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William West Anderson (September 19, 1928 – June 9, 2017), known professionally as Adam West, was an American actor known primarily for his role as Batman in the 1960s ABC series of the same name and its 1966 theatrical feature film.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
Mary William Ethelbert Appleton "Billie" Burke (August 7, 1884 – May 14, 1970) was an American actress who was famous on Broadway, on radio, early silent film, and subsequently in sound film.
Black and white, often abbreviated B/W or B&W, and hyphenated black-and-white when used as an adjective, is any of several monochrome forms in visual arts.
Robert Lamar Thompson (August 24, 1924 – May 21, 2013) was a composer, arranger, and orchestra leader from the 1950s through the 1980s.
William Henry Pratt (23 November 1887 – 2 February 1969), better known by his stage name Boris Karloff, was an English actor who was primarily known for his roles in horror films.
Bourbon Street Beat is a private detective series which aired on the ABC network from 1959-1960 and featured Richard Long as Rex Randolph, Andrew Duggan as Cal Calhoun, Van Williams as Kenny Madison, and Arlene Howell as Melody Lee Mercer, the secretary at the New Orleans detective agency in which they worked.
Christian Ludolf "Buddy" Ebsen Jr. (April 2, 1908 – July 6, 2003) was an American actor and dancer, whose career spanned seven decades, including the role of Jed Clampett in the CBS television sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies (1962–1971) and the title character in the television detective drama Barnaby Jones (1973–1980), also on CBS.
Oliver Burgess Meredith (November 16, 1907 – September 9, 1997) was an American actor, director, producer, and writer.
Carole Mathews (September 13, 1920 — November 6, 2014) was an American actress of film and television.
Raymon Lee Cramton (June 11, 1937 – July 24, 2012), known professionally as Chad Everett, was an American actor who appeared in more than 40 films and television series.
Clinton Eastwood Jr. (born May 31, 1930) is an American actor, filmmaker, musician, and political figure.
Cloris Leachman (born April 30, 1926) is an American actress and comedian.
Conflict is a 1956 to 1957 American ABC television series that was a successor to the earlier Warner Brothers Presents.
Connie Stevens (born Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingoglia; August 8, 1938) is an American actress, director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, editor, and singer.
Crime cinema, in the broadest sense, is a cinematic genre inspired by and analogous to the crime fiction literary genre.
Dean Martin (born Dino Paul Crocetti; June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995) was an American singer, actor, comedian and film producer.
Jackson DeForest Kelley (January 20, 1920 – June 11, 1999), known to colleagues as "De", was an American actor, screenwriter, poet and singer known for his roles in Westerns and as Dr.
Diane Ladd (born November 29, 1935) is an American actress, film director, producer and author.
Donna Douglas (born Doris Ione Smith; September 26, 1932 – January 1, 2015) was an American actress and singer, known for her role as Elly May Clampett in CBS's The Beverly Hillbillies (1962–1971).
Dyan Cannon (born Samille Diane Friesen; January 4, 1937) is an American actress, director, screenwriter, producer, and editor.
Edd Byrnes (born July 30, 1933) is an American actor best known for his starring role in the television series 77 Sunset Strip. He also was featured in the 1978 film Grease as television teen-dance show host Vince Fontaine, and was a charting recording artist with "Kookie, Kookie—Lend Me Your Comb" (with Connie Stevens).
Efrem Zimbalist Jr. (November 30, 1918 – May 2, 2014) was an American actor known for his starring roles in the television series 77 Sunset Strip and The F.B.I. He is also known as recurring character "Dandy Jim Buckley" in the series Maverick and as the voice behind the character Alfred Pennyworth in Batman: The Animated Series and associated spin-offs.
Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery (April 15, 1933 – May 18, 1995) was an American film, stage, and television actress whose career spanned five decades.
Ellen Burstyn (born Edna Rae Gillooly; December 7, 1932) is an American actress best known for her roles in films of the 1970s, such as The Last Picture Show, The Exorcist, and Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, for which she won an Academy Award.
