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The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series 1955–1982) Poster

(1955–1982)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

James Hobson ... (53 episodes, 1957-1982)
Duke Goldstone ... (1 episode, 1955)
Bill Hobin ... (1 episode, 1963)

Series Writing Credits  

Bernice McGeehan ... (-1982) (unknown episodes)

Series Cast  

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Myron Floren ...
 Himself / ... 88 episodes, 1955-1982
Dick Dale ...
 Himself / ... 76 episodes, 1955-1982
Norma Zimmer ...
 Herself / ... 52 episodes, 1960-1982
Bobby Burgess ...
 Himself / ... 46 episodes, 1961-1982
Jimmy Roberts ...
 Himself / ... 45 episodes, 1955-1982
Arthur Duncan ...
 Himself / ... 43 episodes, 1964-1982
Joe Feeney ...
 Himself / ... 42 episodes, 1958-1982
Bob Ralston ...
 Himself / ... 40 episodes, 1964-1982
Orie J. Amodeo ...
 Himself - Clarinetist 37 episodes, 1955-1970
Bob Lido ...
 Himself / ... 30 episodes, 1955-1982
Jack Imel ...
 Himself / ... 29 episodes, 1958-1982
Mary Lou Metzger ...
 Herself / ... 28 episodes, 1971-1982
Neil Levang ...
 Himself - Guitarist / ... 28 episodes, 1963-1982
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 Themselves / ... 28 episodes, 1957-1968
Larry Hooper ...
 Himself / ... 29 episodes, 1955-1979
Ken Delo ...
 Himself / ... 27 episodes, 1969-1982
Cissy King ...
 Herself - Dancer / ... 26 episodes, 1967-1981
Sandi Griffiths ...
 Herself / ... 27 episodes, 1967-1982
Anacani Echeverria ...
 Herself / ... 25 episodes, 1971-1982
Ralna English ...
 Herself / ... 24 episodes, 1967-1982
Jo Ann Castle ...
 Herself / ... 25 episodes, 1958-1975
Guy Hovis ...
 Himself / ... 23 episodes, 1970-1982
Gail Farrell ...
 Herself / ... 23 episodes, 1967-1982
George Cates ...
 Himself / ... 22 episodes, 1955-1982
Ava Barber ...
 Herself / ... 20 episodes, 1975-1982
Bob Havens ...
 Himself - Trombonist / ... 20 episodes, 1967-1982
Richard Maloof ...
 Tuba Player / ... 18 episodes, 1968-1982
Bob Smale ...
Buddy Merrill ...
 Himself / ... 17 episodes, 1955-1971
Tanya Welk ...
 Herself / ... 17 episodes, 1968-1981
Tom Netherton ...
 Himself / ... 15 episodes, 1967-1981
Russ Klein ...
 Woodwinds / ... 15 episodes, 1968-1982
Rocky Rockwell ...
Charlie Parlato ...
 Featured Performer / ... 15 episodes, 1965-1982
Barney Liddell ...
 Himself - Trombonist / ... 14 episodes, 1955-1982
Henry Cuesta ...
 Clarinist / ... 13 episodes, 1973-1982
Barbara Boylan ...
 Herself / ... 13 episodes, 1961-1979
Charlotte Harris ...
 Featured Peformer / ... 13 episodes, 1964-1977
Kathie Sullivan ...
 Herself / ... 12 episodes, 1977-1982
Bob Davis ...
 Woodwinds / ... 12 episodes, 1968-1982
Johnny Zell ...
 Himself - Trumpist 12 episodes, 1968-1982
Sally Flynn ...
 Herself / ... 13 episodes, 1968-1980
Don Staples ...
 Himself - Trombonist / ... 12 episodes, 1968-1982
Sherry Aldridge ...
 Herself / ... 11 episodes, 1978-1982
Sheila Aldridge ...
 Herself / ... 11 episodes, 1978-1982
Roger Otwell ...
 Himself / ... 11 episodes, 1978-1982
David Otwell ...
 Himself / ... 11 episodes, 1978-1982
Alice Lon ...
 Herself / ... 11 episodes, 1955-1958
Kenny Trimble ...
 Himself - Trombonist / ... 11 episodes, 1968-1982
Joe Livoti ...
Clay Hart ...
 Himself / ... 10 episodes, 1969-1980
Bob Warren ...
 Himself - Announcer / ... 10 episodes, 1955-1982
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 Herself / ... 9 episodes, 1967-1970
Dave Edwards ...
 Woodwinds / ... 9 episodes, 1971-1979
Steve Smith ...
Aladdin ...
 Himself / ... 9 episodes, 1955-1965
Jim Turner ...
 Guitarist / ... 8 episodes, 1979-1982
Frank Scott ...
 Himself / ... 8 episodes, 1955-1969
Johnny Klein ...
 Drummer / ... 8 episodes, 1955-1975
Natalie Nevins ...
Elaine Balden ...
 Herself - Dancer 7 episodes, 1979-1982
Paul Humphrey ...
 Himself - Drummer 7 episodes, 1977-1982
Andra Willis ...
Norman Bailey ...
 Trumpist / ... 6 episodes, 1955-1971
Kathy Lennon ...
 Herself / ... 6 episodes, 1955-1968
Peggy Lennon ...
 Herself / ... 5 episodes, 1955-1968
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Jo Ann Greer ...
 Herself / ... 5 episodes, 1960-1967
Mickey McMahan ...
 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 1968-1979
Curt Ramsey ...
Dianne Lennon ...
 Herself / ... 4 episodes, 1955-1968
Janet Lennon ...
 Herself / ... 4 episodes, 1955-1968
Maurice Pearson ...
Alvin Ashby ...
Larry Dean ...
Big Tiny Little ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1958
Sylvia Livoti ...
Laroon Holt ...
 Himself - Trumpist 3 episodes, 1975-1979
The Aldridge Sisters ...
John Gary ...
Joey Schmidt ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1978-1981
Buddy Hayes ...
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Mahlon Clark ...
 Clarinetist / ... 2 episodes, 1968
Jim Roberts ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Jerry Burke ...
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Charlie Parlota ...
Audrey Semonski ...
 Herself - Singer 2 episodes, 1975-1977
Donna Semonski ...
 Herself - Singer 2 episodes, 1975-1977
Joanne Semonski ...
 Herself - Singer 2 episodes, 1975-1977
Michelle Semonski ...
 Herself - Singer 2 episodes, 1975-1977
Valerie Semonski ...
 Herself - Singer 2 episodes, 1975-1977
Michael Redman ...
 Himself - Regular Performer / ... 2 episodes, 1981-1982
The Otwell Brothers ...
