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Captain Kangaroo (TV Series 1955–1992) Poster

(1955–1992)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Jim Hirschfeld ... (2 episodes, 1980-1981)
Peter Birch ... (unknown episodes)

Series Writing Credits  

Frank Abatemarco ... (1 episode, 1976)
Claire Labine ... (unknown episodes)
David Axlerod ... (unknown episodes)
Bob Claver ... (co-creator) (unknown episodes)
Bob Colleary ... (unknown episodes)
Jon Stone ... (unknown episodes)
Tom Whedon ... (unknown episodes)

Series Cast  

Robert Keeshan ...  Captain Kangaroo 866 episodes, 1955-1984
Hugh Brannum Hugh Brannum ...  Mr. Green Jeans / ... 39 episodes, 1957-1984
James E. Wall James E. Wall ...  Mr. Baxter 26 episodes, 1974-1981
Deborah Weems Deborah Weems ...  Debbie / ... 23 episodes, 1974-1981
Nipsey Russell ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1976-1977
Dick Latessa ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1979-1980
Stu Kerr Stu Kerr ...  Himself 3 episodes, 1973-1979
Cosmo Allegretti Cosmo Allegretti ...  Mr. Moose / ... 3 episodes, 1976-1984
Lu Ann Simms Lu Ann Simms ...  Herself 3 episodes, 1957-1958
Alan Arkin ...  Himself 3 episodes, 1976-1978
Shari Lewis ...  Herself 3 episodes, 1956-1957
Skitch Henderson ...  Himself - Guest / ... 2 episodes, 1960
Joyce Brothers ...  Herself 2 episodes, 1972-1974
Dick Shawn ...  Doc Grannick the Mechanic 2 episodes, 1975-1977
Greg Morris 2 episodes, 1976-1977
Roberta Lubell Roberta Lubell ...  Herself 2 episodes, 1960-1963
Ann Leonardo Ann Leonardo ...  Herself 2 episodes, 1958
George Zima George Zima ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1960-1961
Roosevelt Grier ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1974-1975
Earl Monroe ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1975-1976
Dudley Moore ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1975-1976
Mary Kay Place 2 episodes, 1976-1979
Pearl Bailey ...  Herself 2 episodes, 1976-1977
Carol Channing ...  Herself 2 episodes, 1977-1979
Lorne Greene ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1977-1978
Stephanie Mills Stephanie Mills ...  Herself 2 episodes, 1979-1980
Kevin Clash ...  Kevin / ... 2 episodes, 1981
Irving Harmon Irving Harmon ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1961
Dolly Parton ...  Dolly Parton / ... 2 episodes, 1976-1977
Carolyn Mignini ...  Caroline / ... 2 episodes, 1981-1984
Gwen Verdon ...  Herself 2 episodes, 1975
Roland Tiebor Roland Tiebor ...  Himself 1 episode, 1957
Jean-Jacques Perrey Jean-Jacques Perrey ...  Himself 1 episode, 1960
Tommy Curtin Tommy Curtin ...  Himself - Juggler 1 episode, 1961
Walter Cronkite ...  Himself 1 episode, 1968
Molly Scott Molly Scott ...  Herself 1 episode, 1968
The Hudson Brothers The Hudson Brothers 1 episode, 1975
Pete Seeger ...  Himself 1 episode, 1975
Marlo Thomas ...  Herself 1 episode, 1975
Kevin Dobson ...  Mac Hasty 1 episode, 1977
Carrie Fisher ...  Herself 1 episode, 1977
Jack Gilford 1 episode, 1977
Arte Johnson 1 episode, 1977
Dorothy Loudon Dorothy Loudon ...  Herself 1 episode, 1977
Minnie Pearl ...  Herself 1 episode, 1977
Adam Arkin ...  Genie of the Banana 1 episode, 1978
Renée Lippin Renée Lippin 1 episode, 1978
Mildred Natwick 1 episode, 1978
Dan Resin Dan Resin ...  Maurice the Great Artist 1 episode, 1978
Michael Vale Michael Vale 1 episode, 1978
Wendell Brown Wendell Brown ...  Himself 1 episode, 1979
Doug Henning Doug Henning ...  Himself 1 episode, 1979
Janie Sell Janie Sell ...  Herself - Guest 1 episode, 1979
Danny Aiello ...  Himself 1 episode, 1980
Paul Dooley 1 episode, 1980
Judy Engles Judy Engles 1 episode, 1980
Anita Gillette 1 episode, 1980
Kristin Griffith ...  Herself 1 episode, 1980
Richard Libertini 1 episode, 1980
Barbara Sharma Barbara Sharma 1 episode, 1980
Rudy Cárdenas Rudy Cárdenas ...  Himself 1 episode, 1957
Wes Harrison Wes Harrison ...  Himself 1 episode, 1957
Doc Severinsen ...  Himself - Trumpet 1 episode, 1960
Lou Jacobi ...  Dandy 1 episode, 1977
Mae Questel ...  Herself 1 episode, 1980
Emmett Kelly ...  Himself 1 episode, 1956
Hank Aaron ...  Himself 1 episode, 1957
Pat Henry Pat Henry ...  Himself 1 episode, 1957
The Russ Burgess Birds The Russ Burgess Birds ...  Themselves 1 episode, 1957
Bobby Shantz Bobby Shantz ...  Himself 1 episode, 1957
Lottie Brunn Lottie Brunn ...  Herself 1 episode, 1958
Kuda Bux Kuda Bux ...  Himself 1 episode, 1958
Charles Gregory Charles Gregory ...  Himself 1 episode, 1958
Ann Marston Ann Marston ...  Herself 1 episode, 1958
Renald & Rudy Renald & Rudy ...  Themselves 1 episode, 1958
Sol Schiff Sol Schiff ...  Himself 1 episode, 1958
The Two Marilex The Two Marilex ...  Themselves 1 episode, 1958
Walter Lavinsky Walter Lavinsky ...  Himself - Clarinet 1 episode, 1960
Al Philburn Al Philburn ...  Himself - Trombone 1 episode, 1960
Kumar Pallana ...  Kumar of India 1 episode, 1961
Frank Gifford ...  Himself 1 episode, 1962
The Mello-Larks The Mello-Larks ...  Themselves 1 episode, 1962
Morey Bunin Morey Bunin ...  Fred of Channel One 1 episode, 1965
Marty Brill Marty Brill ...  Himself 1 episode, 1975
Stubby Kaye ...  Himself 1 episode, 1975
George Kirby ...  Himself 1 episode, 1975
Alan Sues ...  Himself 1 episode, 1975
Fran Allison ...  Herself 1 episode, 1976
Godfrey Cambridge ...  Himself 1 episode, 1976
Damon Evans ...  Himself 1 episode, 1976
Celeste Holm ...  Herself 1 episode, 1976
Lionel Pina ...  Jose 1 episode, 1976
Dennis Quinlan Dennis Quinlan ...  African-american youth 1 episode, 1976
Chita Rivera ...  Herself 1 episode, 1976
Ishah Laurah Wright Ishah Laurah Wright ...  Herself 1 episode, 1976
Clifton Davis ...  Himself 1 episode, 1977
Bob Denver ...  Himself 1 episode, 1977
Gale Gordon ...  Himself 1 episode, 1977
David Guillen David Guillen ...  Himself 1 episode, 1977
Estelle Parsons 1 episode, 1977
John Ritter ...  Himself 1 episode, 1977
Barbara Rush ...  Herself 1 episode, 1977
Eli Wallach ...  Himself 1 episode, 1978
Jo Anne Worley ...  Herself 1 episode, 1978
Len Cariou ...  Himself 1 episode, 1979
Roz Kelly ...  Herself 1 episode, 1979
Millicent Martin ...  Herself 1 episode, 1979
Melba Moore ...  Herself 1 episode, 1979
John Schuck ...  Himself 1 episode, 1979
Evalyn Baron Evalyn Baron ...  Herself 1 episode, 1980
Fannie Flagg ...  Herself 1 episode, 1980
Harry Groener ...  Himself 1 episode, 1980
George S. Irving ...  Himself 1 episode, 1980
Jean Stapleton ...  Freddie's Mom 1 episode, 1981
Shawn Stevens ...  Freddie 1 episode, 1981
Kira Willoughby ...  Herself (1967-1968) unknown episodes
John Burstein John Burstein ...  Slim Goodbody (1976-1980) unknown episodes
Terry Kelly Terry Kelly ...  Orville the Dragon unknown episodes

