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"The Fugitive" (1963) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1963-1967

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Writer:
Roy Huggins (created by)
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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
17 September 1963 (USA) See more »
Plot:
A doctor, wrongly convicted for a murder he didn't commit, escapes custody and must stay ahead of the police to find the real killer. Full summary »
Awards:
Won Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 10 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Best Use Of Black Hair Dye In The History Of Television See more (43 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 3 of 288)

David Janssen ... Dr. Richard Kimble / ... (120 episodes, 1963-1967)

William Conrad ... Narrator (120 episodes, 1963-1967)

Barry Morse ... Lt. Philip Gerard (119 episodes, 1963-1967)
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Series Directed by
Jerry Hopper (14 episodes, 1963-1966)
Walter Grauman (11 episodes, 1963-1965)
Alexander Singer (9 episodes, 1965-1966)
James Sheldon (7 episodes, 1963-1967)
William A. Graham (7 episodes, 1963-1965)
Robert Butler (6 episodes, 1964-1966)
Don Medford (6 episodes, 1965-1967)
Gerald Mayer (5 episodes, 1966-1967)
Abner Biberman (4 episodes, 1964-1965)
Ralph Senensky (4 episodes, 1964-1965)
John Meredyth Lucas (4 episodes, 1967)
Ida Lupino (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
James Goldstone (3 episodes, 1964)
Leonard Horn (3 episodes, 1966)
Christian Nyby (2 episodes, 1963-1966)
Andrew McCullough (2 episodes, 1963)
Joseph Sargent (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Richard Donner (2 episodes, 1966)
Gerd Oswald (2 episodes, 1966)
Lewis Allen (2 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Writing credits
Roy Huggins (120 episodes, 1963-1967)
Harry Kronman (11 episodes, 1963-1967)
George Eckstein (10 episodes, 1963-1967)
Daniel B. Ullman (9 episodes, 1964-1966)
Philip Saltzman (6 episodes, 1964-1967)
William D. Gordon (5 episodes, 1963-1965)
Jack Turley (5 episodes, 1965-1967)
Don Brinkley (5 episodes, 1965-1966)
Barry Oringer (5 episodes, 1966-1967)
John Kneubuhl (5 episodes, 1966)
Arthur Weiss (4 episodes, 1963-1965)
Stanford Whitmore (4 episodes, 1963-1964)
Sheldon Stark (4 episodes, 1964)
Jeri Emmett (4 episodes, 1966-1967)
Oliver Crawford (3 episodes, 1963-1967)
Stuart Jerome (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Al C. Ward (3 episodes, 1964-1966)
Lee Loeb (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
Sam Ross (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
Robert C. Dennis (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Peter Germano (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Hank Searls (2 episodes, 1963)
Larry Cohen (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Richard Levinson (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
William Link (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Leonard Kantor (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Norman Lessing (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Anthony Wilson (2 episodes, 1965)
E. Arthur Kean (2 episodes, 1966)
Michael Zagor (2 episodes, 1967)

Series Produced by
Quinn Martin .... executive producer (120 episodes, 1963-1967)
Alan A. Armer .... producer (90 episodes, 1963-1966)
George Eckstein .... associate producer / co-producer (47 episodes, 1965-1967)
William D. Gordon .... associate producer (32 episodes, 1964-1966)
Arthur Weiss .... associate producer (30 episodes, 1963-1964)
Wilton Schiller .... producer (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
John Meredyth Lucas .... co-producer (9 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Original Music by
Pete Rugolo (118 episodes, 1963-1967)
Russell Garcia (30 episodes, 1963-1964)

Bernhard Kaun (unknown episodes)
Franz Waxman (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Meredith M. Nicholson (70 episodes, 1964-1966)
Robert Hoffman (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
Fred Mandl (17 episodes, 1963-1964)
Lloyd Ahern Sr. (2 episodes, 1963)

