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Kathleen Hite (1917–1989)

Kathleen Hite began her long and successful career in radio and television following her graduation from the University of Wichita in 1938; she worked at Wichita radio station KANS from 1943-1950. She then moved to California and was hired as a secretary at CBS. She was eventually hired as the network's first female staff writer. She won several ... See full bio »

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(age 71)

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 1982 Falcon Crest (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Home Away from Home (1982) ... (written by)
- Heir Apparent (1982) ... (written by)
- For Love or Money (1982) ... (written by)
 1974-1981 The Waltons (TV Series) (written by - 25 episodes)
- The Heartache (1981) ... (written by)
- The Beginning (1981) ... (written by)
- The Move (1981) ... (written by)
- The Pledge (1980) ... (written by)
- The Travelling Man (1980) ... (written by)
 1974 McMasters of Sweetwater (TV Movie) (creator)
 1974 Apple's Way (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Lamb (1974) ... (writer)
 1970 Lancer (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Goodbye, Lizzie (1970) ... (writer)
  The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes, 1967 - 1969) (written by - 1 episode, 1968)
- The Sodbuster (1969) ... (writer)
- Trail's End (1969) ... (writer)
- Join the Army (1969) ... (writer)
- Where There's Hope (1968) ... (writer)
- The Fearless Man (1968) ... (writer)
 1967 The Road West (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Elizabeth's Odyssey (1967) ... (writer)
  Gunsmoke (TV Series) (writer - 31 episodes, 1961 - 1965) (teleplay - 8 episodes, 1957 - 1963) (story - 2 episodes, 1961)
- Gilt Guilt (1965) ... (writer)
- Aunt Thede (1964) ... (writer)
- Help Me, Kitty (1964) ... (writer)
- Take Her, She's Cheap (1964) ... (writer)
- Scot Free (1964) ... (writer)
 1963 Redigo (TV Series) (character - 15 episodes)
- The Hunters (1963) ... (character)
- Privilege of a Man (1963) ... (character)
- The Black Rainbow (1963) ... (character)
- Hostage Hero Riding (1963) ... (character)
- The Thin Line (1963) ... (character)
 1962-1963 Empire (TV Series) (33 episodes)
- Unaired Pilot: This Rugged Land (1963) ... (creator)
- The Convention (1963) ... (creator)
- Between Friday and Monday (1963) ... (creator)
- Duet for Eight Wheels (1963) ... (creator)
- 65 Miles Is a Long, Long Way (1963) ... (creator)
 1960 Klondike (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bare Knuckles (1960) ... (writer)
 1960 Riverboat (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Two Faces of Grey Holden (1960) ... (written by)
  Laramie (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1959 - 1960) (writer - 1 episode, 1959)
- The Legend of Lily (1960) ... (teleplay)
- Man of God (1959) ... (teleplay)
- Glory Road (1959) ... (writer)
  Zane Grey Theater (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1959) (television story - 1 episode, 1959)
- Rebel Ranger (1959) ... (teleplay) / (television story)
  Wagon Train (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1959) (writer - 1 episode, 1959)
- The Jenny Tannen Story (1959) ... (teleplay)
- The Vivian Carter Story (1959) ... (teleplay)
- The Annie Griffith Story (1959) ... (writer)
 1959 Markham (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Three Steps to Murder (1959) ... (story)
  General Electric Theater (TV Series) (teleplay - 4 episodes, 1957 - 1959) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1958)
- Robbie and His Mary (1959) ... (teleplay)
- No Hiding Place (1958) ... (teleplay)
- The Unfamiliar (1958) ... (teleplay)
- The Last Town Car, Part 1 (1958) ... (screenplay)
- The Young Years (1957) ... (teleplay)
 1958-1959 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (teleplay - 3 episodes)
- The Morning of the Bride (1959) ... (teleplay)
- Tea Time (1958) ... (teleplay)
- Disappearing Trick (1958) ... (teleplay)
 1958 Suspicion (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Fraction of a Second (1958) ... (adaptation)
 1957 Boots and Saddles (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Paymaster (1957) ... (writer)
 1956-1957 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- The Wildcatter (1957) ... (teleplay)
- No More Tears (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1954 Crown Theatre with Gloria Swanson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Last Duchess (1954) ... (writer)

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Hite also wrote eighty- six scripts for network radio programs, including "Romance," "The Adventures of Philip Marlowe," "Rogers of the Gazette," and "The Lux Radio Theatre." Her most prominent radio work was on the series "Gunsmoke" and especially "Fort Laramie," to which she contributed thirty six scripts. See more »
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She was made an honorary member of the Choctaw Tribe in 1965. See more »

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