Mogens Ellegaard ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1959
Jeanne McManus ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1960
Nick Lucas ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1965
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 Himself 1 episode, 1970
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 Himself - Guest 1 episode, 1971
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 Herself 1 episode, 1980
Elaine Niverson ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1982
Michael Redman ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1982
Skeets Herfurt ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1980
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 Himself 1 episode, 1982
Rosemary Wilson ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1982
Ernie Erhardt ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1980
Kathy Sullivan ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1978
Kimberly Delo ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1973
Orie Rusty Amodeo ...
 Guitarist 1 episode, 1955
Merrill Behunin ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1955
Lou Crosby ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1955
Joe Haymes ...
 Played Music 1 episode, 1955
Ruth Hilario ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1955
Elmer Klinger ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1955
Donna Bailey ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1956
Lew Quadling ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1956
Janice Brady ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1957
Danny Carroll ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1957
Fran Irwin ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1957
Dick Kesner ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1957
Lloyd Lindroth ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1957
Harold Loeffelmacher ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1957
Jimmy Henderson ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1958
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 Himself - Trumpeter 1 episode, 1958
Pee Wee Leuning ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1958
Chuck Nelson ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1958
Tom Owen ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1958
Frank Perry ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1958
Chris Piazza ...
 Himself - Organist 1 episode, 1958
The Sparklers ...
 Themselves 1 episode, 1958
Paul Thompson ...
 Himself - Folk-singer 1 episode, 1958
Bo Wagner ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1958
Mike Wood ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1958
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 Champaigne Lady 1 episode, 1959
Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra ...
Cubby O'Brien ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1959
Margie Rayburn ...
 Herself - Guest 1 episode, 1959
Janice Bailey ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1960
Scott Page
Delores Rodell ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1960
Jean Sampson ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1960
Elan Stuart ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1960
Fredricka Weber ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1960
Pinky Savitt ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1962
Art Depew ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1963
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 Herself 1 episode, 1963
The Kern Sisters ...
 Themselves 1 episode, 1963
Don Bonnee ...
 Himself - Dixie Specialist 1 episode, 1964
Ford Frick ...
 Himself - Audience Member 1 episode, 1964
The Mills Brothers ...
 Themselves 1 episode, 1964
Stephen Warner ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1964
The Blenders ...
 Themselves 1 episode, 1965
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 Himself 1 episode, 1965
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 Guest / ... 1 episode, 1965
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 Herself - Guest 1 episode, 1966
Connie Smith
Lil' Wally ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1966
Sunni Walton ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1966
Anita Bryant ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1967
Dick Cathcart ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1967
Liz Anderson ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1968
David Joy ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1969
The Semonski Sisters ...
 Themselves - Singers 1 episode, 1975
Diane Semonski ...
 Herself - Singer 1 episode, 1975
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 Himself 1 episode, 1977
Roger Williams ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1977
Sheryl Staples ...
 Herself - Guest Performer 1 episode, 1979
Harry Tobias ...
 Himself - Audience Member 1 episode, 1981
Greg Dixon ...
 The Blenders (1965-1967) unknown episodes
Bob Duncan ...
 The Blenders (1965-1967) unknown episodes
John Johnson ...
 The Blenders (1965-1967) unknown episodes
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 Himself (uncredited) 1 episode, 1974
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 Bridegroom (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977