George J. Folsey (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Marston Fay (31 episodes, 1963-1966)
Robert L. Swanson (28 episodes, 1964-1966)
Walter Hannemann (18 episodes, 1963-1967)
Jerry Young (13 episodes, 1963-1964)
James Ballas (8 episodes, 1966-1967)
Richard Cahoon (7 episodes, 1966-1967)
Jodie Copelan (7 episodes, 1967)
John Post (5 episodes, 1964-1965)
Larry Heath (2 episodes, 1963)
 
Series Casting by
Meryl O'Loughlin (60 episodes, 1965-1967)

Kerwin Coughlin (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
Claudio Guzmán (1 episode, 1963)
 
Series Art Direction by
Serge Krizman (63 episodes, 1963-1965)
James Dowell Vance (40 episodes, 1965-1967)
James Hulsey (16 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Sandy Grace (119 episodes, 1963-1967)
 
Series Costume Design by
Edward McDermott (unknown episodes)
Bob Wolfe (unknown episodes)
 
Series Makeup Department
Jack Wilson .... makeup artist (90 episodes, 1964-1967)
Lynn Burke .... hair stylist / hairdresser (89 episodes, 1963-1966)
Walter Schenk .... makeup artist (29 episodes, 1963-1964)
Carol Meikle .... hair stylist (26 episodes, 1966-1967)
Jean Austin .... hair stylist (4 episodes, 1967)

Lavaughn Speer .... hair stylist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Fred Ahern .... production manager (120 episodes, 1963-1967)
John Elizalde .... post-production supervisor (120 episodes, 1963-1967)
Arthur Fellows .... in charge of production (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
Adrian Samish .... in charge of production (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
Bud Brill .... unit production manager (19 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert Rubin .... second assistant director (52 episodes, 1965-1967)
Jack Barry .... second assistant director / assistant director (43 episodes, 1964-1966)
Lloyd Allen .... assistant director (35 episodes, 1963-1966)
Read Killgore .... second assistant director / assistant director (27 episodes, 1963-1965)
Lou Place .... assistant director (21 episodes, 1966-1967)
Wes McAfee .... assistant director (19 episodes, 1964-1965)
Phil Cook .... assistant director (15 episodes, 1965-1967)
Paul Wurtzel .... assistant director (14 episodes, 1963-1964)
William Shanks .... second assistant director / assistant director (9 episodes, 1963-1964)
David Salven .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Russ Haverick .... assistant director (1 episode, 1966)
 
Series Art Department
Don Smith .... property master / property manager (61 episodes, 1963-1967)
Irving W. Sindler .... property master / property manager (58 episodes, 1963-1967)
 
Series Sound Department
John K. Kean .... production mixer / production sound mixer / ... (118 episodes, 1963-1967)
Chuck Overhulser .... sound editor / sound mixer (101 episodes, 1963-1967)
Clem Portman .... sound re-recording mixer / sound re-recordist / ... (88 episodes, 1963-1966)
Ed Campbell .... sound editor (12 episodes, 1965-1966)
Chuck Perry .... sound editor (7 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Special Effects by
Thol Simonson .... special effects (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Stunts
Carol Daniels .... stunts (2 episodes, 1965)

Steven Burnett .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Dick Dial .... stunt double: David Janssen (unknown episodes)
Bill Hickman .... stunt driver (unknown episodes)
Carey Loftin .... stunt driver (unknown episodes)
Troy Melton .... stunt double: David Janssen (unknown episodes)
Fred Stromsoe .... stunt double: David Janssen (unknown episodes)
Glenn R. Wilder .... stunt double: David Janssen (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Vaughn Ashen .... chief electrician (98 episodes, 1964-1967)
Joseph A. August Jr. .... second camera / second camera operator / ... (84 episodes, 1963-1966)
Edward E. Nugent .... second camera operator / second cameraman (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
Ray Rich .... key grip (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
James Potevin .... chief electrician (18 episodes, 1963-1964)
Richard A. Kelley .... first assistant camera / second camera operator (2 episodes, 1964)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Elmer Ellsworth .... costume supervisor / costumer (81 episodes, 1963-1966)
Edward McDermott .... costume supervisor (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
Bob Wolfe .... costume supervisor (7 episodes, 1963)

