Famous Faces on "The Munsters"(Season 1)

by gattonero975 | created - 27 Jun 2012 | updated - 27 Sep 2016 | Public

Have a howlingly good time with the first family of fright, the wonderfully weird Munster Clan: "Working Stiff" Herman, mom Lily, wacky & weird Grandpa, the unsually "normal" Marilyn and little Eddie. With so much Munster mayhem, you're sure to have a scream!

Here are some of the stars that I recognized who visited 1313 Mockingbird Lane, Mockingbird Heights (Munsters residence). I will also list the episode they appeared in.

1. Dick Simmons

Actor | Sergeant Preston of the Yukon

Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, Richard Simmons later moved to Minneapolis where he attended West High School and then the University of Minnesota. While at university he competed in fencing and swimming and also acted in a few theater productions. He left the Twin Cities in the 1930s and spent ...

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 7 Tin Can Man (5 Nov. 1964) "Mr. Balding" (as Richard Simmons)

2. Mabel Albertson

Actress | What's Up, Doc?

When, at 50, Mabel Albertson was given the supporting role of Mrs. Carter, young actress Aileen Stanley Jr.'s mother in a Warner Bros. Technicolor musical romance, little did she know that she was starting out a movie and TV career in which she would shine as "the ultimate haughty judgmental (often...

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 1 Munster Masquerade (24 Sep. 1964) "Agnes Daly"

3. Mel Blanc

Actor | Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Mel Blanc, known as "The Man of Thousand Voices" is regarded as the most prolific actor to ever work in Hollywood with over a thousand screen credits. He developed and performed nearly 400 distinct character voices with precision and a uniquely expressive vocal range. The legendary specialist from ...

The Raven (voice)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 1 Munster Masquerade (24 Sep. 1964) (uncredited)

4. Joe Brooks

Actor | Gremlins

Born in Los Angeles, Joe Brooks became an actor after graduating high school. He did some work as an extra, and his first speaking part was in the John Wayne WW II actioner The Fighting Seabees (1944). His acting career was interrupted by wartime service in the South Pacific. Returning to ...

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 5 Pike's Pique (22 Oct. 1964) The 1st Workman

5. Rand Brooks

Actor | Gone with the Wind

After passing his screen test, Rand Brooks played a bit role in the 1938 film Love Finds a Way. He then found several other roles before landing the part of Charles Hamilton in Gone with the Wind. He went on to play small roles in films such as Laddie, And One was Beautiful, The Son of Monte Cristo...

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 7 Tin Can Man (5 Nov. 1964) The Man

6. Richard Deacon

Actor | The Birds

Richard Deacon was the bald, bespectacled character actor most famous for playing television producer Mel Cooley on The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961) from 1961 to 1966. In the first season of that show he also continued to appear on the series he was already appearing on, Leave It to Beaver (1957), ...

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 5 Pike's Pique (22 Oct. 1964) "Borden T. Pike"

7. John Fiedler

Actor | 12 Angry Men

Typical of busy character actors, Fiedler made his face (and voice) recognizable to millions. Many know the bald-pated Fiedler as therapy patient "Mr. Peterson" on The Bob Newhart Show (1972); others might first recognize him for the 1968 movie, The Odd Couple (1968), and spin-off TV show, The Odd ...

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 2 My Fair Munster (1 Oct. 1964) "Warren Bloom" - Mailman

8. Bob Hastings

Actor | The Poseidon Adventure

Bob Hastings got his show business start in radio after WWII as the voice of "Archie Andrews" in the show of the same name (a spin-off of the Archie Comics series) on the Mutual Broadcasting System. The good-looking Hastings made the transition to television smoothly in 1949 in early ...

The Raven (voice)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 2 My Fair Munster (1 Oct. 1964) (uncredited)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 3 A Walk on the Mild Side (8 Oct. 1964) (uncredited)

9. Pat Harrington Jr.

Actor | One Day at a Time

Pat Harrington Jr. was born on August 13, 1929 in New York City, New York, USA as Daniel Patrick Harrington Jr. He was an actor and writer, known for One Day at a Time (1975), The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964) and Move Over, Darling (1963). He was married to Sally Cleaver and Marjorie Ann Gortner. He ...

