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Cathy Downs

  • Mar 03, 1924 - Dec 08, 1976 (age 52)
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1976
Cathy Downs
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Cathy Downs

Cathy Downs passed away.
1960
Surfside 6
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TV ShowOct 6, 1960

Surfside 6

Surfside 6 is an ABC television series which aired from 1960 …
Surfside 6 is an ABC television series which aired from 1960 to 1962. The show centered on a Miami Beach detective agency set on a houseboat and featured Troy Donahue as Sandy Winfield II; Van Williams as Kenny Madison (a character recycled from Bourbon Street Beat); and Lee Patterson as Dave Thorne. Diane McBain co-starred as socialite Daphne Dutton, whose yacht was berthed next to their houseboat. Spanish actress Margarita Sierra also had a supporting role as Cha Cha O'Brien, an entertainer who worked at the Boom Boom Room, a popular Miami Beach hangout at the Fontainebleau Hotel, directly across the street from Surfside 6.
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1959
Rawhide
TV ShowJan 9, 1959

Rawhide

Rawhide is an American Western TV series starring Eric …
Rawhide is an American Western TV series starring Eric Fleming and Clint Eastwood. The show aired for eight seasons on the CBS network on Friday nights, from January 9, 1959, to September 3, 1965, before moving to Tuesday nights from September 14, 1965, until January 4, 1966, with a total of 217 black-and-white episodes. The series was produced and sometimes directed by Charles Marquis Warren, who also produced early episodes of Gunsmoke.
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1958
Missile to the Moon
MovieNov 15, 1958

Missile to the Moon

Escaped convicts Gary and Lon are caught hiding in a rocket by …
Escaped convicts Gary and Lon are caught hiding in a rocket by scientist Dirk Green, who forces them to pilot the ship to the moon. Dirk, who's secretly a moon being, wants to return to his home satellite. Dirk's partner Steve Dayton and his fiancé June stowaway on the ship by accident. Will they all make it back safely?
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Flight
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TV ShowNov 4, 1958

Flight

Flight was an American television anthology series that aired in …
Flight was an American television anthology series that aired in syndication from 1958 to 1959. The series originally aired for one season, with 38 half-hour episodes produced. It was created with the assistance of the United States Air Force and featured retired General George C. Kenney as the host and opening narrator.
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Bat Masterson
TV ShowOct 8, 1958

Bat Masterson

Bat Masterson is an American Western television series …
Bat Masterson is an American Western television series which was a fictionalized account of the life of real-life of marshal/gambler/dandy Bat Masterson. The title character was played by Gene Barry, and the half-hour black-and-white series ran on NBC from 1958 to 1961. The show was produced by Ziv Television Productions. "Bat" is a nickname for Masterson's first name, Bartholemew.
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1957
Tombstone Territory
TV ShowOct 16, 1957

Tombstone Territory

Tombstone Territory is an American Western series …
Tombstone Territory is an American Western series starring Pat Conway and Richard Eastham. The series' first two seasons aired on ABC from 1957 to 1959. The first season was sponsored by Bristol-Myers (consumer products) and the second season by Lipton (tea/soup) and Philip Morris (Marlboro cigarettes). The third and final season aired in syndication from 1959 until 1960. The program was produced by Ziv Television.
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The Amazing Colossal Man
MovieOct 4, 1957

The Amazing Colossal Man

Lt. Col. Glenn Manning is …
Lt. Col. Glenn Manning is inadvertently exposed to a plutonium bomb blast at Camp Desert Rock. Though burned over 90% of his body, he survives, and begins to grow in size. As he grows, his heart and circulatory system fail to keep pace with his growth, and he is gradually losing his mind as a result of reduced blood supply to his brain. He reaches 50 feet tall before his growth is stopped. By this time he has become insane. He escapes and wreaks havoc upon Las Vegas before he is finally stopped.
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Perry Mason
TV ShowSep 21, 1957

Perry Mason

Perry Mason is an American legal drama series originally …
Perry Mason is an American legal drama series originally broadcast on CBS television from September 21, 1957, to May 22, 1966. The title character, portrayed by Raymond Burr, is a fictional Los Angeles criminal-defense lawyer who originally appeared in detective fiction by Erle Stanley Gardner. Many episodes are based on stories written by Gardner.
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Curfew Breakers
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MovieMar 22, 1957

