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Hugh Brannum (1910–1987)

Hugh Brannum was born on January 5, 1910 in Sandwich, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Make Room for Daddy (1953), The Fred Waring Show (1949) and Captain Kangaroo (1955). He was married to Joan Pilkington. He died on April 19, 1987 in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA. See full bio »

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The Fred Waring Show
The Fred Waring Show Himself - Singer / The Mad Hatter
Captain Kangaroo
Captain Kangaroo Mr. Green Jeans / Mister Green Jeans / Himself - Bass
Good Evening, Captain


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 1957-1984 Captain Kangaroo (TV Series)
Mr. Green Jeans / Mister Green Jeans
- Episode dated 8 December 1984 (1984) ... Mr. Green Jeans (as Lumpy Brannum)
- Episode dated 1 September 1981 (1981) ... Mr. Green Jeans
- Episode dated 19 September 1980 (1980) ... Mr. Green Jeans
- Episode dated 18 September 1980 (1980) ... Mr. Green Jeans
- Episode dated 16 September 1980 (1980) ... Mr. Green Jeans
 1951 The Fred Waring Show (TV Series)
The Mad Hatter
- Episode #3.26 (1951) ... The Mad Hatter (as Lumpy Brannum)
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 1956 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Nelson Eddy Show (1956) ... (writer: "I Wish I Was")
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 1981 Good Evening, Captain (TV Special)
 1960 Captain Kangaroo (TV Series)
Himself - Bass
- Episode dated 14 May 1960 (1960) ... Himself - Bass (as Lumpy Brannum)
 1950 The Fred Waring Show (TV Series)
Himself - Singer
- Episode #3.1 (1950) ... Himself - Singer

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Alternate Names:

'Lumpy' Brannum | Lumpy Brannum | Uncle Lumpy

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Actor Thomas L. Brannum was his only child (with his first wife before he married Joan, a CBS staff member whom he met while working on the Capt. Kangaroo TV show). See more »



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