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 5 Pike's Pique (22 Oct. 1964) "Sonny Harkness"

10. John Hubbard

Actor | The Tall T

John Hubbard was born on April 14, 1914 in East Chicago, Indiana, USA. He was an actor, known for The Tall T (1957), One Million B.C. (1940) and The Mickey Rooney Show (1954). He was married to Lois. He died on November 6, 1988 in Camarillo, California, USA.

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 8 Herman the Great (12 Nov. 1964) "Duke Ramsey"

11. Arch Johnson

Actor | The Sting

Arch Johnson was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1922. A stage actor as well as a prolific television character actor, he was in the original production of "West Side Story" on Broadway and the revival of that show in the 1980s on Broadway as well. He was the only actor from the original stage ...

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 7 Tin Can Man (5 Nov. 1964) "Mr. Taggert"

12. Paul Lynde

Actor | Bye Bye Birdie

Paul Lynde was born in 1926 in Mount Vernon, Ohio (one of six children and the middle of four boys). His father was a local police officer and the sheriff of the Mount Vernon Jail for two years. Lynde got his inspiration to become an actor at the age of four or five after his mother took him to see...

"Dr. Edward Dudley"

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 4 Rock-a-Bye Munster (15 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 6 Low-Cal Munster (29 Oct. 1964)

13. Joan Marshall

Actress | Star Trek

Born on June 9, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, Joan Marshall attended St. Clement's School. Looking far more mature than her age would indicate, when she was just 14 years old she auditioned for, and was hired, as a showgirl at Chicago's Chez Paree, one of the country's foremost nightclubs in the 1940s...

The Munsters :Unaired Pilot 1 My Fair Munster: (23 Nov. 1963) "Phoebe Munster"

14. Sid Melton

Actor | Captain Midnight

Sid Melton was born on May 22, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Sidney Meltzer. He was an actor, known for Captain Midnight (1954), The Golden Girls (1985) and The Steel Helmet (1951). He died on November 3, 2011 in Burbank, California, USA.

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 4 Rock-a-Bye Munster (15 Oct. 1964) "Diamond Jim"

15. Johnny Silver

Actor | Guys and Dolls

Johnny Silver was born on April 16, 1918 in Indiana, USA as John Silver. He was an actor, known for Guys and Dolls (1955), Spaceballs (1987) and A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001). He was married to Gloria Manos. He died on February 1, 2003 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 8 Herman the Great (12 Nov. 1964) "Jerry"

16. Frank Wilcox

Actor | The Ten Commandments

American character actor in scores of films after substantial stage experience. He was born in DeSoto, Missouri, but raised in Atchison, Kansas. The son of a railroad worker and law clerk (some publicity material states the father was a physician, but family and census records show otherwise), he ...

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 1 Munster Masquerade (24 Sep. 1964) "Albert Daly"

17. Jane Withers

Actress | Giant

During the early times of the Depression when life was more famine than feast, child stars became the blue plate special of the day, served up by Hollywood to help nourish a nation besieged with troubles. Following 20th Century-Fox monumental success with Shirley Temple in the early 1930s, every ...

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 5 Pike's Pique (22 Oct. 1964) "Fanny Pike"

18. Edward Mallory

Director | The Young and the Restless

Edward Mallory was born on June 14, 1930 in Cumberland, Maryland, USA as Edward Ralph Martz. He was an actor and director, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), Days of Our Lives (1965) and Generations (1989). He was married to Susanne Zenor and Joyce Bulifant. He died on April 4, 2007 in ...

