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Valerie Cossart ...
 Amy Lind / ... (7 episodes, 1953-1954)
Harry Townes ...
 Bob Cratchit / ... (5 episodes, 1953-1955)
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 Innkeeper's Wife (5 episodes, 1954-1955)
(4 episodes, 1954-1955)
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 Charlotte / ... (4 episodes, 1954)
(3 episodes, 1953-1955)
(3 episodes, 1953-1954)
Leueen MacGrath ...
 Anne (3 episodes, 1953-1955)
John Baragrey
(3 episodes, 1954-1955)
Sally Chamberlin
(3 episodes, 1954-1955)
June Dayton
(3 episodes, 1954-1955)
(3 episodes, 1954-1955)
Jerome Kilty ...
 Mr. Peabody (3 episodes, 1954-1955)
Murray Matheson
(3 episodes, 1954-1955)
(3 episodes, 1954-1955)
Biff McGuire ...
 Chandler (3 episodes, 1954-1955)
Claudia Morgan ...
 Eustasia / ... (3 episodes, 1954-1955)
Gaby Rodgers
(3 episodes, 1954-1955)
Polly Rowles
(3 episodes, 1954-1955)
(3 episodes, 1954-1955)
...
 Death (3 episodes, 1954-1955)
Anthony Ross ...
 Narrator / ... (3 episodes, 1954)
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The 28 Year Old Rod Serling
16 October 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

The 28 year old Rod Serling made his screen writing debut for this television series on the 8th April 1953 in an episode titled 'Next of Kin'. He also wrote 'A Long Time Till Dawn' on November 11th 1953 which starred James Dean before he was immortalized on the big screen.


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