Espionage or spying, is the act of obtaining secret or confidential information without the permission of the holder of the information.
Eva Elizabeth "Eve" McVeagh (July 15, 1919 – December 10, 1997) was an American actress of film, television, stage, and radio.
Executive producer (EP) is one of the top positions in the making of a commercial entertainment product.
Vina Fay Wray (September 15, 1907 – August 8, 2004) was a Canadian-American actress most noted for starring as Ann Darrow in the 1933 film King Kong.
Filmmaking (or, in an academic context, film production) is the process of making a film, generally in the sense of films intended for extensive theatrical exhibition.
Fractured Flickers is a live-action syndicated half-hour television comedy show that was produced by Jay Ward, who is otherwise known for animated cartoons.
Stanislaus Pascal Franchot Tone (February 27, 1905 – September 18, 1968), was an American stage, film, and television actor.
Francis Xavier Bushman (January 10, 1883 – August 23, 1966) was an American film actor and director.
Virginia Cathryn "Gena" Rowlands (born June 19, 1930) is an American actress, whose career in film, stage, and television has spanned over six decades.
George Albert "Georgie" Jessel (April 3, 1898 – May 23, 1981) was an American illustrated song "model", actor, singer, songwriter, and film producer.
Gerald Mohr (June 11, 1914 – November 9, 1968) was an American radio, film, and television character actor and frequent leading man, who appeared in more than 500 radio plays, 73 films, and over 100 television shows.
Girl on the Run is a 1958 private detective film starring Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., Erin O'Brien, and Edd Byrnes.
Robert Gordon Bau, known as Gordon Bau and sometimes as Gordy Bau (July 1, 1907 – July 21, 1975), was the make-up supervisor at Warner Brothers Studios in Los Angeles, California, who worked in scores of films and episodes of more than twenty television series.
Harley-Davidson, Inc. (H-D), or Harley, is an American motorcycle manufacturer, founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1903.
The Harley-Davidson Topper was the only motor scooter that the Harley-Davidson Motor Company ever produced.
Hawaiian Eye is an American detective television series that ran from October 1959 to April 1963 on the ABC television network.
Hipster or hepcat, as used in the 1940s, referred to aficionados of jazz, in particular bebop, which became popular in the early 1940s.
Honolulu is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Hawaiokinai.
I Love Trouble is a 1948 American film noir mystery film written by Roy Huggins from his first novel The Double Take, directed by S. Sylvan Simon, and starring Franchot Tone as Stuart Bailey.
Ida Lupino (4 February 1918Recorded in Births Mar 1918 Camberwell Vol. 1d, p. 1019 (Free BMD). Transcribed as "Lupine" in the official births index – 3 August 1995) was an English-American actress and singer, who became a pioneering director and producer—the only woman working within the 1950s Hollywood studio system to do so.
Nellie Elizabeth "Irish" McCalla (December 25, 1928 – February 1, 2002) was an American actress and artist best known as the title star of the 1950s television series Sheena, Queen of the Jungle.
Irving Joseph Moore (April 7, 1919 – July 2, 1993) was an American television director originally from Chicago, Illinois.
Jack Halloran (January 10, 1916January 24, 1997) was an American composer and choral director.
John Randolph Webb (April 2, 1920 – December 23, 1982) was an American actor, television producer, director, and screenwriter, who is most famous for his role as Sgt. Joe Friday in the ''Dragnet'' franchise (which he also created).
Jacqueline Beer (born Jacqueline Vangramberg; 14 October 1932 in Paris, France),Aaker, Everett (2006).
Janet De Gore (born 1930) is a retired American actress best known for her supporting roles on the ABC television series, The Law and Mr. Jones, in which she portrayed the legal secretary, Marsha Spear, to attorney Abraham Lincoln Jones, played by James Whitmore (1921–2009).
Jay Waverly North (born August 3, 1951) is an American actor.
Jerome W. "Jerry" Davis (January 5, 1924October 18, 2006) was a professional American football defensive back in the National Football League.
