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Welcome Back, Kotter (TV Series 1975–1979) Poster

(1975–1979)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Bob LaHendro ... (38 episodes, 1975-1977)
Norman Abbott ... (23 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bob Claver ... (20 episodes, 1977-1978)
James Komack ... (3 episodes, 1975-1977)
Bill Hobin ... (2 episodes, 1976)
Bill Davis ... (1 episode, 1976)
Bill Persky ... (1 episode, 1976)
Jay Sandrich ... (1 episode, 1976)
Gary Shimokawa ... (1 episode, 1976)
Nick Havinga ... (1 episode, 1977)
Dick King ... (1 episode, 1977)
Alan Myerson ... (1 episode, 1977)
Mel Stuart ... (1 episode, 1977)
Jeff Bleckner ... (1 episode, 1978)
Robert Hegyes ... (1 episode, 1978)
Al Schwartz ... (1 episode, 1978)

Series Writing Credits  

Gabe Kaplan ... (creator) (95 episodes, 1975-1979)
Alan Sacks ... (creator) (95 episodes, 1975-1979)
Michael Barrie ... (26 episodes, 1977-1978)
Peter Meyerson ... (developed for television by) (24 episodes, 1975-1978)
Eric Cohen ... (16 episodes, 1975-1978)
George Arthur Bloom ... (12 episodes, 1977-1979)
Nick Arnold ... (11 episodes, 1976-1978)
Jewel Jaffe ... (8 episodes, 1975-1977)
Jerry Rannow ... (8 episodes, 1975-1977)
George Yanok ... (7 episodes, 1975-1977)
Earl Barret ... (6 episodes, 1978-1979)
Rick Hawkins ... (6 episodes, 1978-1979)
Liz Sage ... (6 episodes, 1978-1979)
Beverly Bloomberg ... (5 episodes, 1977-1978)
Gene Perret ... (5 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bill Richmond ... (5 episodes, 1978-1979)
Linda Morris ... (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Vic Rauseo ... (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Neil Rosen ... (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
George Tricker ... (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
Steve Clements ... (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Mark Evanier ... (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Joyce Gittlin ... (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Dennis Palumbo ... (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Paul Mason ... (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
Garry Ferrier ... (2 episodes, 1978)
Aubrey Tadman ... (2 episodes, 1978)
Marilyn Suzanne Miller ... (1 episode, 1975)
Rick Mittleman ... (1 episode, 1975)
William Raynor ... (1 episode, 1975)
Jerry Ross ... (1 episode, 1975)
Mike Weinberger ... (1 episode, 1975)
Myles Wilder ... (1 episode, 1975)
Tiffany York ... (1 episode, 1975)
Royce D. Applegate ... (1 episode, 1976)
William Bickley ... (1 episode, 1976)
Ann Gibbs ... (1 episode, 1976)
Steve Hayden ... (1 episode, 1976)
Bo Kaprall ... (1 episode, 1976)
Joel Kimmel ... (1 episode, 1976)
Carl Kleinschmitt ... (1 episode, 1976)
Ira Miller ... (1 episode, 1976)
Pat Proft ... (1 episode, 1976)
Garry Shandling ... (1 episode, 1976)
Bob Shayne ... (1 episode, 1976)
Michael Warren ... (1 episode, 1976)
Earle Dond ... (1 episode, 1977)
Gabriel Grunfeld ... (1 episode, 1977)
Jim Mulholland ... (1 episode, 1977)
Jim Parker ... (1 episode, 1977)
Richard Rossner ... (1 episode, 1977)
Bob Silberg ... (1 episode, 1977)
Raymond Siller ... (1 episode, 1977)
Mel Stuart ... (1 episode, 1977)
Paul Wayne ... (1 episode, 1977)
Richard B. Eckhaus ... (1 episode, 1978)
Max Goldenson ... (1 episode, 1978)
Bill Greer ... (1 episode, 1978)
Kathy Greer ... (1 episode, 1978)
Dinah Kirgo ... (1 episode, 1978)
Julie Kirgo ... (1 episode, 1978)
James Komack ... (1 episode, 1978)
Tony Schnurer ... (1 episode, 1978)
Judy Skelton ... (1 episode, 1978)
Susanne Gayle Harris ... (1 episode, 1979)

