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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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The success of 77 Sunset Strip, moreover, established a national cachet and name recognition for groups weaned on the Strip.
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.
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.
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.