 1976 2
James Carroll Jordan
English

Guest TV appearances

ABC Movie of the Week

Program genre

Anthology

External resources

The ABC Movie of the Week was a weekly television anthology series, featuring made-for-TV movies, that aired on the ABC network in various permutations from 1969 to 1976, though ABC continued to premiere new TV films every Sunday prime time night until 2005.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S00-E00 January 22nd, 1972

Archer (1975)

External resources

Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E03 February 13th, 1975 Leslie Griffith
Edward M. Abroms

Baretta

Program genre

Drama
Police procedural
Action
Crime Fiction
Adventure Film
Action/Adventure

External resources

Baretta is an American detective television series which ran on ABC from 1975 to 1978. The show was a milder version of a successful 1973–74 ABC series, Toma, starring Tony Musante as chameleon-like, real-life New Jersey police officer David Toma. While popular, Toma received intense criticism at the time for its realistic and frequent depiction of police and criminal violence. When Musante left the series after a single season, the concept was retooled as Baretta, with Robert Blake in the title role.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E01 September 10th, 1975 Anne

Ben Casey

Program genre

Medical fiction
Drama
Medical drama

External resources

Ben Casey is an American medical drama series which ran on ABC from 1961 to 1966.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S05-E23 February 21st, 1966 Gail McBride

Bonanza

Program genre

Action
Action/Adventure
Adventure Film
Western

External resources

Bonanza is an NBC television western series that ran from September 12, 1959, to January 16, 1973. Lasting 14 seasons and 430 episodes, it ranks as the second longest running western series, and within the top 10 longest running, live-action American series. It continues to air in syndication.nThe show centers on the Cartwright family, who live in the area of Virginia City, Nevada, bordering Lake Tahoe. The series stars Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, and later, David Canary and Mitch Vogel.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S09-E09 November 12th, 1967 Trudy Loughlin

Cool Million

Program genre

Crime Fiction
Police procedural

External resources

Cool Million is an American crime drama series that aired on NBC as an element in its wheel series The NBC Wednesday Mystery Movie during its 1972-73 schedule.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E01 October 25th, 1972 Annette Borne ,

Crazy like a Fox

Program genre

Police procedural
Crime Fiction
Drama
Television comedy

External resources

Crazy Like a Fox is an American television series set in San Francisco, California, that aired on CBS from December 30, 1984 to May 3, 1986.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E22 May 3rd, 1986 Jenny Fenwick
Sigmund Neufeld Jr.

Dr. Kildare

Program genre

Medical drama

External resources

Dr. Kildare is an NBC medical drama television series which ran from September 27, 1961 until April 5, 1966, encompassing a total of 190 episodes. The show, which premiered at the same time as an ABC medical drama, Ben Casey, quickly achieved success and helped spark a number of new shows dealing with the medical field. Kildare told the story of a young intern, Dr. James Kildare (Richard Chamberlain), working in a fictional large metropolitan hospital (Blair General) whilst trying to learn his profession, dealing with the problems of the patients, and winning the respect of the senior doctor, Dr. Leonard Gillespie (Raymond Massey).
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S04-E05 October 22nd, 1964 Sandy Kimball
Jerry McNeely
S03-E29 April 16th, 1964 Patsy Carey

E/R

Program genre

Sitcom
Comedy
Medical fiction

External resources

E/R is an American television sitcom that aired in 1984 and 1985. Developed from the long running play of the same name created and produced by the Organic Theater Company under the direction of Stuart Gordon and conceived by Dr. Ronald Berman, the series was produced by Norman Lear and Embassy Television and lasted a single season. Shuko Akune and Bruce A. Young reprised their roles from the original Organic Theater Company production of the play.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E10 November 7th, 1984 Mrs. Johnson

Ghost Story

Program genre

Horror

External resources

Ghost Story is a horror thriller TV series written by Stanley Elkin.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E15 January 12th, 1973 Cindy

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
S13-E05 October 9th, 1967
S13-E04 October 2nd, 1967 Angel
S12-E23 February 25th, 1967 Carrie Neely

Hotel

Program genre

Soap opera
Drama

External resources

Hotel is an American prime time drama series which aired on ABC from September 21, 1983, to May 5, 1988, in the timeslot following Dynasty.nBased on Arthur Hailey's 1965 novel of the same name, the series was produced by Aaron Spelling and set in the elegant and fictitious St. Gregory Hotel in San Francisco. Establishing shots of the hotel were filmed in front of The Fairmont San Francisco atop the Nob Hill neighborhood. Episodes followed the activities of passing guests, as well as the personal and professional lives of the hotel staff.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E07 December 12th, 1984 Jean Lawrence

Ironside

Program genre

Crime
Drama
Crime Fiction

External resources

Ironside is a Universal television series that ran on NBC from September 14, 1967, to January 16, 1975. The show starred Raymond Burr as a paraplegic Chief of Detectives, Robert T. Ironside. The character debuted on March 28, 1967 in a TV movie. When broadcast in the United Kingdom the show was initially titled A Man Called Ironside. The show earned Burr six Emmy and two Golden Globe nominations.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S07-E08 November 8th, 1973 Samantha
S07-E09 November 8th, 1973

Judd, for the Defense

Program genre

Drama
Legal drama
Legal

External resources

Judd, for the Defense is an American legal drama originally broadcast on the ABC network on Friday nights from September 8, 1967, to September 19, 1969.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E06 October 13th, 1967 Cassie Rossiter

