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Perry Botkin Sr. (1907–1973)

Composer, songwriter, guitarist, accompanist, and 17-year music supervisor for Bing Crosby. For twenty years he was associated with Al Jolson and Eddie Cantor on radio and recordings, and he was a guitarist with the orchestras of Paul Whiteman, John Scott Trotter, Victor Young, and Johnny Green. He was a guitar soloist in films and in concerts and ... See full bio »

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(1961)
Abie's Irish Rose Music Department
(1946)
(1958)
(1962-1964)

Filmography

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 1962-1964 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series) (67 episodes)
- Jethro's Graduation (1964) ... (as Perry Botkin)
- Jed Foils a Home Wrecker (1964) ... (as Perry Botkin)
- Cabin in Beverly Hills (1964) ... (as Perry Botkin)
- Granny Learns to Drive (1964) ... (as Perry Botkin)
- Jed, Incorporated (1964) ... (as Perry Botkin)
 1961 Saint of Devil's Island (as Perry Botkin)
 1958 Murder by Contract (as Perry Botkin)
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 1958 The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Guitarist
- Lucy Wins a Race Horse (1958) ... Guitarist
 1956-1957 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series)
Perry / Perry Botkin
- Hawaiian Party (1957) ... Perry (as Perry Botkin)
- The Banjo Player (1956) ... Perry Botkin (as Perry Botkin)
 1955 Pete Kelly's Blues
Tuxedo Band Member (uncredited)
 1953 Main Street to Broadway
Ukelele Player (uncredited)
 1941 Birth of the Blues
Leo (as Perry Botkin)
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 1954 River of No Return (musician: guitar - uncredited)
 1953 Niagara (musician: guitar - uncredited)
 1946 Abie's Irish Rose (music supervisor - as Perry Botkin)
 1940 Second Chorus (musician - uncredited)
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 1963 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 5 December 1963 (1963) ... Himself - Guest
 1956 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Himself - Guitarist
- The Ballad of Mender McClure (1956) ... Himself - Guitarist
 1955 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Himself - Banjo Player
- Episode #5.16 (1955) ... Himself - Banjo Player (as Perry Bodkin)
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 2013 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (Documentary) (writer: "Ellie May's Theme" - as Perry Botkin)
 1956-1957 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Hawaiian Party (1957) ... (performer: "On The Beach At Waikiki" - uncredited)
- The Banjo Player (1956) ... (performer: "Mandy" - uncredited)
 1947 Saddle Pals (writer: "Which Way'd They Go" - as Perry Botkin)
 1944 Cowboy Canteen (writer: "Ridin' Herd on a Cloud" - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Perry Bodkin | Perry Botkin
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Star Sign:

Leo

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