Series Produced by 

James Hobson ... producer (37 episodes, 1962-1982)
Sam Lutz ... executive producer (30 episodes, 1957-1982)
Ed Sobol ... producer (10 episodes, 1957-1962)
Jack Imel ... associate producer (4 episodes, 1971-1978)
Maury Orr ... associate producer (2 episodes, 1958)
Sam Luiz ... executive producer (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Don Fedderson ... executive producer (1 episode, 1955)
Duke Goldstone ... producer (1 episode, 1955)
Fred Henry ... associate producer (1 episode, 1955)
Bill Hobin ... producer (1 episode, 1963)

Series Cinematography by 

Mack Stengler ... (1 episode, 1955)
Les Malzman ... (1 episode, 1972)

Series Film Editing by 

Nick Pantelakis ... (2 episodes, 1971-1972)
Raili Syreeni Cook ... (2 episodes, 1978)
Tholen Gladden ... (1 episode, 1955)
Dick Wilson ... (1 episode, 1966)

Series Art Direction by 

Charles Koon ... (41 episodes, 1957-1982)
Jack Stewart ... (2 episodes, 1978)
Sherman Loudermilk ... (1 episode, 1959)

Series Set Decoration by 

John Hueners ... (2 episodes, 1978)

Series Costume Design by 

Rose Weiss ... (7 episodes, 1966-1978)

Series Makeup Department 

Rudy Horvatich ... makeup artist / hair stylist / make-up (13 episodes, 1962-1982)
Roselle Friedland ... hair stylist / hairdresser / makeup artist (13 episodes, 1966-1982)
Duane Fulcher ... makeup artist / makeup (4 episodes, 1971-1982)
Jeffrey Hamilton ... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1978)
Joe Blasco ... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1979-1980)
Armand Delmar ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1955)

Series Production Management 

John B. Lee ... unit manager (9 episodes, 1964-1967)
Jack Thompson ... unit manager (8 episodes, 1965-1966)
Tom Langan ... production supervisor (2 episodes, 1978)
Jim Johnson ... unit manager (1 episode, 1971)
Carl Ginex ... unit manager (1 episode, 1972)
John McElveney ... unit manager (1 episode, 1982)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Ron Bacon ... associate director (16 episodes, 1965-1978)
Maury Orr ... associate director (14 episodes, 1959-1966)
Herb Rissman ... associate director (3 episodes, 1959-1965)
Doug Smart ... associate director (2 episodes, 1978)
Jesse Corallo ... assistant director (1 episode, 1955)
Marjorie Rotunda ... associate director (1 episode, 1960)
Jim Balden ... associate director (1 episode, 1982)

Series Art Department 

Ed Habit ... scenic artist (59 episodes, 1955-1977)