Series Cast complete, awaiting verification  

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Bob Harcum ...
Melonie Haller ...
Irene Arranga ...
 Mary Johnson / ... 6 episodes, 1978-1979
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 Rosalie 'Hotsy' Totsy 7 episodes, 1975-1978
Dennis Bowen ...
 Todd Ludlow 6 episodes, 1975-1977
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 Mrs. Horshack-O'Hara 4 episodes, 1977-1978
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Ernest Harada ...
Sally Hightower ...
 Laura Stevens 3 episodes, 1978
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 Bambi Forster 3 episodes, 1975-1977
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 Paula Holtzgang 2 episodes, 1977
Amy Johnston ...
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 Mrs. Jean Tremaine 2 episodes, 1979
Martin Garner ...
 Lou Grapette 2 episodes, 1977
Jane Dulo ...
 Nurse Bonney 2 episodes, 1978-1979
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 Peter Charnoff 2 episodes, 1978
Georganne LaPiere ...
 Kelly Woodman 2 episodes, 1979
Laura Zucker ...
Eric Suter ...
 Debate Team Member / ... 2 episodes, 1975-1976
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 Uncle Harry Orshack 1 episode, 1977
Catarina Cellino ...
Bridget Hanley ...
 Mary Flannigan 1 episode, 1975
Jess Nadelman ...
Arnold Soboloff ...
 Charlie Piper 2 episodes, 1975-1977
Carole Androsky ...
 Miss Matusak 1 episode, 1976
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 Mr. Gore 1 episode, 1976
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 Angelo DeMora 1 episode, 1976
Lisa Mordente ...
 Carmen Epstein 1 episode, 1976
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 Taro Takahashi 2 episodes, 1976-1977
Susan Pratt ...
 Jenny Hansen 2 episodes, 1976-1977
Jerry Rannow ...
 Oliver Miles 2 episodes, 1976-1977
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 Blonde Sweathog 1 episode, 1977
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 Mr. Lou Caruso 1 episode, 1977
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 Wally 'The Wow' Wexler 1 episode, 1977
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 Judy Horshack 1 episode, 1977
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 Mr. Hansen 1 episode, 1977
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 Moe Epstein 1 episode, 1977
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 Dr. Mel Melmann 1 episode, 1977
Stephen Pearlman ...
 Mr. Chicken Manager 1 episode, 1977
Wendy Rastattar ...
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 Charlie Kotter 2 episodes, 1977
Christopher Stryker ...
 Harold 'Fearless' Feldman 1 episode, 1977
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 Second Substitute Teacher 1 episode, 1977
Tommy Breslin ...
 Sidney Braden 1 episode, 1978
Sip Culler ...
 J. Bubba-Hampton 1 episode, 1978
Sonny Melendrez ...
 Computer 1 episode, 1978
Judy Young ...
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Michael Taylor ...
 Lyle Flannigan 1 episode, 1975
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 Alex Welles 1 episode, 1975
George Yanok ...
 Mr. Ferguson 1 episode, 1976
Alice Backes ...
 Mrs. Hansen 1 episode, 1977
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 Mr. Overly - First Substitute Teacher 1 episode, 1977
Deloresse Daniels ...
 African American Sweathog 1 episode, 1977
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 Bennie Moretti 1 episode, 1977
Barbara Deutsch ...
 Maxine Biffin 1 episode, 1977
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Susan Lawrence ...
 Daria 'Goldie' Dia 1 episode, 1977
Frank O'Brien ...
 Jerry Cronkite 1 episode, 1977
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 Sexy Nurse 1 episode, 1977
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 Detective Lieutenant Eddie Lasky 1 episode, 1978
