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The Life of Riley (TV Series 1953–1958) Poster

(1953–1958)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Abby Berlin ... (32 episodes, 1953-1957)
Jean Yarbrough ... (8 episodes, 1957-1958)
Leslie Goodwins ... (1 episode, 1953)

Series Writing Credits  

Dick Conway ... (32 episodes, 1953-1958)
Roland MacLane ... (31 episodes, 1953-1958)
Harry Clork ... (22 episodes, 1953-1957)
Burt Styler ... (6 episodes, 1956-1957)
Albert E. Lewin ... (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
Henry Clark ... (1 episode, 1953)
Nathaniel Curtis ... (1 episode, 1953)
Lorraine Munro ... (1 episode, 1953)
Sumner Arthur Long ... (1 episode, 1955)
Ronald Maclane ... (1 episode, 1955)
Albert Lewin ... (1 episode, 1957)
Richard Baer ... (writer) (unknown episodes)
Groucho Marx ... (story) (unknown episodes)

Series Cast  

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 Chester A. Riley / ... (217 episodes, 1953-1958)
Marjorie Reynolds ...
 Peg Riley / ... (77 episodes, 1953-1958)
Wesley Morgan ...
 Junior Riley / ... (73 episodes, 1953-1958)
Tom D'Andrea ...
 Gillis / ... (67 episodes, 1953-1958)
Lugene Sanders ...
 Babs Riley / ... (59 episodes, 1953-1957)
Gloria Blondell ...
 Honeybee / ... (31 episodes, 1953-1958)
Henry Kulky ...
 Otto / ... (25 episodes, 1953-1958)
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 Hawkins / ... (19 episodes, 1953-1958)
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 Waldo / ... (13 episodes, 1953-1956)
George O'Hanlon ...
 Calvin / ... (12 episodes, 1954-1958)
Florence Sundstrom ...
 Belle / ... (10 episodes, 1954-1956)
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 Cunningham (7 episodes, 1953-1956)
Herb Vigran ...
 Muley (5 episodes, 1953-1956)
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 Don Marshall / ... (4 episodes, 1953-1957)
Dick Wessel ...
 Squarehead Malloy / ... (4 episodes, 1953-1957)
Veda Ann Borg ...
 Honeybee / ... (3 episodes, 1953)
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 Mike Riley / ... (3 episodes, 1953-1955)
Bob Sweeney ...
 Dangle (3 episodes, 1953)
Sarah Padden ...
 Martha Riley / ... (3 episodes, 1953-1955)
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 Watchman (3 episodes, 1953)
Gregory Marshall ...
 Egbert Gillis / ... (3 episodes, 1953-1958)
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 Jenkins (3 episodes, 1957-1958)
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 Blakely / ... (2 episodes, 1954-1957)
Frank Jenks ...
 Marty / ... (2 episodes, 1953-1955)
Percy Helton ...
 Mr. Cox (2 episodes, 1953)
Steve Pendleton ...
 Mr. Garfield / ... (2 episodes, 1957)
Arthur Q. Bryan ...
 Curtiss / ... (2 episodes, 1953-1957)
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 Dr. Benson (2 episodes, 1953)
Jay Brooks ...
 Mailman (2 episodes, 1954-1955)
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 Policeman / ... (2 episodes, 1953-1957)
Michael Ross ...
 1st Truck Driver / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
George Fenneman ...
 Voice (2 episodes, 1953)
Gene Roth ...
 2nd Truck Driver / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
Ralph Sanford ...
 Hawkins (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Charlotte Lindsay / ... (2 episodes, 1955)
Isabel Withers ...
 Lorna Hawkins (2 episodes, 1957)
Tom Nolan ...
 Drake (2 episodes, 1955)
Dayton Lummis ...
 Mr. Marshall (2 episodes, 1956)
Stanja Lowe ...
 Millicent (2 episodes, 1955)
Helen Andrews ...
 Mrs. Marshall (2 episodes, 1956)
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 Mr. Parker (2 episodes, 1958)
Vince Barnett ...
 Herman (2 episodes, 1953)
William Boyett ...
 Coach (2 episodes, 1953)
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 Tree Surgeon (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Lorraine Bendix ...
 Annie (2 episodes, 1958)
Hildegarde Halliday ...
 Lottie (1 episode, 1956)
Donna Corcoran ...
 Ginny (1 episode, 1953)
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 Cissy (1 episode, 1955)
Billy Griffith ...
 Drummer (1 episode, 1956)
Bert Wheeler ...
 Thaddeus (1 episode, 1956)
Jackie Blanchard ...
 Salesgirl (1 episode, 1957)
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 Louella (1 episode, 1953)
Beverly Wills ...
 Audrey (1 episode, 1953)
Lou Nova ...
 Mr. Cooper (1 episode, 1954)
Ruth Hammond ...
 Mrs. Tuttle (1 episode, 1956)
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 Dooley (1 episode, 1956)
Arthur Shields ...
 Mr. Winkley (1 episode, 1956)
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 Flanagan (1 episode, 1956)
Florence Lake ...
 Mrs. Treadwell (1 episode, 1957)
