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The Life of Riley (TV Series 1953–1958) Poster

(1953–1958)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Abby Berlin ... (32 episodes, 1953-1957)
Jean Yarbrough ... (8 episodes, 1957-1958)
Leslie Goodwins ... (1 episode, 1953)

Series Writing Credits  

Dick Conway ... (32 episodes, 1953-1958)
Roland MacLane ... (31 episodes, 1953-1958)
Harry Clork ... (22 episodes, 1953-1957)
Burt Styler ... (6 episodes, 1956-1957)
Albert E. Lewin ... (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
Henry Clark ... (1 episode, 1953)
Nathaniel Curtis ... (1 episode, 1953)
Lorraine Munro ... (1 episode, 1953)
Sumner Arthur Long ... (1 episode, 1955)
Ronald Maclane ... (1 episode, 1955)
Albert Lewin ... (1 episode, 1957)
Richard Baer ... (writer) (unknown episodes)
Groucho Marx ... (story) (unknown episodes)

Series Cast  

...  Chester A. Riley 217 episodes, 1953-1958
...  Peg Riley / ... 77 episodes, 1953-1958
Wesley Morgan ...  Junior Riley / ... 73 episodes, 1953-1958
...  Gillis / ... 67 episodes, 1953-1958
...  Babs Riley / ... 59 episodes, 1953-1957
...  Honeybee / ... 31 episodes, 1953-1958
Henry Kulky ...  Otto Schmidlap / ... 25 episodes, 1953-1958
...  Hawkins / ... 19 episodes, 1953-1958
...  Waldo / ... 13 episodes, 1953-1956
...  Calvin / ... 12 episodes, 1954-1958
Florence Sundstrom ...  Belle / ... 10 episodes, 1954-1956
...  Cunningham 7 episodes, 1953-1956
...  Muley 5 episodes, 1953-1956
...  Don Marshall / ... 4 episodes, 1953-1957
...  Squarehead Malloy / ... 4 episodes, 1953-1957
...  Honeybee / ... 3 episodes, 1953
...  Mike Riley / ... 3 episodes, 1953-1955
Bob Sweeney ...  Dangle 3 episodes, 1953
...  Martha Riley / ... 3 episodes, 1953-1955
...  Watchman 3 episodes, 1953
Gregory Marshall ...  Egbert Gillis / ... 3 episodes, 1953-1958
...  Jenkins 3 episodes, 1957-1958
...  Blakely / ... 2 episodes, 1954-1957
...  Marty / ... 2 episodes, 1953-1955
...  Mr. Cox 2 episodes, 1953
...  Mr. Garfield / ... 2 episodes, 1957
Arthur Q. Bryan ...  Curtiss / ... 2 episodes, 1953-1957
...  Dr. Benson 2 episodes, 1953
Jay Brooks ...  Mailman 2 episodes, 1954-1955
...  Policeman / ... 2 episodes, 1953-1957
Michael Ross ...  1st Truck Driver / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1957
George Fenneman ...  Voice 2 episodes, 1953
...  2nd Truck Driver / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1957
...  Hawkins 2 episodes, 1955-1956
...  Charlotte Lindsay / ... 2 episodes, 1955
Isabel Withers ...  Lorna Hawkins 2 episodes, 1957
Tom Nolan ...  Drake 2 episodes, 1955
Dayton Lummis ...  Mr. Marshall 2 episodes, 1956
Stanja Lowe ...  Millicent 2 episodes, 1955
Helen Andrews ...  Mrs. Marshall 2 episodes, 1956
...  Mr. Parker 2 episodes, 1958
...  Herman 2 episodes, 1953
...  Coach 2 episodes, 1953
...  Tree Surgeon 2 episodes, 1956-1957
Lorraine Bendix ...  Annie 2 episodes, 1958
Hildegarde Halliday ...  Lottie 1 episode, 1956
...  Ginny 1 episode, 1953
...  Cissy 1 episode, 1955
Billy Griffith ...  Drummer 1 episode, 1956
...  Thaddeus 1 episode, 1956
Jackie Blanchard ...  Salesgirl 1 episode, 1957
...  Louella 1 episode, 1953
...  Audrey 1 episode, 1953
Lou Nova ...  Mr. Cooper 1 episode, 1954
Ruth Hammond ...  Mrs. Tuttle 1 episode, 1956
...  Dooley 1 episode, 1956
...  Mr. Winkley 1 episode, 1956
...  Flanagan 1 episode, 1956
...  Mrs. Treadwell 1 episode, 1957