Ron Dennis ...
Dena Dietrich ...
 Ilona Garland 1 episode, 1978
Adam Hollander ...
Marlise Karlin ...
 Olga the Stripper 1 episode, 1978
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 Big Thug 1 episode, 1978
Alston Ahern ...
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 Samson Malone 1 episode, 1979
Ancel Cook ...
 Mary's Uncle 1 episode, 1979
Jeffrey Martin ...
 Scott Phillips 1 episode, 1975
Paula Victor ...
 Miss Fishbeck 1 episode, 1976
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 Boom Boom's Groupie 1 episode, 1977
Larry Brooks ...
 Third Substitute Teacher 1 episode, 1977
Daniel Chodos ...
 Eugene 'Blow Fish' Bigelow 1 episode, 1977
John J. Fox ...
 TV Announcer 1 episode, 1977
Beth Kearney ...
 Rachel Kotter (twin) 1 episode, 1977
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 Doris Horshack 1 episode, 1977
Stan Ross ...
 Weirdo in School Yard 1 episode, 1977
Ken Sansom ...
 Expectant Father 1 episode, 1977
Rebecca York ...
 Brunette Sweathog 1 episode, 1977
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 Nurse Baker 1 episode, 1978
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 Mr. Leonard Kripps 1 episode, 1978
John Hollander ...
Jenna McMahon ...
 Mrs. Zugler 1 episode, 1978
Michael Preminger ...
 Eddie Mincer 1 episode, 1978
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 Aunt Josephine 1 episode, 1978
Frankie Verroca ...
 Freddie 1 episode, 1978
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 Mrs. Myrna Fishbein 1 episode, 1979
Richard Dimitri ...
 Detective 1 episode, 1979
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 Charmaine 1 episode, 1976
Kay Kearney ...
 Robin Kotter (twin) 1 episode, 1977
Dean M. Solomon ...
 Manny Horshack 1 episode, 1977
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 Mr. Finch 1 episode, 1978
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 The Nurse 1 episode, 1978
Jeannie Linero ...
 Impatient Spanish Woman 1 episode, 1978
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 Desk Sergeant 1 episode, 1978
Demetre Phillips ...
 Baby Stevens 1 episode, 1978
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 Mr. Sidney Fishbein 1 episode, 1979
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 Mrs. Gladstone Trevors-Smythe 1 episode, 1979
Kenneth White ...
 Marine Recruiter 1 episode, 1979
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 Girl in Hallway 1 episode, 1976
Robert Stoneman ...
 Leonard 1 episode, 1977
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 Ms. Jones 1 episode, 1978
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 Minister 1 episode, 1979
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 Orshack's Secretary 1 episode, 1977
Kristine Greco ...
 Female Student / ... (uncredited) 14 episodes, 1976-1977
Scott Ben-Yashar ...
 Male Student / ... (uncredited) 4 episodes, 1975-1976
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 Silvia (uncredited) 2 episodes, 1975-1977
Bill Adler ...
 Student (uncredited) 3 episodes, 1975-1977
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 Student / ... (uncredited) 3 episodes, 1975-1977
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 Male Student (uncredited) 2 episodes, 1978
Mike Agresta ...
 Student (uncredited) 1 episode, 1975
Ethelinn Block ...
 Student (uncredited) 1 episode, 1975
Jim Kester ...
 Student (uncredited) 1 episode, 1975
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 Student (uncredited) 1 episode, 1975
Larry Naschel ...
 Kibbutzer (uncredited) 1 episode, 1976
Dennis Palumbo ...
 Santa Claus (uncredited) 1 episode, 1976
Robert Beecher ...
 Mr. Cummins - Janitor (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Larry Cooper ...
 Student (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Fred Karger ...
 No Nose Bloomberg (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977