Jacklyn O'Donnell ...
 Joan (1 episode, 1957)
(1 episode, 1957)
Joe Bassett ...
 Hunter (1 episode, 1958)
George Meader ...
 Mr. Crutz (1 episode, 1953)
Ralph Peters ...
 Man (1 episode, 1953)
Andrew Tombes ...
 Doc Fishblow (1 episode, 1953)
Lela Bliss ...
 Mrs. Morris (1 episode, 1954)
Almira Sessions ...
 Secretary (1 episode, 1954)
Richard Karlan ...
 Walter (1 episode, 1956)
Edgar Stehli ...
 Mr. Tuttle (1 episode, 1956)
Walter Coy ...
 Dodsworth (1 episode, 1957)
Vivi Janiss ...
 Mrs. Laurence (1 episode, 1957)
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 Baldwin (1 episode, 1958)
Anne O'Neal ...
 First Woman (1 episode, 1953)
Lee Rhodes ...
 Leonard (1 episode, 1953)
Renie Riano ...
 Amelia Forbish (1 episode, 1953)
Tim Ryan ...
 Fire Chief (1 episode, 1953)
Stuffy Singer ...
 Tommy (1 episode, 1953)
Elizabeth Slifer ...
 Stout Woman (1 episode, 1953)
Bobby Watson ...
 Guy Mannering (1 episode, 1953)
William 'Bill' Phillips ...
 Bixby (1 episode, 1954)
Wheaton Chambers ...
 Justice of the Peace (1 episode, 1955)
David Alpert ...
 McNeil (1 episode, 1956)
Taylor Holmes ...
 Clarence Nesbitt White (1 episode, 1957)
Dee J. Thompson ...
 Nurse (1 episode, 1957)
Norma Ward ...
 Clerk (1 episode, 1958)
Willa Pearl Curtis ...
 Marie (1 episode, 1953)
Dian Fauntelle ...
 Mrs. Durkin (1 episode, 1953)
Elizabeth Holmes ...
 Second Woman (1 episode, 1953)
Max Williams ...
 Adolph (1 episode, 1953)
Olaf Hytten ...
 Butler (1 episode, 1954)
Lu Leonard ...
 Theodosia (1 episode, 1954)
Karl 'Killer' Davis ...
 Fascinating Freddie (1 episode, 1955)
Lyle Latell ...
 Grocer (1 episode, 1957)
Peter Leeds ...
 The Gatekeeper (1 episode, 1957)
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 Mickey Fender (1 episode, 1953)
Nacho Galindo ...
 Junk Man (1 episode, 1953)
Anne Barton ...
 Secretary (1 episode, 1954)
Flame ...
 Baron Maximillian (1 episode, 1954)
Lou Lubin ...
 Con Conrad (1 episode, 1955)
George Eldredge ...
 The Warden (1 episode, 1957)
King the Wonderhorse ...
 Leo (1 episode, 1953)
Leonard Carey ...
 Butler (1 episode, 1954)
Al Hill ...
 Butch (1 episode, 1957)
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 Music Teacher (1 episode, 1953)
Anthony Sydes ...
 1st Boy (1 episode, 1953)
Sig Arno
(1 episode, 1954)
Paul Bryar
(1 episode, 1954)
James Burke
(1 episode, 1954)
Bruce Cowling
(1 episode, 1954)
Edgar Dearing
(1 episode, 1954)
Ralph Dumke
(1 episode, 1954)
Robert Griffin
(1 episode, 1954)
Michael Hall ...
 Ken (1 episode, 1954)
Connie James ...
 Miss Fordice (1 episode, 1954)
Mary Ellen Kay
(1 episode, 1954)
June Kramer
(1 episode, 1954)
Norma La Roche ...
 Jean (1 episode, 1954)
Judy Nugent ...
 Janet (1 episode, 1954)
Jack Rice ...
 Mac Elroy (1 episode, 1954)
Stephen Roberts
(1 episode, 1954)
Steve Stevens
(1 episode, 1954)
Ted Thorpe
(1 episode, 1954)
Eddie Marr ...
 Mr. Burke (1 episode, 1955)
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 Rags (1 episode, 1956)
Harry Davis
(1 episode, 1956)
Jack Edwards
(1 episode, 1956)
Del Erickson
(1 episode, 1956)
Eilene Janssen ...
 Mary Ann (1 episode, 1956)
Diane Jergens ...
 Terry (1 episode, 1956)
Audrey Peters
(1 episode, 1956)
(1 episode, 1956)
Barry Truex
(1 episode, 1956)
Sanders Clark ...
 Father (1 episode, 1957)
Alexander Davion ...
 Rodney (1 episode, 1957)
Sue England ...
 Lupe (1 episode, 1957)
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 Gigi (1 episode, 1957)
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 Ricardo (1 episode, 1957)
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 Mother (1 episode, 1957)
Robert Christopher ...
 Crook (1 episode, 1958)
Gil Donaldson ...
 Harvey (1 episode, 1958)
Joan Harding ...
 Girl (1 episode, 1958)
Freddie Hart ...
 Otis (1 episode, 1958)
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 Miss Cosgrove (1 episode, 1958)
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 Dolly (1 episode, 1958)
Ray Kellogg ...
 Officer (1 episode, 1958)
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 Eddie (1 episode, 1958)
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 Mr. Bellflower (1 episode, 1958)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1958)
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 Chalmers (1 episode, 1958)
Lyn Osborn ...
 Page (1 episode, 1958)
Marjorie Owens ...
 Minnie (1 episode, 1958)
Pierre Watkin ...
 Teasdale (1 episode, 1958)
Marie Brown ...
 Honeybee Gillis (1954) (unknown episodes)
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 Honest Ed Feeney (uncredited) (1 episode, 1953)
Pierce Lyden ...
 House Buyer (uncredited) (1 episode, 1956)
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Series Produced by 

