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Joan Evans

  • Jul 18, 1934 (age 86)
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1961
Ripcord
TV ShowJun 3, 1961

Ripcord

Ripcord is an American syndicated television series that ran for …
Ripcord is an American syndicated television series that ran for a total of 76 episodes from 1961 to 1963 about the exploits of a skydiving operation of its namesake.
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1960
The Walking Target
MovieOct 1, 1960

The Walking Target

Nick gets out of prison after serving his time for robbery, but no …
Nick gets out of prison after serving his time for robbery, but no one ever found the stolen money, a quarter million dollars. Everyone's watching him: the police, a mobster, his girlfriend, reporters, hoping to catch him going for the loot.
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Outlaws
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TV ShowSep 26, 1960

Outlaws

Outlaws is an NBC Western television series, starring …
Outlaws is an NBC Western television series, starring Barton MacLane as U.S. marshal Frank Caine, who operated in a lawless section of Oklahoma Territory about Stillwater.
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The Brothers Brannagan
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TV ShowSep 24, 1960

The Brothers Brannagan

Brothers Mike and Bob …
Brothers Mike and Bob Brannigan are private detectives who work out of a resort in Phoenix, Arizona. Bob is a serious, down-to-earth professional, while Mike is more of a free spirit, ...
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The Tall Man
TV ShowSep 10, 1960

The Tall Man

The Tall Man is a half-hour American western television …
The Tall Man is a half-hour American western television series about Sheriff Pat Garrett and the gunfighter Billy the Kid that aired seventy-five episodes on NBC from 1960 to 1962, filmed by Revue Productions. It was also theatrically released and dubbed in North Korea in the 1960s.
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The Chevy Mystery Show
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TV ShowMay 29, 1960

The Chevy Mystery Show

The Chevy Mystery Show, …
The Chevy Mystery Show, aka Sunday Mystery Hour, is an American television anthology series featuring a different mystery each week. It was produced by the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) and Dinah Shore's production company {Sewanee}.
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1959
The Flying Fontaines
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MovieDec 1, 1959

The Flying Fontaines

The Flying Fontaines released.
The Rebel
TV ShowOct 4, 1959

The Rebel

The Rebel is a 76-episode American western television …
The Rebel is a 76-episode American western television series starring Nick Adams that ran on the ABC network from 1959 to 1961. The Rebel was one of the few Goodson-Todman Productions outside of their game show ventures. Beginning in December 2011, The Rebel reruns began to air Saturday mornings on Me-TV.
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Laramie
TV ShowSep 15, 1959

Laramie

Laramie is an American Western television series that aired on …
Laramie is an American Western television series that aired on NBC from 1959 to 1963. A Revue Studios production, the program originally starred John Smith as Slim Sherman; Robert Fuller as Jess Harper; Hoagy Carmichael as Jonesy; and Robert L. Crawford, Jr. as Andy Sherman. Actress Spring Byington was later added to the cast. STARZ!'s Westerns Channel and the Grit network began airing the series in July 2015.
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No Name on the Bullet
MovieFeb 1, 1959

No Name on the Bullet

When hired killer John Gant …
When hired killer John Gant rides into Lordsburg, the town's folk become paranoid as each leading citizen has enemies capable of using the services of a professional killer for personal revenge.
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1958
77 Sunset Strip
TV ShowOct 10, 1958

77 Sunset Strip

77 Sunset Strip is an American television private detective …
77 Sunset Strip is an American television private detective drama series created by Roy Huggins and starring Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Roger Smith, Richard Long (from 1960 to 1961) and Edd Byrnes (billed as Edward Byrnes). Each episode was one hour long including commercials. The show ran from 1958 to 1964.
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1957
Zorro
TV ShowOct 10, 1957

Zorro

Zorro (also known as Disney's Zorro) is an American …
Zorro (also known as Disney's Zorro) is an American Spanish action-adventure western series produced by Walt Disney Productions. Based on the Zorro character created by Johnston McCulley, the series premiered on October 10, 1957 on ABC. The final network broadcast was July 2, 1959. Seventy-eight episodes were produced, and four hour-long specials were aired on the Walt Disney anthology series between October 30, 1960, and April 2, 1961.
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Wagon Train
TV ShowSep 18, 1957

Wagon Train

Wagon Train is an American Western series that aired on …
Wagon Train is an American Western series that aired on the NBC television network (National Broadcasting Company), 1957–1962 and then on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), 1962–1965. Wagon Train first aired on September 18, 1957, and would eventually place the TV show in the number one spot in the Nielsen ratings. The series format attracted big-name guest stars who would appear in major roles as travelers in the large wagon train or in the settlements they passed by or visited. It initially starred veteran movie supporting actor Ward Bond as the wagon master, later replaced upon his death in 1960 by John McIntire, and Robert Horton as the scout, subsequently replaced by Scott Miller and Robert Fuller.'
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Tales of Wells Fargo
TV ShowMar 18, 1957

Tales of Wells Fargo

Tales of Wells Fargo is an American Western television …
Tales of Wells Fargo is an American Western television series starring Dale Robertson that ran from 1957 to 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 and switched from black and white to color.
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1956
A Strange Adventure
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MovieJul 11, 1956

A Strange Adventure

A trio of thieves make their getaway by kidnapping a young hot …
A trio of thieves make their getaway by kidnapping a young hot-rodder, and take over a mountain cabin for a hideout after overpowering its occupants.
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1955
Cheyenne
TV ShowSep 20, 1955

Cheyenne

Cheyenne was an American Western television series of …
Cheyenne was an American Western television series of 108 black-and-white episodes broadcast on ABC from 1955 to 1962. The show was the first hour-long Western, and was the first hour-long dramatic series of any kind, with continuing characters, to last more than one season. It was also the first series to be made by a major Hollywood film studio which did not derive from its established film properties, and the first of a long chain of Warner Bros. original series produced by William T. Orr.
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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 ($9.54 million in 2019 dollars) from a benefactor who insisted they never knew him, with one exception.
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1954
Climax!
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TV ShowOct 7, 1954

Climax!