Series Produced by 

James Komack ... executive producer (95 episodes, 1975-1979)
Claire Barrett Young ... associate producer (50 episodes, 1977-1979)
Nick Arnold ... producer (27 episodes, 1977-1978)
George Arthur Bloom ... producer (27 episodes, 1977-1978)
Peter Meyerson ... supervising producer (27 episodes, 1977-1978)
Michael Manheim ... associate producer (24 episodes, 1975-1977)
Eric Cohen ... producer (23 episodes, 1976-1977)
George Yanok ... producer (23 episodes, 1976-1977)
Gene Perret ... producer (23 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bill Richmond ... producer (23 episodes, 1978-1979)
Ed Simmons ... supervising executive producer (23 episodes, 1978-1979)
Alan Sacks ... producer (22 episodes, 1975-1976)
Thomas M. Hill ... associate producer (13 episodes, 1975-1976)

Series Music by 

John Sebastian ... (1 episode, 1977)

Series Film Editing by 

Terry M. Pickford ... (22 episodes, 1976-1977)
Susan Jenkins ... (13 episodes, 1975-1976)
Stephen McKeown ... (8 episodes, 1975)
Manuel Martínez ... (5 episodes, 1975-1976)
Andy Zall ... (1 episode, 1975)
Patrick Alvarez ... (1 episode, 1976)

Series Casting By 

Jorge Luis Rodriguez ... (19 episodes, 1975-1979)
Rhonda Young ... (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Lynn Stalmaster ... (1 episode, 1975)
Toni Barton ... (1 episode, 1978)
Joyce Selznick ... (1 episode, 1978)

Series Art Direction by 

Roy Christopher ... (95 episodes, 1975-1979)
James Shanahan ... (4 episodes, 1978-1979)

Series Set Decoration by 

Charles Kreiner ... (1 episode, 1975)

Series Costume Design by 

Toni Vitale ... (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
Orpha Barry ... (1 episode, 1975)

Series Makeup Department 

Harry Blake ... makeup artist (13 episodes, 1975-1976)
Mike Ragan ... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Barbara Lorenz ... hair stylist (1 episode, 1975)
Gerry O'Dell ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1975)
Rudy Horvatich ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1976)

Series Production Management 

Conrad Holzgang ... executive in charge of production / production supervisor / executive production supervisor (87 episodes, 1975-1979)
Paul Mason ... production supervisor (50 episodes, 1977-1979)
Donald B. Colhour ... unit manager (15 episodes, 1977-1979)
Helen Azevedo ... unit manager (13 episodes, 1977)
Gary Necessary ... unit manager (12 episodes, 1975-1976)
Avigail Yaacovy ... unit manager (4 episodes, 1978)
Dick King ... post-production supervisor (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Julie Noyes ... unit manager (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Rita Burton ... production supervisor (1 episode, 1975)
Ed Kranyak ... unit manager (1 episode, 1975)
Bob Young ... unit manager (1 episode, 1977)
Susan Jenkins ... post-production supervisor (1 episode, 1978)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Mary Hardwick ... associate director (12 episodes, 1975)
Jim Cox ... associate director (7 episodes, 1976-1979)
Jerry Markus ... associate director (6 episodes, 1976)
Gary Shimokawa ... associate director (1 episode, 1975)

Series Art Department 

James Shanahan ... assistant art director (16 episodes, 1975-1979)

Series Sound Department 

Ron Estes ... audio (15 episodes, 1975-1976)
Ron Cronkhite ... audio (5 episodes, 1976-1979)
William Cole ... audio (2 episodes, 1975)
Ray Kemper ... audio (1 episode, 1975)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Jack Denton ... camera operator / camera (37 episodes, 1977-1979)
Rory O'Connor ... camera assistant / assistant camera (16 episodes, 1975-1977)
Les Shaw ... video (12 episodes, 1975-1976)
Diane Biederbeck ... camera operator (11 episodes, 1976-1977)
Carl Pitsch ... lighting director (9 episodes, 1975-1976)
Carol Wetovich ... camera operator (7 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bill Pope ... camera operator / camera (6 episodes, 1976-1979)
Herb Margolis ... lighting director (5 episodes, 1975)
Marc Palius ... lighting director (5 episodes, 1976-1979)
Dale Walsh ... camera operator (4 episodes, 1976)
Victor Bagdadi ... senior video / senior video operator (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bill Scott ... camera operator (4 episodes, 1979)
Lon Stucky ... lighting director (3 episodes, 1975)
Herm Falk ... camera / camera operator (2 episodes, 1976-1978)
Ron Brooks ... camera operator (2 episodes, 1976)
Jim DuBois ... lighting director (2 episodes, 1976)
Chester Jackson ... camera operator (2 episodes, 1976)
Noel Newman ... camera operator (2 episodes, 1976)
Ed Huston ... video (1 episode, 1975)
Art Roberts ... lighting director (1 episode, 1975)
Dave Hilmer ... camera operator (1 episode, 1976)
Keith Winikoff ... senior video (1 episode, 1976)
Hal Danforth ... camera operator (1 episode, 1977)
Rick Feuchter ... camera operator (1 episode, 1977)
Mark Lansdown ... camera operator (1 episode, 1977)
Ralph Alcocer ... camera operator (1 episode, 1978)
D.J. Diomedes ... camera operator (1 episode, 1978)
Bob Haley ... camera operator (1 episode, 1978)
Bud Holland ... camera (1 episode, 1978)
Blair White ... camera operator (1 episode, 1978)