Tom McKnight ... producer (45 episodes, 1953-1958)
Bill Tinsman ... associate producer (13 episodes, 1953-1958)
Sid Dorfman ... associate producer (2 episodes, 1955)

Series Music by 

Jerry Fielding ... (9 episodes, 1953-1957)
Al Goodman ... (6 episodes, 1954-1955)

Series Cinematography by 

Lucien N. Andriot ... (41 episodes, 1953-1958)
Jack R. Glass ... (1 episode, 1953)
Nicholas Musuraca ... (1 episode, 1955)

Series Film Editing by 

Frank Baldridge ... (24 episodes, 1953-1957)
Edward W. Williams ... (6 episodes, 1953-1954)
Bruce B. Pierce ... (5 episodes, 1953-1958)
Roy V. Livingston ... (5 episodes, 1957)
Bert Jordan ... (1 episode, 1955)
George J. Eppich ... (1 episode, 1956)
Bruce Piece ... (1 episode, 1957)

Series Casting By 

Pat Harris ... (13 episodes, 1953-1958)
Ruth Burch ... (unknown episodes)

Series Production Design by 

McClure Capps ... (1 episode, 1955)

Series Art Direction by 

McClure Capps ... (20 episodes, 1953-1957)
Arthur Lonergan ... (12 episodes, 1953-1958)
Eugène Lourié ... (4 episodes, 1953-1954)
Charles F. Pyke ... (3 episodes, 1954-1956)
Nicolai Remisoff ... (2 episodes, 1956)

Series Set Decoration by 

Raymond Boltz Jr. ... (8 episodes, 1953-1957)
Rudy Butler ... (5 episodes, 1954-1956)
Alfred Kegerris ... (4 episodes, 1957-1958)
John MacNeil ... (2 episodes, 1954-1955)
Charles S. Thompson ... (2 episodes, 1955)

Series Production Management 

Sidney S. Van Keuren ... production supervisor (26 episodes, 1953-1957)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Ivan Volkman ... assistant director (19 episodes, 1953-1957)
Al Westen ... assistant director (9 episodes, 1957-1958)
A.F. Erickson ... assistant director (4 episodes, 1954-1955)
Nate D. Slott ... assistant director (4 episodes, 1956)
Robert H. Justman ... assistant director (1 episode, 1953)
John Pommer ... assistant director (1 episode, 1956)

Series Sound Department 

Elmer Raguse ... sound (21 episodes, 1953-1957)
Robert Roderick ... sound (12 episodes, 1953-1958)
Lloyd D. Wiler ... sound (11 episodes, 1956-1958)
Joel Moss ... sound (7 episodes, 1954-1956)
William Russell ... sound (5 episodes, 1954-1956)
Jack A. Goodrich ... sound (1 episode, 1953)
Fred Kessler ... sound (1 episode, 1956)
Jim Bullock ... sound editor (unknown episodes)

Series Special Effects by 

Bob Overbeck ... special effects (unknown episodes)

Series Visual Effects by 

Jack R. Glass ... photographic effects (25 episodes, 1953-1957)

Series Stunts 

Whitey Hughes ... stunts (uncredited) (unknown episodes)

Series Animation Department 

T. Hee ... background artist: opening titles (unknown episodes)

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