Curfew Breakers

Police Lieutenant Lacey, with aid from Coach Bettger, heads a …
Police Lieutenant Lacey, with aid from Coach Bettger, heads a crack-down on dope-peddling to high-school athletes. One kid dies from an overdose, two more kill a gas station attendant in an aborted hold-up attempt to get money to buy dope, and a third dies in a fall in a condemned empty building while fleeing from the law. With the aid of some outraged students, the dope pusher is brought to justice. Sheila Urban plays a character named Julie Bishop.
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1956
Broken Arrow
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TV ShowSep 25, 1956

Broken Arrow

Broken Arrow is a Western series which ran on ABC-TV in …
Broken Arrow is a Western series which ran on ABC-TV in prime time from 1956 through 1958 on Tuesdays at 9 p.m. Eastern time. Repeat episodes were shown by ABC on Sunday afternoons during the 1959-60 TV season and in an early evening timeslot Sunday evenings from April to September of 1960.
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The She-Creature
MovieJul 25, 1956

The She-Creature

The She-Creature, or The She Creature, is a 1956 American …
The She-Creature, or The She Creature, is a 1956 American black-and-white science fiction horror film, released by American International Pictures from a script by Lou Rusoff (brother-in-law of AIP executive Samuel Z. Arkoff). It was produced by Alex Gordon, directed by Edward L. Cahn, and stars Chester Morris, Marla English, and Tom Conway. The monster costume was created by master make-up artist Paul Blaisdell and is considered one of his best.
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Robert Brunson
MarriageJuly 1956

Robert Brunson

Married Robert Brunson.
The Oklahoma Woman
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MovieJun 15, 1956

The Oklahoma Woman

After six years in jail Steve returns to claim a ranch left him in a …
After six years in jail Steve returns to claim a ranch left him in a will. The town is in the middle of a rough election masterminded by saloon owner Marie. Steve is soon on the side of the...
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1955
The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues
MovieDec 1, 1955

The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues

An unusual radioactive rock …
An unusual radioactive rock on the sea bottom mutates the ocean life into a horrible monster. When charred, radioactive bodies begin to drift ashore a scientist and government agent investigate the phenomenon, and it's connection to a local marine biology professor.
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NBC Matinee Theater
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TV ShowOct 31, 1955

NBC Matinee Theater

Matinee Theater is an American anthology series that aired …
Matinee Theater is an American anthology series that aired on NBC during the Golden Age of Television, from October 31, 1955, to June 27, 1958. Its name is often seen as Matinee Theatre. The series, which ran daily from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Time, was usually broadcast live and most of the time in color. Its live dramas were presented with minimal sets and costumes.
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The Promise
MovieMay 15, 1955

The Promise

The Promise released.
Kentucky Rifle
MovieApr 27, 1955

Kentucky Rifle

A man escorts a wagon load of Kentucky rifles through …
A man escorts a wagon load of Kentucky rifles through Indian territory and must find a way to get through without losing the rifles to the Indians. Unfortunately the Indians know about it, and give the occupants an ultimatum: either the rifles or their lives.
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The Big Tip Off
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MovieMar 20, 1955

The Big Tip Off

The Big Tip Off released.
The Millionaire
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TV ShowJan 19, 1955

The Millionaire

The Millionaire is an American anthology series that aired …
The Millionaire is an American anthology series that aired on CBS from 1955 to 1960. It was originally sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive. The series, produced by Don Fedderson and Fred Henry, explored the ways that sudden and unexpected wealth changed life, for better or for worse, and became a five-season hit during the Golden Age of Television, finishing in the Nielsen ratings at #9 for the 1955–1956 season, #13 in 1956–1957, #17 in 1957–1958 and #30 in 1958–1959. It told the stories of people who were given one million dollars ($9.35 million in 2018 dollars) from a benefactor who insisted they never knew him, with one exception.
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Soldiers of Fortune
TV ShowJan 10, 1955

Soldiers of Fortune

Soldiers of Fortune is a 1955 syndicated half hour …
Soldiers of Fortune is a 1955 syndicated half hour American television adventure series. It starred John Russell as Tim Kelly and Chick Chandler as his sidekick Toubo Smith who were international adventurers. Each episode would take place in a different country. Many of the film crew had worked at Republic Pictures studios with the show filmed on Republic's backlot then used by television's Revue Productions. The show was constantly rerun on American television into the 1960s.
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1954
The Whistler
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TV ShowJul 13, 1954