Series Produced by 

Jim Hirschfeld ... executive producer (2 episodes, 1980-1981)
Ruth Manecke ... associate producer / producer (2 episodes, 1981-1984)
Sandy Howard ... producer (1 episode, 1976)
Bette Chichon ... producer (1 episode, 1981)
Elaine Laron ... associate producer (unknown episodes)

Series Music by 

Clark Gesner ... (unknown episodes)

Series Art Direction by 

Bil Mikulewicz ... (1 episode, 1981)

Series Set Decoration by 

Shawn Callahan ... (1 episode, 1981)
Henry Hubert ... (1 episode, 1981)

Series Costume Design by 

Bill Griffin ... (unknown episodes)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Ruth Sarasohn Reinhold ... associate director (1 episode, 1984)
Amy Ronis ... associate director (1 episode, 1984)

Series Sound Department 

Robert Mott ... sound effects specialist (2 episodes, 1955-1988)

Series Animation Department 

Tom Sloan ... animator (1 episode, 1988)

Series Other crew 

Kevin Clash ... puppet creator / puppet operator (1 episode, 1984)
Bob Coffey ... production assistant (1 episode, 1984)
Marta J. Ferraiuolo ... production assistant (1 episode, 1984)
Kevin Tracy ... production assistant (1 episode, 1984)
Jeff Moss ... production assistant (unknown episodes)

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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