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The Gong Show (TV Series 1976–1980) Poster

(1976–1980)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

John Dorsey ... (unknown episodes)
Terry Kyne ... (unknown episodes)

Series Writing Credits  

Chris Bearde ... (creator) (5 episodes, 1976-1978)
Larry Spencer ... (unknown episodes)

Series Cast  

Trixie Dejonge ...
 Herself (5 episodes, 1976-1978)
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 Himself - Host / ... (3 episodes, 1976)
Chuck Barris ...
 Himself - Host (3 episodes, 1976)
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 Herself (3 episodes, 1976)
Mat Plendl ...
 Himself / ... (2 episodes, 1976)
Curt Vig ...
 Themselves (The Puppets and Friends) (2 episodes, 1976)
Louanne ...
 Herself (2 episodes, 1978)
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 Himself, The Shortest Cowboy Song (1 episode, 1976)
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 Herself - Panelist (1 episode, 1976)
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 Panelist (1 episode, 1976)
Huck Flyn ...
 Performer (1 episode, 1976)
Patty Harris ...
 Patty H (1 episode, 1976)
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 Panelist (1 episode, 1976)
Nancy Lee ...
 Herself (1 episode, 1976)
Marc Siciliani ...
 Elvis the Pelvis (1 episode, 1976)
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 Panelist (1 episode, 1976)
Hillary Carlip ...
 Winner (1 episode, 1978)
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 Tap Dancing Gorilla (1 episode, 1978)
Della Barris ...
 Herself / ... (unknown episodes)
Jaye P. Morgan ...
 Herself / ... (unknown episodes)
Milton Delugg ...
 Himself / ... (unknown episodes)
Gene Patton ...
 Gene Gene the Dancing Machine / ... (unknown episodes)
Larry Spencer ...
 Himself / ... (unknown episodes)
Sivi Aberg ...
 Herself - Assistant (unknown episodes)
Johnny Jacobs ...
 Announcer (1976-1978) / ... (unknown episodes)
Barry Zweig ...
 Band With A Thug / ... (unknown episodes)
Jerry Maren ...
 Confetti Thrower (1976) (unknown episodes)
John Rodby ...
 Substitute bandleader (1976) (unknown episodes)
Bill Neale ...
 Band With A Thug / ... (unknown episodes)
Frederick Long ...
 Himself (1977-1979) (unknown episodes)
Jack Clark ...
 Announcer / ... (unknown episodes)
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 The Amazing Dolphin Brothers (1978) (unknown episodes)
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 The Amazing Dolphin Brothers (1978) (unknown episodes)
John Barbour ...
 Himself / ... (unknown episodes)
Marlana Clark ...
 Herself / ... (unknown episodes)
Carol Connors ...
 Herself / ... (unknown episodes)
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 Herself (unknown episodes)
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 Himself / ... (unknown episodes)
Bobby Findley ...
 Band With A Thug / ... (unknown episodes)
Jill Freeman ...
 Herself / ... (unknown episodes)
Joe Howard ...
 "Waltah" / ... (unknown episodes)
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 Himself / ... (unknown episodes)
Elizabeth Maren ...
 Midget (unknown episodes)
Julie McCray ...
 Herself / ... (unknown episodes)
Lanny Morgan ...
 Band With A Thug / ... (unknown episodes)
Ray Neapolitan ...
 "Raybodoo" / ... (unknown episodes)
Rex Reed ...
 Himself / ... (unknown episodes)
Manny Stevens ...
 Band With A Thug / ... (unknown episodes)
Mark Z. Stevens ...
 Band With A Thug / ... (unknown episodes)
Frankie Verroca ...
 Tony Christopher (1979) (uncredited) (1 episode, 1976)
Murray Langston ...
 Himself ('The Unknown Comic') / ... (uncredited) (unknown episodes)
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Series Produced by 

Chris Bearde ... executive producer (5 episodes, 1976-1978)
Gene Banks ... producer (unknown episodes)
Chuck Barris ... producer (unknown episodes)
Diana Fell ... producer (unknown episodes)
Dave Gist ... assistant producer (unknown episodes)
Linda Howard ... producer (unknown episodes)

Series Art Direction by 

Lynn Griffin ... (unknown episodes)
E. Jay Krause ... (unknown episodes)

Series Costume Design by 

Sanford Slepak ... (2 episodes, 1978)

Series Production Management 

Jim Styles ... unit manager (unknown episodes)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

William White ... assistant director (unknown episodes)

Series Art Department 

Joe LeDuc ... stagehand (3 episodes, 1976)
Gene Patton ... stagehand (unknown episodes)

Series Sound Department 

Rory O'Connor ... boom operator (3 episodes, 1976)
Jim Kigar ... sound (unknown episodes)

Series Special Effects by 

John Frazier ... special effects technician (3 episodes, 1976)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Ran Ballard ... electrician (1 episode, 1976)
Dick Pickens ... lighting director (unknown episodes)

Series Other crew 

Karl Messerschmidt ... technical director (1 episode, 1976)
John J. Hill ... stage manager (unknown episodes)
Ed Huston ... video (unknown episodes)
Dick Roecker ... technical director (unknown episodes)
Les Shaw ... video (unknown episodes)

See also

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