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GRANDSON OF MOVIE LEGEND HAS DEBUT



Hickman Hill,(left) grandson of veteran Western actor Tom Mix,
makes his acting debut in a segment of Gunsmoke with star
James Arness (Marshal Matt Dillon).

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Original CBS TV series aired from
September 10, 1955 – March 31, 1075.

James Arness Bio, Net Worth, Age, Married, Wife, Children and Height
James Arness (born James King Aurness)
(May 26, 1923 – June 3, 2011)

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SOME TELEVISION FIRSTS ON THIS DAY ~

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Original Release: November 7, 1948 – September 29, 1958

Red Buttons - Wikipedia
Red Buttons (born Aaron Chwatt
(February 5, 1919 – July 13, 2006)


1956 – Red Buttons made his debut
as a television actor in "Studio One"
on CBS television.

    
    
    
Marcus Welby, M.D. - Wikipedia
Original Release on ABC: September 23, 1969 – July 29, 1976

1969 – The TV movie "Marcus Welby", starring Robert Young,
(above) was seen on ABC-TV. It was later turned into a series.


   

Cannon (TV series) - Wikipedia
Original Release on CBS: September 14, 1971 – March 3, 1976


1971 – "Cannon", starring William Conrad, premiered on
CBS-TV as a movie. It became a series later in the year.

Cannon | Tv shows, Television show
William Conrad
(September 27, 1920 – February 11, 1994)


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FORMER TV STAR DIED TODAY AT AGE 84

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Lyle Wesley Waggoner[ ( April 13, 1935 — March 17, 2020)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lyle Waggoner, who used his good looks
to comic effect on "The Carol Burnett Show," partnered with a
superhero on "Wonder Woman" and was the first centerfold for
Playgirl magazine died Tuesday.

According to a family statement, Waggoner, who was battling
cancer,
died peacefully Tuesday at his Los Angeles-area home
with his wife
of 60 years, Sharon, at his side. 

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The Carol Burnett Show cast members from left: Tim
Conway, Harvey Korman, Carol Burnett, Lyle Waggoner, 
and Vicki  Lawrence.

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Lyle Waggoner with  Lynda Carter

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From 1975 to 1979 on CBS television.

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POPULAR ACTOR HAS DIED AT 92

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Stuart Maxwell Whitman (February 1, 1928 – March 16, 2020)


NEW YORK (AP) — Stuart Whitman, a prolific lead and character actor
who appeared in hundreds of film and television productions and
received an Oscar nomination as a pedophile in the 1961 drama
"The Mark," has died.

Whitman died Monday in Montecito, California. His son Justin
Whitman said that he died of natural causes.

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Cimarron Strip
is
Western television series
starring
Stuart Whitman as Marshal Jim
Crown. The series was produced by the
creators of Gunsmoke and aired on
CBS
from September 1967 to March 1968.

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TINA LOUISE IS 86 TODAY!

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Actress Tina Louise played Ginger on Gilligan’s Island
(CBS) from 1964 – 1967. Her role in the 1958 film God’s
Little Acre earned her a Golden Globe Award for New
Star of the Year. In 1962, she made an appearance on
the TV series The Real McCoys (ABC/CBS). She began
studying acting, singing, and dancing at the age of
seventeen.

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