Jerry Livingston (born Jerry Levinson, March 25, 1909 – July 1, 1987) was an American songwriter and dance orchestra pianist.
James Gilmore Backus (February 25, 1913 – July 3, 1989) was an American radio, television, film, and voice actor.
James Patrick Caviezel (born September 26, 1968) is an American actor.
Joan Staley (born Joan Lynette McConchie; May 20, 1940) is an American actress.
Karen Steele (March 20, 1931 – March 12, 1988) was an American actress and model with more than 60 roles in film and television.
Francis Xavier Aloysius James Jeremiah Keenan Wynn (July 27, 1916 – October 14, 1986) was an American character actor.
La Cienega Boulevard is a major north–south arterial road that runs between El Segundo Boulevard in Hawthorne, California on the south and the Sunset Strip/Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood to the north.
A lawyer or attorney is a person who practices law, as an advocate, attorney, attorney at law, barrister, barrister-at-law, bar-at-law, counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor at law, or solicitor, but not as a paralegal or charter executive secretary.
Liliane Montevecchi (October 13, 1932 – June 29, 2018) was a French-Italian actress, dancer, and singer.
Louis Quinn (March 23, 1915 – September 14, 1988) was an American television and film actor, best known for his role as Roscoe, the comic relief racetrack tout, from 1958 to 1963 in the ABC/Warner Brothers detective television series, 77 Sunset Strip.
Mack David (July 5, 1912 – December 30, 1993) was an American lyricist and songwriter, best known for his work in film and television, with a career spanning the period between the early 1940s and the early 1970s.
Maria Elena Bello (born April 18, 1967) is an American actress and writer.
Margaret Julia "Marlo" Thomas (born November 21, 1937) is an American actress, producer, author, and social activist known for starring on the sitcom That Girl (1966–1971) and her award-winning children's franchise Free to Be... You and Me.
Mary Tyler Moore (December 29, 1936 – January 25, 2017) was an American actress, known for her roles in the television sitcoms The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970–1977), in which she starred as Mary Richards, a single woman working as a local news producer in Minneapolis, and The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966), in which she played Laura Petrie, a former dancer turned Westchester homemaker, wife and mother.
Maximilian Adalbert Baer Jr. (born December 4, 1937) is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, and director.
Maximilian Raoul Steiner (May 10, 1888 – December 28, 1971) was an Austrian-born American music composer for theatre and films.
MeTV (an abbreviation for Memorable Entertainment Television) is an American broadcast television network that is owned by Weigel Broadcasting and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Miami Beach is a coastal resort city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States.
Monaural or monophonic sound reproduction (often shortened to mono) is sound intended to be heard as if it were emanating from one position.
New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.
Nick Adams (born Nicholas Aloysius Adamshock, July 10, 1931 – February 7, 1968) was an American film and television actor and screenwriter.
National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.
Oren William Haglund (November 23, 1905 – September 15, 1972) was an American screenwriter and an assistant film director who became the production manager of 571 episodes of 11 Warner Brothers/ABC television series from 1955 to 1961.
Joseph Peter Breck (March 13, 1929 – February 6, 2012) was an American character actor.
Peter Lorre (born László Löwenstein; 26 June 1904 – 23 March 1964) was an Austro-Hungarian-born American actor.
Product placement, also known as embedded marketing, is a marketing technique in which references to specific brands or products are incorporated into another work, such as a film or television program, with specific promotional intent.
Randy Stuart, born as Elizabeth Shaubell (October 24, 1924 – July 20, 1996), was an American actress in film and television. A familiar face in several popular films of the 1940s and 1950s, and later in Western-themed television series, she is perhaps best remembered as Louise Carey, the wife of Scott Carey, played by Grant Williams, in The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957), a science-fiction classic named in 2009 as “culturally, historically or aesthetically” significant to be preserved for all time in the Library of Congress's National Film Registry.
Richard Long (December 17, 1927 – December 21, 1974) was an American actor best known for his leading roles in three ABC television series, including The Big Valley, Nanny and the Professor, and Bourbon Street Beat.