Series Sound Department 

Bill Smay ... audio (14 episodes, 1962-1969)
Bob Buck ... audio (4 episodes, 1966-1967)
John Neal ... audio (3 episodes, 1960-1962)
Doug Botnick ... audio (2 episodes, 1978)
William A. Wilmarth ... sound (1 episode, 1955)
Jimmy Banks ... audio (1 episode, 1960)
Roy Rising ... audio (1 episode, 1971)
Marin Faure ... sound (1 episode, 1972)
Thorne Nogar ... audio (1 episode, 1972)
Jim Perri ... audio assistant (1 episode, 1972)
Ray Strock ... audio (1 episode, 1978)
Shawn Murphy ... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Dick Wilson ... sound mixer (unknown episodes)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Truck Krone ... lighting (26 episodes, 1960-1967)
Robin Clark ... camera operator (12 episodes, 1955-1961)
Wally Stanard ... video (11 episodes, 1960-1965)
Jim Angel ... camera operator (3 episodes, 1969-1972)
Jim Balden ... camera operator (3 episodes, 1969-1972)
Jack Denton ... lighting director (3 episodes, 1971-1982)
Herm Falk ... camera operator (2 episodes, 1969-1971)
J. Bruce Nielsen ... lighting director (2 episodes, 1978)
Edward Blondell ... chief electrician (1 episode, 1955)
Don Seeks ... video (1 episode, 1962)
Herbert Weiss ... senior video controller (1 episode, 1966)
Arthur Phelps ... lighting (1 episode, 1969)
Jim Smith ... video (1 episode, 1971)
Graham Driscoll ... camera assistant (1 episode, 1972)
Mike Freedman ... seconnd unit cinematographer (1 episode, 1972)
James Rothschild ... camera operator (1 episode, 1972)
Gordon Wong ... video operator (1 episode, 1972)
Francis Yee ... video (1 episode, 1972)
Gary Stanton ... camera operator (1 episode, 1976)
Ralph Alcocer ... camera operator (1 episode, 1982)
Ron Brooks ... camera operator (1 episode, 1982)
Blair White ... camera operator (1 episode, 1982)

Series Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Rose Weiss ... costumer / wardrobe (8 episodes, 1962-1982)

Series Editorial Department 

Emil Zvarich ... video tape editor (2 episodes, 1965-1966)

Series Music Department 

George Cates ... musical director / music supervisor (12 episodes, 1966-1982)
Warren Luening ... musician: trumpet soloist (9 episodes, 1968-1970)
Myron Floren ... assistant conductor (4 episodes, 1971-1978)
Bob Ballard ... musical advisor (2 episodes, 1978)
Bob Calame ... composer: theme music (unknown episodes)
Frank Loesser ... composer: theme music (unknown episodes)
Lawrence Welk ... composer: theme music (unknown episodes)

Series Other crew 

Irwin Stanton ... technical director (23 episodes, 1964-1976)
John D. Silva ... technicolor director (14 episodes, 1955-1963)
Ted Hurley ... technical director (11 episodes, 1957-1965)
Gene Lukowski ... technical director (4 episodes, 1962-1982)
Selig Frank ... stage manager (4 episodes, 1966-1972)
Wally Stanard ... technical director (4 episodes, 1971-1978)
James Woodworth ... stage manager (2 episodes, 1971-1982)
Curt Ramsey ... production staff (2 episodes, 1978)
Jim Rice ... stage manager (2 episodes, 1978)
Joe Rizzo ... production staff (2 episodes, 1978)
Bob Schulz ... technical director (2 episodes, 1978)
George Thow ... production staff (2 episodes, 1978)
Martin Eisenberg ... production comptroller (1 episode, 1955)
Jack Imel ... assistant to the producer (1 episode, 1966)
Leonard S. Smith Jr. ... stage manager (1 episode, 1966)
Jerry Blumenthal ... stage manager (1 episode, 1969)
Bob Campbell ... crew supervisor (1 episode, 1972)
Alvin Ching ... technical supervisor (1 episode, 1972)
John Crowder ... engineering supervisor (1 episode, 1972)
Bill Dryer ... engineering supervisor (1 episode, 1972)
Casey Oshiro ... maintenance (1 episode, 1972)
Bob Graner ... stage manager (1 episode, 1978)
Harry Rogue ... stage manager (1 episode, 1978)
Ed Duzik ... stage manager (1 episode, 1982)
Jack Pleis ... production staff (1 episode, 1982)

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