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Kookie

teen idol of 1950s whose character was depicted by slick shirts, tight pants, and “wet look” hairstyle. [TV: “77 Sunset Strip” in Terrace, II, 282–283]
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In "77 Sunset Strip," Smith played the role of Jeff Spencer, a detective known for solving crimes and chasing good looking women.
Champion was played by Robert Lowery, who also appeared in many of the biggest TV shows of the 50s and 60s including Maverick, Rawhide, 77 Sunset Strip and Casey Jones.
Q Please put us out of our misery and tell us who the main characters and actors were in 77 Sunset Strip. E Capaldi, Glasgow
EVER since Edd "Kookie" Byrnes first flashed his comb in 77 Sunset Strip back in the Fifties, TV has been fascinated with private eyes.
Storm Theatre is to present 77 Sunset Strip, a tale about a group of bingo enthusiasts in a sleepy village and their secret lives away from the bingo hall.
A string of TV dramas followed, including Dr Kildare, Perry Mason and 77 Sunset Strip. By 1971 she made an impression in Peter Bogdanovich's acclaimed drama The Last Picture Show, and also impressed in the Jack Nicholson drama The King Of Marvin Gardens.
a) 77 Sunset Strip, b) Hawaiian Eye, c) Hawaii Five-0.
His career began writing for live television on Westinghouse's "Studio One." DeRoy went on to write for such shows as "Kraft Television Theater," "Shirley Temple's Storybook Theater," "77 Sunset Strip," "The Twilight Zone," "Surfside 6," "The Flying Nun," "The Survivors," "The Name of the Game," "The Partridge Family," and "Hawaii Five-O."
Hall; 23 The Wonder Years; 24 Canadian; 25 77 Sunset Strip; 26 The Marriage Lines.
Later in the 1950s, Bezzerides began working in TV, writing for "Bonanza," "77 Sunset Strip" and "The Virginian." He was co-creator of 1960s Western series "The Big Valley" starring Barbara Stanwyck.
Saturday night television highlights included Juke Box Jury, Dixon of Dock Green and Laramie on BBC and Lawman, 77 Sunset Strip and The Arthur Askey Show on ITV.
And she later made a series of appearance in popular US shows such as The Twilight Zone, Burke's Law and 77 Sunset Strip.