Robert Conrad (born Conrad Robert Falk; March 1, 1935) is a retired American film and television actor, singer, and stuntman.
Robert F. Logan, Jr. (born May 29, 1941) is an American actor who has appeared in numerous films and television programs, the most notable of which were a successful series of family adventure movies in the 1970s.
Robert Francis Vaughn (November 22, 1932 – November 11, 2016) was an American actor noted for his stage, film and television work.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. (March 16, 1916 - April 15, 1983) was a Mexican actor who appeared in American film and television from the mid-1940s to 1982.
Sir Roger George Moore (14 October 1927 – 23 May 2017) was an English actor.
Roger LaVerne Smith (December 18, 1932 – June 4, 2017) was an American television and film actor, producer and screenwriter.
Rolfe Sedan (January 20, 1896 – September 15, 1982) was an American character actor, best known for appearing in bit parts, often uncredited, usually portraying clerks, train conductors, postmen, cooks, waiters etc.
Roy Huggins (July 18, 1914 – April 3, 2002) was an American novelist and an influential writer/creator and producer of character-driven television series, including Maverick, The Fugitive, and The Rockford Files.
Roy Roberts (March 19, 1906 – May 28, 1975) was an American character actor.
Sanford Koufax (born Sanford Braun; December 30, 1935) is a former American Major League Baseball (MLB) left-handed pitcher.
A scooter (also referred to as a motor scooter to avoid confusion with kick scooter, but not to be confused with a motorized scooter) is a type of motorcycle with a step-through frame and a platform for the rider's feet.
Sherry D. Jackson (born February 15, 1942) is a retired American actress and former child star.
Shirley MacLaine (née Beaty; born April 24, 1934) is an American film, television and theater actress, singer, dancer, activist and author.
The single-camera setup, or single-camera mode of production, also known as Portable Single Camera, is a method of filmmaking and video production.
Spencer Bonaventure Tracy (April 5, 1900 – June 10, 1967) was an American actor, noted for his natural style and versatility.
Sunset Boulevard is a boulevard in the central and western part of Los Angeles County, California that stretches from Figueroa Street in Downtown Los Angeles to the Pacific Coast Highway at the Pacific Ocean.
Sunset Strip is the mile-and-a-half (2.4 km) stretch of Sunset Boulevard that passes through West Hollywood, California, United States.
Surfside 6 is an ABC television series which aired from 1960 to 1962.
Susan Oliver (born Charlotte Gercke, February 13, 1932 – May 10, 1990) was an American actress, television director and aviator.
Suzanne Storrs (April 13, 1934 – January 25, 1995), born Suzanne Storrs Poulton, was a former Miss Utah and an American television actress who appeared in sixteen different television series between 1954 and 1961, usually as the beautiful leading lady.
A television director is in charge of the activities involved in making a television program, or section of a programme.
The Old Man and the Sea is a short novel written by the American author Ernest Hemingway in 1951 in Cuba, and published in 1952.
The WB Television Network (commonly shortened to The WB and short for Warner Bros.) was an American television network that was first launched on broadcast television on January 11, 1995, as a joint venture between the Warner Bros. Entertainment division of Time Warner and the Tribune Broadcasting subsidiary of the Tribune Company, with the former acting as controlling partner.
Timothy David Olyphant (born May 20, 1968) is an American actor and producer.
Troy Donahue (born Merle Johnson, Jr., January 27, 1936 – September 2, 2001) was an American film and television actor and singer.
Tuesday Weld (born Susan Ker Weld; August 27, 1943) is an American actress.
In the television industry, an upfront is a gathering at the start of important advertising sales periods, held by television network executives and attended by major advertisers and the media.
William Conrad (September 27, 1920 – February 11, 1994) was an American World War II fighter pilot, actor, producer, and director whose career spanned five decades in radio, film, and television.
William Shatner (born March 22, 1931) is a Canadian actor, author, producer, and director.
William T. Orr (September 27, 1917December 25, 2002) was an American television producer associated with a series of western and detective programs of the 1950s-1970s.