Ellen Hansen Corby (June 3, 1911 – April 14, 1999) was an American actress and screenwriter. See Scans for condition of photo. Bonanza is an American western television series developed and produced by David Dortort and broadcast in the United States for 14 seasons on the NBC network. Pernell Elven Roberts Jr. (May 18, 1928 – January 24, 2010) was an American stage, film and television actor, as well as a singer. 19 on the Billboard Hot 100 list, and his take on the Magnificent Seven theme, from the … With Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Pernell Roberts. Active for more than six decades, Meredith has been called "a virtuosic actor" and "one of the most accomplished actors of the century". The premiere was on September 12, 1959, and the final episode broadcast on January 16, 1973. Bruce Kirby full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. She was also nominated for an Academy Award and won a Golden Globe Award for her performance as Aunt Trina in I Remember Mama (1948). Cast: Kurward Kirby Setting: Candid Camera Studio: CBS TV Date: 1961 Size: 7 x 9" Weight: single Condition: Slight creasing. DEFINITE CONVERSATION STARTERS! The entire run of the series' 431 hour-long episodes was produced in color. In Bonanza, Cooper played Johnny Lightly in the episode “The Horse Breaker” and Sam Kirby in “Showdown.” “They let me play cowboy, and they paid me [for it],” Cooper once said, recalling his time in acting with the Museum of Western Film History. Oliver Burgess Meredith (November 16, 1907 – September 9, 1997) was an American actor, director, producer, and writer. In addition to guest-starring in over 60 television series, he was best known for his roles as Ben Cartwright's eldest son Adam Cartwright on the Western television series White-haired Ben was the proud patriarch of the Cartwrights, the family at the center of one of TV's most beloved and long-running series. “I’d ridden horses, I got my own horse when I was 12. i000000 Durward Kirby Candid Camera 1961 CBS TV Publicity Photo Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Inventory: K562 Comment: Great Original Photo! Caiola's version of the theme song from the NBC Western Bonanza reached No. Ben Cooper, a Western star of films and TV like "Johnny Guitar," "Bonanza," "Rawhide" and more, died in his sleep on Monday according to his nephew on the actor's Facebook fan page. Life and career. 4. She is best remembered for the role of Esther "Grandma" Walton on the CBS television series The Waltons, for which she won three Emmy Awards. Created by David Dortort. 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