Family Theatre (1949–1958)

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 Ghost of Christmas Past / ... (4 episodes, 1951-1958)
Tudor Owen ...
 Thomas (4 episodes, 1951-1953)
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 Balthazar / ... (3 episodes, 1951-1953)
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 Blind Man / ... (3 episodes, 1951-1953)
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 The Virgin Mary / ... (3 episodes, 1951-1952)
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 Nicodemus (3 episodes, 1949-1951)
Todd Karns ...
 Cpl. Bates (3 episodes, 1951-1953)
Walter Coy
(3 episodes, 1951-1953)
Pauline Crell ...
 Mara / ... (3 episodes, 1951-1953)
(3 episodes, 1951-1958)
Morris Ankrum ...
 King Herod / ... (2 episodes, 1952-1953)
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 Cassius Longinus (2 episodes, 1951-1952)
Peter Mamakos ...
 Gallicus (2 episodes, 1951-1952)
Nestor Paiva
(2 episodes, 1951)
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 Pilate (2 episodes, 1951-1953)
Jeanne Cagney ...
 Mary Magdalen (2 episodes, 1951-1953)
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 Matthew (2 episodes, 1951-1952)
David Young ...
 Andrew (2 episodes, 1951)
Frederic Berest ...
 Thomas (2 episodes, 1951)
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 Decius (2 episodes, 1951)
Jack Baston ...
 Justus / ... (2 episodes, 1951-1953)
Elizabeth Harrower ...
 Salome (2 episodes, 1951-1953)
Stephen Roberts
(2 episodes, 1951-1953)
Thayer Roberts ...
 John (2 episodes, 1951-1953)
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