Jacklyn O'Donnell ...  Joan 1 episode, 1957
1 episode, 1957
Joe Bassett ...  Hunter 1 episode, 1958
George Meader ...  Mr. Crutz 1 episode, 1953
...  Man 1 episode, 1953
...  Doc Fishblow 1 episode, 1953
Lela Bliss ...  Mrs. Morris 1 episode, 1954
...  Secretary 1 episode, 1954
Richard Karlan ...  Walter 1 episode, 1956
Edgar Stehli ...  Mr. Tuttle 1 episode, 1956
...  Dodsworth 1 episode, 1957
...  Mrs. Laurence 1 episode, 1957
...  Baldwin 1 episode, 1958
Anne O'Neal ...  First Woman 1 episode, 1953
Lee Rhodes ...  Leonard 1 episode, 1953
...  Amelia Forbish 1 episode, 1953
Tim Ryan ...  Fire Chief 1 episode, 1953
Stuffy Singer ...  Tommy 1 episode, 1953
Elizabeth Slifer ...  Stout Woman 1 episode, 1953
...  Guy Mannering 1 episode, 1953
William 'Bill' Phillips ...  Bixby 1 episode, 1954
Wheaton Chambers ...  Justice of the Peace 1 episode, 1955
David Alpert ...  McNeil 1 episode, 1956
...  Clarence Nesbitt White 1 episode, 1957
Dee J. Thompson ...  Nurse 1 episode, 1957
Norma Ward ...  Clerk 1 episode, 1958
Willa Pearl Curtis ...  Marie 1 episode, 1953
Dian Fauntelle ...  Mrs. Durkin 1 episode, 1953
Elizabeth Holmes ...  Second Woman 1 episode, 1953
Max Williams ...  Adolph 1 episode, 1953
Olaf Hytten ...  Butler 1 episode, 1954
Lu Leonard ...  Theodosia 1 episode, 1954
...  Fascinating Freddie 1 episode, 1955
Lyle Latell ...  Grocer 1 episode, 1957
Peter Leeds ...  The Gatekeeper 1 episode, 1957
...  Mickey Fender 1 episode, 1953
...  Junk Man 1 episode, 1953
Anne Barton ...  Secretary 1 episode, 1954
...  Baron Maximillian 1 episode, 1954
...  Con Conrad 1 episode, 1955
George Eldredge ...  The Warden 1 episode, 1957
King the Wonderhorse ...  Leo 1 episode, 1953
...  Butler 1 episode, 1954
...  Butch 1 episode, 1957
...  Music Teacher 1 episode, 1953
Anthony Sydes ...  1st Boy 1 episode, 1953
1 episode, 1954
1 episode, 1954
1 episode, 1954
1 episode, 1954
Edgar Dearing 1 episode, 1954
Ralph Dumke 1 episode, 1954
1 episode, 1954
Michael Hall ...  Ken 1 episode, 1954
Connie James ...  Miss Fordice 1 episode, 1954
1 episode, 1954
June Kramer 1 episode, 1954
Norma La Roche ...  Jean 1 episode, 1954
...  Janet 1 episode, 1954
Jack Rice ...  Mac Elroy 1 episode, 1954
Stephen Roberts 1 episode, 1954
Steve Stevens 1 episode, 1954
Ted Thorpe 1 episode, 1954
Eddie Marr ...  Mr. Burke 1 episode, 1955
...  Rags 1 episode, 1956
Harry Davis 1 episode, 1956
Jack Edwards 1 episode, 1956
Del Erickson 1 episode, 1956
...  Mary Ann 1 episode, 1956
...  Terry 1 episode, 1956
Audrey Peters 1 episode, 1956
1 episode, 1956
Barry Truex 1 episode, 1956
Sanders Clark ...  Father 1 episode, 1957
...  Rodney 1 episode, 1957
...  Lupe 1 episode, 1957
...  Gigi 1 episode, 1957
...  Ricardo 1 episode, 1957
...  Mother 1 episode, 1957
Robert Christopher ...  Crook 1 episode, 1958
Gil Donaldson ...  Harvey 1 episode, 1958
Joan Harding ...  Girl 1 episode, 1958
Freddie Hart ...  Otis 1 episode, 1958
...  Miss Cosgrove 1 episode, 1958
...  Dolly 1 episode, 1958
Ray Kellogg ...  Officer 1 episode, 1958
...  Eddie 1 episode, 1958
...  Mr. Bellflower 1 episode, 1958
...  Himself 1 episode, 1958
...  Chalmers 1 episode, 1958
Lyn Osborn ...  Page 1 episode, 1958
Marjorie Owens ...  Minnie 1 episode, 1958
...  Teasdale 1 episode, 1958
Marie Brown ...  Honeybee Gillis (1954) unknown episodes
...  Honest Ed Feeney (uncredited) 1 episode, 1953
...  House Buyer (uncredited) 1 episode, 1956