George Herrington .... costumer (unknown episodes)
Karlice Hinson .... costumer (unknown episodes)
Stephen Lodge .... costumer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Carl Barth .... editorial coordinator / editorial consultant (87 episodes, 1964-1967)
Tom Neff Jr. .... assistant film editor / assistant editor (44 episodes, 1963-1967)
Harry Kaye .... assistant film editor / assistant editor (32 episodes, 1964-1967)
Carl Mahakian .... assistant film editor / assistant editor (9 episodes, 1963-1965)
John Post .... assistant editor / assistant film editor (9 episodes, 1963-1964)
John Shouse .... assistant film editor / assistant editor (9 episodes, 1963-1964)
Martin Fox .... assistant film editor (4 episodes, 1966-1967)
Orven Schanzer .... assistant film editor (4 episodes, 1966-1967)
Anthony Friedman .... assistant film editor (4 episodes, 1966)
O. Nicholas Brown .... assistant film editor (3 episodes, 1967)

Ron Meredith .... assistant film editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Location Management
Bud Brill .... location manager (41 episodes, 1965-1966)
 
Series Music Department
John Elizalde .... music producer (120 episodes, 1963-1967)
Harry Rabinowitz .... conductor (120 episodes, 1963-1967)
Pete Rugolo .... orchestrator / theme (120 episodes, 1963-1967)
Eric Tomlinson .... music engineer / music mixer (120 episodes, 1963-1967)
Ken Wilhoit .... music supervisor / music editor (119 episodes, 1963-1967)
Dominic Frontiere .... composer: additional music / composer: stock music (3 episodes, 1964-1966)

Ted Roberts .... music editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Transportation Department
Frank Khoury .... driver: cast / driver (9 episodes, 1963-1967)
Chris Haynes .... driver / production driver (7 episodes, 1965-1966)
 
Series Other crew
John Conwell .... assistant to producer / assistant to executive producer / ... (119 episodes, 1963-1967)
Arthur Fellows .... assistant to executive producer / assistant to the executive producer (90 episodes, 1963-1966)
Kenneth Gilbert .... script supervisor (59 episodes, 1965-1967)
Richard Chaffee .... script supervisor / production coordinator (31 episodes, 1964-1965)
Duane Toler .... script supervisor (28 episodes, 1963-1964)

Billy Vernon .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

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Runtime:
51 min (120 episodes)
Country:
Language:
Color:
Black and White (seasons 1-3) | Color (season 4)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Australia:PG | Finland:K-18 (2007) (DVD) (self applied)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The theme music and its variations was recorded in London at the CTS Studios in Bayswater, using around 50 musicians from the Ted Heath and London Philharmonic Orchestra. The Conductor was Harry Rabinowitz. Sound Engineer was Eric Tomlinson. All 120 episodes were scored with the same 'library music' that was recorded at the start of production and not tailored to specific scenes in the show.See more »
Quotes:
Narrator:Name: Richard Kimble. Profession: Doctor of Medicine. Destination: Death Row, State Prison. Richard Kimble has been tried and convicted for the murder of his wife. But laws are made by men, carried out by men. And men are imperfect. Richard Kimble is innocent...See more »

FAQ

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Do police, knowing of Kimble's identity, ever deliberately let him go?
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19 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
Best Use Of Black Hair Dye In The History Of Television, 28 January 2005
Author: cutterccbaxter from minneapolis, minnesota, on the planet Earth

I read a Roy Huggins novel called "Too Late For Tears" that was turned into a solid film noir movie. Huggins also is responsible for the western series "Maverick." With "The Fugitive" Huggins combines elements of noir (a man trapped in circumstances beyond his control) and the western (a loner wandering across the American landscape) for one of the best dramas in the history of television. David Janssen is perfectly cast as Doctor Richard Kimble -- fugitive. There's an aura of sadness that seems to cling to Janssen that feels just right for the situations the fugitive is always finding himself in. Despite his predicament Kimble is always putting the needs of others above his own. In the wrong hands such lofty morale aspirations might feel a bit forced, but The Fugitive manages to keep it well grounded.

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