"Jack"

The Munsters :Unaired Pilot 1 My Fair Munster: (23 Nov. 1963)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 2 My Fair Munster (1 Oct. 1964)

19. Yvonne De Carlo

Actress | The Ten Commandments

Yvonne De Carlo was born Margaret Yvonne Middleton on September 1, 1922 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She was three when her father abandoned the family. Her mother turned to waitressing in a restaurant to make ends meet--a rough beginning for an actress who would, one day, be one of ...

"Lily Munster"

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 1 Munster Masquerade (24 Sep. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 2 My Fair Munster (1 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 3 A Walk on the Mild Side (8 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 4 Rock-a-Bye Munster (15 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 5 Pike's Pique (22 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 6 Low-Cal Munster (29 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 7 Tin Can Man (5 Nov. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 8 Herman the Great (12 Nov. 1964)

20. Fred Gwynne

Actor | My Cousin Vinny

Fred Gwynne was an enormously talented character actor most famous for starring in the television situation comedies Car 54, Where Are You? (1961) (as Officer Francis Muldoon) and The Munsters (1964) (as the Frankenstein clone Herman Munster). He was very tall and had a resonant, baritone voice ...

"Herman Munster"

The Munsters :Unaired Pilot 1 My Fair Munster: (23 Nov. 1963)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 1 Munster Masquerade (24 Sep. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 2 My Fair Munster (1 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 3 A Walk on the Mild Side (8 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 4 Rock-a-Bye Munster (15 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 5 Pike's Pique (22 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 6 Low-Cal Munster (29 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 7 Tin Can Man (5 Nov. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 8 Herman the Great (12 Nov. 1964)

21. Al Lewis

Actor | Super Scary Saturday

In the late 1920s, Lewis worked as a circus performer, but ultimately decided on college, earning a Ph.D. in child psychology from Columbia University. He taught school and wrote two children's books. In 1949, at the suggestion of a friend, Lewis turned to acting and joined the Paul Mann Actor's ...

"Grandpa"

The Munsters :Unaired Pilot 1 My Fair Munster: (23 Nov. 1963)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 1 Munster Masquerade (24 Sep. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 2 My Fair Munster (1 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 3 A Walk on the Mild Side (8 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 4 Rock-a-Bye Munster (15 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 5 Pike's Pique (22 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 6 Low-Cal Munster (29 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 7 Tin Can Man (5 Nov. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 8 Herman the Great (12 Nov. 1964)

22. Beverley Owen

Actress | Bullet for a Badman

Beverley Owen was born Beverley Ogg in Ottumwa, Iowa, on Thursday, May 13th, 1937. In high school and college, she was always doing television, theatre, and radio programs. She then moved to New York to pursue an acting career after graduating from the University of Michigan. She was fired many a ...

"Marilyn Munster"

The Munsters :Unaired Pilot 1 My Fair Munster: (23 Nov. 1963)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 1 Munster Masquerade (24 Sep. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 2 My Fair Munster (1 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 3 A Walk on the Mild Side (8 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 4 Rock-a-Bye Munster (15 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 5 Pike's Pique (22 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 6 Low-Cal Munster (29 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 7 Tin Can Man (5 Nov. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 8 Herman the Great (12 Nov. 1964)

23. Butch Patrick

Actor | The Phantom Tollbooth

In 1960, a young 7-year-old named Patrick Lilley went on an Amos Carr photo shoot with his little sister. She was the subject but it was "Butch's" head shot that would wind up in the Hollywood Blvd. window! Utilizing his nickname and real first name, his agent Mary Grady and his mom Patti created ...

"Eddie Munster"

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 1 Munster Masquerade (24 Sep. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 2 My Fair Munster (1 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 3 A Walk on the Mild Side (8 Oct. 1964

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 4 Rock-a-Bye Munster (15 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 5 Pike's Pique (22 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 6 Low-Cal Munster (29 Oct. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 7 Tin Can Man (5 Nov. 1964)

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 8 Herman the Great (12 Nov. 1964)

24. The Great John L.

Actor | The Island of Dr. Moreau

The Great John L. was born on March 26, 1925 in Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA as William H. Clark. He is known for his work on The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977), Silent Rage (1982) and Breaker! Breaker! (1977). He was married to Donna West Clark. He died on November 6, 2005 in Springdale, Arkansas, ...