Series Produced by 

Tom McKnight ... producer (45 episodes, 1953-1958)
Bill Tinsman ... associate producer (13 episodes, 1953-1958)
Sid Dorfman ... associate producer (2 episodes, 1955)

Series Music by 

Jerry Fielding ... (9 episodes, 1953-1957)
Al Goodman ... (6 episodes, 1954-1955)

Series Cinematography by 

Lucien N. Andriot ... (41 episodes, 1953-1958)
Jack R. Glass ... (1 episode, 1953)
Nicholas Musuraca ... (1 episode, 1955)

Series Film Editing by 

Frank Baldridge ... (24 episodes, 1953-1957)
Edward W. Williams ... (6 episodes, 1953-1954)
Bruce B. Pierce ... (5 episodes, 1953-1958)
Roy V. Livingston ... (5 episodes, 1957)
Bert Jordan ... (1 episode, 1955)
George J. Eppich ... (1 episode, 1956)
Bruce Piece ... (1 episode, 1957)

Series Casting By 

Pat Harris ... (13 episodes, 1953-1958)
Ruth Burch ... (unknown episodes)

Series Production Design by 

McClure Capps ... (1 episode, 1955)

Series Art Direction by 

McClure Capps ... (20 episodes, 1953-1957)
Arthur Lonergan ... (12 episodes, 1953-1958)
Eugène Lourié ... (4 episodes, 1953-1954)
Charles F. Pyke ... (3 episodes, 1954-1956)
Nicolai Remisoff ... (2 episodes, 1956)

Series Set Decoration by 

Raymond Boltz Jr. ... (8 episodes, 1953-1957)
Rudy Butler ... (5 episodes, 1954-1956)
Alfred Kegerris ... (4 episodes, 1957-1958)
John MacNeil ... (2 episodes, 1954-1955)
Charles S. Thompson ... (2 episodes, 1955)

Series Production Management 

Sidney S. Van Keuren ... production supervisor (26 episodes, 1953-1957)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Ivan Volkman ... assistant director (19 episodes, 1953-1957)
Al Westen ... assistant director (9 episodes, 1957-1958)
A.F. Erickson ... assistant director (4 episodes, 1954-1955)
Nate D. Slott ... assistant director (4 episodes, 1956)
Robert H. Justman ... assistant director (1 episode, 1953)
John Pommer ... assistant director (1 episode, 1956)

Series Sound Department 

Elmer Raguse ... sound (21 episodes, 1953-1957)
Robert Roderick ... sound (12 episodes, 1953-1958)
Lloyd D. Wiler ... sound (11 episodes, 1956-1958)
Joel Moss ... sound (7 episodes, 1954-1956)
William Russell ... sound (5 episodes, 1954-1956)
Jack A. Goodrich ... sound (1 episode, 1953)
Fred Kessler ... sound (1 episode, 1956)
Jim Bullock ... sound editor (unknown episodes)

Series Special Effects by 

Bob Overbeck ... special effects (unknown episodes)

Series Visual Effects by 

Jack R. Glass ... photographic effects (25 episodes, 1953-1957)

Series Stunts 

Whitey Hughes ... stunts (uncredited) (1 episode, 1957)

Series Animation Department 

T. Hee ... background artist: opening titles (unknown episodes)

See also

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