Mr. Novak

Program genre

Drama

External resources

Mr. Novak is an American dramatic series starring James Franciscus in the title role, which aired on NBC for two seasons, from 1963 to 1965.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E20 February 16th, 1965 Judy Wheeler
Allen Reisner
S01-E02 October 1st, 1963 Julie Dean

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
S11-E16 February 19th, 1995 Joan Kemp
Anthony Pullen Shaw

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
S01-E20 March 5th, 1974
S02-E11 December 17th, 1974

Run for Your Life

Program genre

Action/Adventure
Drama
Adventure Film
Action

External resources

Run for Your Life is an American television drama series starring Ben Gazzara as a man with only a short time to live. It ran on NBC from 1965 to 1968. The series was created by Roy Huggins, who had previously explored the man on the move concept with The Fugitive.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E24 March 9th, 1968 Carol Sherman
S02-E12 December 5th, 1966 Tina

Scarecrow and Mrs. King

Program genre

Drama
Espionage

External resources

Scarecrow and Mrs. King is an American television series that aired from October 3, 1983, to May 28, 1987 on CBS.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E03 October 7th, 1985 Elizabeth Sullivan

Star Trek: The Original Series

Program genre

Science Fiction
Drama
Action
Action/Adventure
Adventure Film

Official site

External resources

Star Trek is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry that follows the adventures of the starship USS Enterprise and its crew. It later acquired the retronym of Star Trek: The Original Series to distinguish the show within the media franchise that it began.nThe show is set in the Milky Way galaxy, roughly during the 2260s. The ship and crew are led by Captain James T. Kirk, first officer and science officer Spock, and chief medical officer Leonard McCoy. Shatner's voice-over introduction during each episode's opening credits stated the starship's purpose:nSpace: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before.nThe series was produced 1966–67 by Desilu Productions, and by Paramount Television 1968–69. Star Trek aired on NBC from September 8, 1966 to June 3, 1969. Star Trek's Nielsen ratings while on NBC were low, and the network canceled it after three seasons and 79 episodes.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E08 October 27th, 1966

The Donna Reed Show

Program genre

Sitcom
Comedy

External resources

The Donna Reed Show is an American situation comedy starring Donna Reed as the middle-class housewife Donna Stone. Carl Betz co-stars as her pediatrician husband Dr. Alex Stone, and Shelley Fabares and Paul Petersen as their teenage children, Mary and Jeff. The show originally aired on ABC from September 24, 1958 to March 19, 1966. When Fabares left the show in 1963, Petersen's little sister, Patty Petersen, joined the cast as adopted daughter Trisha.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S07-E28 March 25th, 1965 Katy Dalton

The Facts of Life

Program genre

Comedy
Drama
Sitcom

External resources

The Facts of Life is an American sitcom that originally ran on the NBC television network from August 24, 1979, to May 7, 1988, making it one of the longest running sitcoms of the 1980s. A spin-off of the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes, the series' premise focuses on Edna Garrett as she becomes a housemother at the fictional Eastland School, an all-female boarding school in Peekskill, New York.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S05-E24 May 2nd, 1984 Doris Garrett

The Fugitive

Program genre

Thriller
Action
Drama
Mystery
Adventure Film
Action/Adventure
Crime Fiction

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The Fugitive is an American drama series created by Roy Huggins and produced by QM Productions and United Artists Television that aired on ABC from 1963 to 1967. David Janssen stars as Richard Kimble, a physician who is falsely convicted of his wife's murder and sentenced to receive the death penalty. En route to death row, Kimble's train derails over a switch, allowing him to escape and begin a cross-country search for the real killer, a one-armed man.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S04-E06 October 18th, 1966 Ruth Simmons
Lee Loeb
S03-E08 November 2nd, 1965 Sharon Wolfe
Daniel B. Ullman

The X-Files

Program genre

Live action
Film noir
Drama
Crime Fiction
Science Fiction
Mystery
Cryptozoology
Supernatural
Thriller
Comedy

Official site

External resources

The X-Files is an American science fiction horror drama television series created by Chris Carter. The program originally aired from September 10, 1993 to May 19, 2002 on Fox, spanning nine seasons and 202 episodes. The series revolves around FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully investigating X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to make scientific analyses of Mulder's discoveries to debunk his work and thus return him to mainstream cases. Early in the series, both agents become pawns in a larger conflict and come to trust only each other. They develop a close relationship, which begins as a platonic friendship, but becomes a romance by series end. In addition to the series-spanning story arc, Monster-of-the-Week episodes form roughly two-thirds of the episodes. Such stand-alone episodes enrich the show's background while not affecting its ongoing mythology.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S07-E10 February 6th, 2000 Kathy Lee Tencate ,

Thriller

Program genre

Anthology
Drama
Thriller
Suspense

External resources

Thriller is a British television series, originally broadcast in the UK from 1973 to 1976. It is an anthology series: each episode has a self-contained story and its own cast. As the title suggests, each story is a thriller of some variety, from tales of the supernatural to down-to-earth whodunits.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S05-E05 May 10th, 1975

Trapper John, M.D.

Program genre

Drama
Medical fiction

External resources

Trapper John, M.D. is an American television medical drama and spin-off of the film MASH. Pernell Roberts portrayed the title character, a lovable surgeon who became a mentor and father figure in San Francisco, California. The show ran on CBS from September 23, 1979, to September 4, 1986. Roberts played the character more than twice as long as had Wayne Rogers in the series M*A*S*H.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S04-E18 February 20th, 1983 Cassie Thomas
Robert Bielak

Wagon Train

Program genre

Western

External resources

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
S08-E13 December 20th, 1964 Heather Heatherington

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