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 8 Herman the Great (12 Nov. 1964) "Genghis Cohen"

25. Linden Chiles

Actor | Old Friends

Linden Chiles was born on March 22, 1933 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Truman Linden Chiles Jr. He was an actor, known for Old Friends (2010), James at 16 (1977) and The Mystic Tales of Nikolas Winter (2012). He was married to Cynthia Jean Coles, Mona Lee Schussman and Rosemary Kelly. He died on ...

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 1 Munster Masquerade (24 Sep. 1964) "Tom Daly"

26. Nate Derman

Actor | The Munsters

Nate Derman was born on May 7, 1953 in the USA. He is an actor, known for The Munsters (1964), The Joey Bishop Show (1961) and The Jack Benny Program (1950).

The Munsters :Unaired Pilot 1 My Fair Munster: (23 Nov. 1963) Edward 'Eddie' Wolfgang Munster (as Happy Derman)

27. Barry Kelley

Actor | The Manchurian Candidate

Barry Kelley was born on August 19, 1908 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Edward Barry Kelley. He was an actor, known for The Manchurian Candidate (1962), South Sea Woman (1953) and Too Late for Tears (1949). He died on June 15, 1991 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 3 A Walk on the Mild Side (8 Oct. 1964) "Police Commisioner Ludlow"

28. Gene LeBell

Actor | Rush Hour

"Judo" Gene LeBell the "Godfather of Grappling" is both a renowned ex-world champion in both wrestling/judo, and one of Hollywood's busiest stuntmen. He is highly respected by many martial artists all over the world, and has been considered a ground breaker in many aspects of the art of grappling.

...

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 8 Herman the Great (12 Nov. 1964) "Tarzan McGirk"

29. Marilyn Lovell

Soundtrack | Terror House

Marilyn Lovell was born on August 27, 1931 in the USA. She was an actress, known for Terror at Red Wolf Inn (1972), Tightrope (1959) and Route 66 (1960). She was married to Peter Matz and Howard "Howie" Storm. She died on April 13, 2012 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 4 Rock-a-Bye Munster (15 Oct. 1964) "Mrs. Dudley" (as Marilynn Lovell)

30. Cliff Norton

Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Cliff Norton was born on March 21, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Clifford Charles Norton. He was an actor, known for It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963), Kiss Me, Stupid (1964) and Harry and Tonto (1974). He died on January 25, 2003 in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, USA.

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 3 A Walk on the Mild Side (8 Oct. 1964) "Police Chief W.R. Harris"

31. Peter Robbins

Actor | A Boy Named Charlie Brown

Child actor Peter Robbins was born on August 10, 1956 in Los Angeles, California. His mother was an immigrant from Hungary who died from cancer when Peter was sixteen-years-old. He first began acting in various films and television shows in 1963. Robbins has the distinction of being the first ...

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 4 Rock-a-Bye Munster (15 Oct. 1964) "Elmer"

32. Billy Varga

Actor | Raging Bull

Billy Varga was born on January 10, 1919 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as William Joe Varga. He is known for his work on Raging Bull (1980), Bodyhold (1949) and Hard Time on Planet Earth (1989). He was married to Rosabelle. He died on January 11, 2013 in Burbank, California, USA.

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 8 Herman the Great (12 Nov. 1964) "Strangler Murphy" (as Count Billy Varga)

33. Jay S. York

Actor | Mike Hammer

Jay S. York was born on August 4, 1938. He is known for his work on The New Mike Hammer (1984), Hellhole (1985) and Quantum Leap (1989). He was married to Debi Pelletier. He died on October 7, 1995 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

The Munsters: Season 1, Episode 8 Herman the Great (12 Nov. 1964) "Crusher Kowalski" (as Jay York)



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