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 Michael Rossi (514 episodes, 1964-1969)
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 Betty Anderson Cord / ... (514 episodes, 1964-1969)
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 Narrator / ... (514 episodes, 1964-1969)
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 Rodney Harrington (501 episodes, 1964-1969)
Christopher Connelly ...
 Norman Harrington (490 episodes, 1964-1969)
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 Constance Mackenzie Carson / ... (430 episodes, 1964-1968)
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 Elliot Carson (416 episodes, 1964-1968)
James Douglas ...
 Steven Cord / ... (404 episodes, 1965-1969)
Patricia Morrow ...
 Rita Jacks Harrington / ... (378 episodes, 1965-1969)
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 Allison Mackenzie / ... (263 episodes, 1964-1966)
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 Leslie Harrington (219 episodes, 1964-1968)
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The original primetime soap took place in the title town, which was founded by the Peyton family, whose members included the Harringtons. Some of the plots involved Rodney Harrington, the oldest son, choosing between bad girl Betty Anderson or fragile Allison MacKenzie. His brother Norman took up with working class Rita Jacks. Allison's mother Connie was keeping a secret about her daughter's birth. People married and divorced, loved and lost. Murder, illicit passion, insanity, and secrets were the staples of Peyton Place. Written by Anonymous

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(514 episodes)

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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(1964-1966)| (1966-1969)

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1.33 : 1
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On working with Mia Farrow, Ed Nelson told the press: "Mia was an uncommon person. Watching her on the set, you knew she would either do very well, or commit suicide." See more »

Crazy Credits

In the opening credits, the last name of the characters played by Dorothy Malone and Mia Farrow is spelled Mackenzie. In the original novel by Grace Metalious and the 1957 movie, the last name is spelled with a capital K (MacKenzie). There are no reports from the creators on if the name was spelled in the TV series on purpose or by accident. See more »

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Interesting series!
12 November 1999 | by (US) – See all my reviews

Mia Farrow (September) "Allison MacKenzie," a young woman who worked in a cute bookstore owned by Dorothy Malone (Basic Instinct) "Constance MacKenzie Carson," who was her mother. Allison started dating Ryan O'Neal (Zero Effect) "Rodney Harrington" and I used to love the series. Allison had really long beautiful hair and was innocent. I watched the series, dubbed and in black and white. There were people in the series that became very famous, and others some somewhat famous, such as: Gena Rowlands (Hope Floats) Mia Farrow, Ryan O'Neal (The Thief Who Came to Dinner) Ed Nelson(There's Something About Mary), Mariette Hartley (TV commercials for Polaroid cameras with James Garner, Marnie), Leslie Nielsen (Mr. Magoo), Barbara Parkins (Valley of the Dolls). The series and the actors were nominated for several awards such as Golden Globe, Emmy.


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