Climax! (later known as Climax Mystery Theater) is an …
Climax! (later known as Climax Mystery Theater) is an American television anthology series that aired on CBS from 1954 to 1958. The series was hosted by William Lundigan and later co-hosted by Mary Costa. It was one of the few CBS programs of that era to be broadcast in color (using the massive TK-40A color cameras pioneered and manufactured by RCA, and used primarily by CBS' arch-rival network, NBC). Many of the episodes were performed and broadcast live, and although the series was transmitted in color, only black-and-white kinescope copies of some episodes survive to the present day. The series finished at #22 in the Nielsen ratings for the 1955-1956 season and #26 for 1956-1957.
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The Outcast
MovieAug 15, 1954

The Outcast

Following an absence of eight years, Jet Cosgrave (John …
Following an absence of eight years, Jet Cosgrave (John Derek) returns to his hometown of Colton, Colorado. His quest is for the recovery of his rightful heritage, the great Circle C Ranch, from his uncle, Major Cosgrave (Jim Davis), and to that end, he brings with him nine hired gunmen, headed by "Dude" Rankin (Bob Steele). His accusation that his uncle stole the ranch by a will forged after the death of his father brings instant reprisals. Judy Polsen (Joan Evans), one of a poor family of ranchers, falls in love with Jet after saving him from a bushwhacking by two Circle C gunmen, The Kid (Ben Cooper) and Bert (Harry Carey Jr.). She then vouches for him to her father, Chad Polsen (Frank Ferguson) and her brothers Boone (Slim Pickens), Asa (Nicolas Coster) and Zeke (Robert 'Buzz' Henry),
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1953
Column South
MovieMay 20, 1953

Column South

As Lt. Jed Sayre struggles to prevent pre-Civil War …
As Lt. Jed Sayre struggles to prevent pre-Civil War tensions and a racist commanding officer from triggering war between the U.S. Cavalry and Navajo Indians, he finds his efforts are being undermined by the machinations of Confederate sympathizers.
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General Electric Theater
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TV ShowFeb 1, 1953

General Electric Theater

General Electric Theater was …
General Electric Theater was 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.
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1952
It Grows on Trees
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MovieSep 2, 1952

It Grows on Trees

The Baxters are a typical happy American family trying to live …
The Baxters are a typical happy American family trying to live on too little money. Mrs. Polly Baxter acquires two mysterious trees that got into a nursery shipment by mistake. Guess what: they turn out to be money trees! After initial problems, Polly decides to spend the money. But there's one logical consequence of money grown on trees that no one's considered.
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Skirts Ahoy!
MovieMay 28, 1952

Skirts Ahoy!

Three young ladies sign up for some kind of training at a …
Three young ladies sign up for some kind of training at a naval base. However, their greatest trouble isn't long marches or several weeks in a small boat, but their love life.
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Kirby Weatherly
Marriage1952

Kirby Weatherly

Married Kirby Weatherly.
1951
Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
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TV ShowOct 5, 1951

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars is …
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.
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On the Loose
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MovieSep 28, 1951

On the Loose

Shunned by her self-absorbed parents, a teenage girl's …
Shunned by her self-absorbed parents, a teenage girl's need for love and attention drives her to delinquency and a suicide attempt - an act that finally brings her parents to their senses.
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1950
The Billy Rose Show
TV ShowOct 3, 1950

The Billy Rose Show

The Billy Rose Show released.
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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Edge of Doom
MovieAug 2, 1950

Edge of Doom

A poor and alienated young man (Farley Granger) who is …
A poor and alienated young man (Farley Granger) who is driven to murder when a priest refuses to give is deceased mother an expensive funeral. The film explores the crippling poverty that has prevented the youth from marrying or providing his mother with enough comforts, and has led to his crime. Dana Andrews plays the compassionate assistant of the slain priest who brings about the tormented killer's repentance.
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Our Very Own
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MovieJul 27, 1950

Our Very Own

Gail discovers the shocking news that she is adopted during a …
Gail discovers the shocking news that she is adopted during a heated argument with her sister, Joan. With the reluctant support of her adoptive parents and baby sister, Penny, Gail goes in search of her biological mother and true identity.
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1949
Roseanna McCoy
MovieAug 18, 1949

Roseanna McCoy

The saga of the Hatfield-and-McCoy feud is romanticized …
The saga of the Hatfield-and-McCoy feud is romanticized in Samuel Goldwyn's Roseanna McCoy. Newcomer Joan Evans stars as the title character, whose elopement with Johnse Hatfield serves to ...
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1934
Joan Evans
BirthJuly 1934

Joan Evans

Joan Evans was born.
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