The Whistler

The Whistler is a 30-minute U.S. television anthology mystery …
The Whistler is a 30-minute U.S. television anthology mystery series, based on the radio series of the same name. Thirty-nine episodes were produced and aired on CBS from 1954-55. William Forman was both narrator and the voice of "The Whistler." Notable guest stars included Maureen O'Sullivan, Lon Chaney Jr, Miriam Hopkins, Patric Knowles, Howard Duff, and John Ireland.
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1953
Bandits of the West
MovieAug 8, 1953

Bandits of the West

Marshal Rocky Lane learns of a plan to obstruct the …
Marshal Rocky Lane learns of a plan to obstruct the promotion of natural gas in his town. Bud Galloway, ranch boss for Jeff Chadwick who has just gained his release from prison, is the ringleader of the gang fighting the gas company, headed by Joanne Collier. Galloway tampers the gas line and kills an old man, and Chadwick is blamed. Galloway, knowing that Lane suspects him, hires Dutch Clyburn to kill both Lane and Chadwick. Lane learns that Galloway framed Chadwick for the murder of Joanne's father. Galloway gets his in an explosion, Joanne and Steve Edrington look like they are going to team up, and Rocky and "Black Jack" ride out of town. Evidently heading for El Paso for "El Paso Stampede", as this was the next-to-last film in the series for Allan 'Rocky" Lane and His Stallion "Black Jack." Lane would go on to become the voice of TV's "Mr. Ed", while "Black Jack" retired to a pasture.
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1952
Mr. & Mrs. North
TV ShowOct 3, 1952

Mr. & Mrs. North

Jerry and Pamela North live in Greenwich Village in New …
Jerry and Pamela North live in Greenwich Village in New York City. Jerry is a mystery magazine publisher who thinks he is a good amateur detective. He and his wife investigate various crimes and solve them before the police do.
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Gobs and Gals
MovieMay 1, 1952

Gobs and Gals

Gobs and Gals is a 1952 American comedy film directed by R. …
Gobs and Gals is a 1952 American comedy film directed by R. G. Springsteen and written by Arthur T. Horman. The film stars George Bernard, Bert Bernard, Robert Hutton, Cathy Downs, Gordon Jones and Florence Marly. The film was released on May 1, 1952, by Republic Pictures.
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The Unexpected
TV ShowMar 5, 1952

The Unexpected

Herbert Marshall hosted this anthology series of fast …
Herbert Marshall hosted this anthology series of fast paced thirty minute dramas. It was also known as Times Square Playhouse.
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Joe Kirkwood Jr.
Marriage1952

Joe Kirkwood Jr.

Reginald Thomas Kirkwood (May 30, 1920 – September 7, …
Reginald Thomas Kirkwood (May 30, 1920 – September 7, 2006), better known as Joe Kirkwood, Jr., was a professional golfer on the PGA Tour and a motion picture actor. He started going by the name Joe, Jr. in the late 1930s.
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1951
Joe Palooka in Triple Cross
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MovieSep 16, 1951

Joe Palooka in Triple Cross

Joe and Anne Palooka, …
Joe and Anne Palooka, along with Joe's trainer Knobby, are vacationing when they a kidnapped by The Professor and his gang. The Professor plans to make Joe throw a fight (and shows up at the fight dressed as Anne's aunt).
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Racket Squad
TV ShowJun 7, 1951

Racket Squad

Racket Squad is an American TV crime drama series that aired …
Racket Squad is an American TV crime drama series that aired from 1951 to 1953. The format was a narrated anthology drama, as each individual episode featured various ordinary citizens getting ensnared in a different confidence scheme. Episodes were introduced and narrated by Reed Hadley as "Captain John Braddock", a fictional detective working for a police department in a large, unnamed American city. Braddock served as the series' host and narrator.
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1950
Short Grass
MovieDec 24, 1950

Short Grass

Steve Lewellyn (Rod Cameron), a drifter, comes into New …
Steve Lewellyn (Rod Cameron), a drifter, comes into New Mexico just as it is about to be opened up to the law and to commerce by the oncoming railroad, but where a gun is still the deciding factor in disputes over grazing lands. He is set up as the intended scapegoat in a saloon robbery but escapes after killing the gunman in self defense. He picks up the robbery money but is wounded. Rescued by Sharon Lynch (Cathy Downs, daughter of an honest rancher, Steve gives her father, Pete Lynch (Stanley Andrews) the money to buy some short-grass acreage and becomes his partner, but is forced to leave the country after killing a neighboring rancher's brother, also in self defense. Five years later, he returns to the territory and finds Sharon and the other honest people being victimized by the rancher, who has vowed to get revenge on Steve.
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Big Town
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TV ShowOct 5, 1950

Big Town

"Big Town" was a long running and highly successful network …
"Big Town" was a long running and highly successful network radio series (1937- 1952) and film series ("I Cover the Underworld," "Underworld After Dark," and "Underworld Scandal") before ...
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Lux Video Theatre
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TV ShowOct 2, 1950

Lux Video Theatre

Lux Video Theatre is an American television anthology series …
Lux Video Theatre is an American television anthology series that was produced from 1950 until 1957. The series presented both comedy and drama in original teleplays, as well as abridged adaptations of films and plays.
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The Sundowners
MovieJan 30, 1950

The Sundowners

Brother is pitted against brother in this tale of fueding ranchers …
Brother is pitted against brother in this tale of fueding ranchers in the old west.
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1949
The Lone Ranger
TV ShowSep 15, 1949

The Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger is an American western drama television …
The Lone Ranger is an American western drama television series that aired on the ABC Television network from 1949 to 1957, with Clayton Moore in the starring role. Jay Silverheels, a member of the Mohawk Aboriginal people in Canada, played The Lone Ranger's Indian companion Tonto.
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Massacre River
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MovieJun 26, 1949

Massacre River

Massacre River released.
1948
The Noose Hangs High
MovieMar 4, 1948

The Noose Hangs High

Abbott and Costello are two window washers who are …
Abbott and Costello are two window washers who are mistaken by Nick Craig, a bookie, as the messengers that he sent for to pick up $50,000. The person that he sent them to, has sent two of his men to get the money back , but they found out. They try to mail the money to Craig but a mix up has occurred and the money is sent somewhere else, and the woman who received the funds spent it. Now, unless they pay him back.
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Panhandle
MovieFeb 22, 1948

Panhandle

John Sands (Rod Cameron), formerly a Texas marshal …
John Sands (Rod Cameron), formerly a Texas marshal whose talents with guns caused the law to turn against him,is a fugitive in Mexico, when he learns from "Dusty" Stewart (Cathy Downs)that his brother in the Texas panhandle, Billy Sands (John C. Champion), her fiancé and crusading newspaperman, his been mysteriously murdered in Sentinel, Texas. Despite the price on his head, Sands comes north to the panhandle to find his brother's killer.
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1947
For You I Die
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MovieDec 17, 1947

For You I Die

A young convict,Johnny Coulter, serving as a trustee and with …
A young convict,Johnny Coulter, serving as a trustee and with only a year remaining on his sentence, is forced to participate in a prison break by one of the hardened criminals. They ...
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1946
My Darling Clementine
MovieOct 16, 1946

My Darling Clementine

In 1882, Wyatt Earp and his …
In 1882, Wyatt Earp and his brothers decide to settle in Tombstone after their cattle are rustled out from under them and their baby brother James is killed. Wyatt is a former town marshal and he gladly accepts that position in Tombstone along with his brothers as deputies. He soon becomes friends with the local saloon keeper Doc Holliday and he dispenses justice calmly and coolly. The Marshal has several run-ins with Ike Clanton and his four sons. When he is forced to kill Billy Clanton, it leads to the famous shoot-out at the OK Corral.
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The Dark Corner
MovieApr 9, 1946

The Dark Corner

The private investigator Bradford Galt has just moved from …
The private investigator Bradford Galt has just moved from San Francisco, where he was framed by his former partner Anthony Jardine and unfairly spent two years in jail, to a well located office of his own in New York, where he works with his efficient, witty and very beautiful secretary Kathleen. When he invites Kathleen to date and have dinner with him, they see a man wearing a white suit in their tail. Brad holds the man that tells that he is also a private investigator called Fred Foss and hired by Jardine to follow him. When a car almost hit Brad on the street, he visits and argues with Jardine, who is also a seducer of married women, and they fight. Later, when Jardine is murdered in his apartment, Brad realizes that he was framed. His only lead is the man of white suit, and with the support of Kathleen, they try to find the unknown man to discover who is behind the murder of Jardine.
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1924
Cathy Downs
BirthMarch 1924

Cathy Downs

Cathy Downs was born.
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