Series Casting Department 

Lynn Stalmaster ... original casting (94 episodes, 1975-1979)
Phillips Wylly Jr. ... atmosphere casting (1 episode, 1978)

Series Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Toni Vitale ... costume supervisor / wardrobe supervisor / wardrobe (16 episodes, 1975-1979)
Frank Callender ... costume supervisor (1 episode, 1975)

Series Editorial Department 

David W. Foster ... on-line editor (3 episodes, 1977)
Susan Jenkins ... supervising editor (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Andy Ackerman ... assistant editor (2 episodes, 1979)

Series Music Department 

John Sebastian ... composer: theme music / performer: theme song / composer: theme song (95 episodes, 1975-1979)

Series Other crew 

Michael Barrie ... story editor (27 episodes, 1977-1978)
Roy Goran ... technical director (24 episodes, 1976-1978)
Earl Barret ... executive script consultant (23 episodes, 1978-1979)
Marc Ferrero ... production assistant / production staff (23 episodes, 1978-1979)
Herm Falk ... technical director (21 episodes, 1978-1979)
Mei Ling Moore ... production assistant / assistant to executive producer / assistant to the executive producer (18 episodes, 1975-1979)
Diane Katz ... assistant to the producer / assistant to producer (16 episodes, 1975-1978)
Jim Ralston ... technical director (16 episodes, 1976-1977)
Jewel Jaffe ... story editor / executive script consultant (15 episodes, 1975-1977)
Jerry Rannow ... story editor / executive script consultant (15 episodes, 1975-1977)
Eric Cohen ... script supervisor / creative consultant / script consultant (14 episodes, 1975-1978)
Karl Messerschmidt ... technical director (14 episodes, 1975-1976)
Linda Robertson ... production assistant (13 episodes, 1975-1976)
Maxine Surks ... production assistant (13 episodes, 1975-1976)
Jim Cox ... stage manager (12 episodes, 1975)
Moki de Marco ... production assistant (12 episodes, 1975)
Paul Miller ... stage manager (11 episodes, 1975-1976)
Sandy Carrillo ... administrative assistant (11 episodes, 1975)
Christopher Cookson ... engineering supervisor (10 episodes, 1975-1976)
George Yanok ... script consultant (8 episodes, 1975)
Sandy Dvore ... komack logo / design (6 episodes, 1975-1976)
Peter Meyerson ... executive script consultant (4 episodes, 1975)
Daniel Chodos ... dialogue coach (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Rick Hawkins ... executive story consultant (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Thomas M. Hill ... production executive (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Liz Sage ... executive story consultant (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Greg Giangregorio ... technical director (3 episodes, 1977)
Bob Bohacek ... stage manager (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Alana Ireland ... production coordinator (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Ron Lewis ... production services coordinator (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Josie Hamilton ... administrative assistant / production assistant (2 episodes, 1975-1976)
Giovanna Nigro ... stage manager (2 episodes, 1975)
Jennifer Cobb ... stage manager (2 episodes, 1976-1978)
Nick Arnold ... story editor (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Claire Barrett Young ... production coordinator (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Mark Evanier ... story editor (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Dennis Palumbo ... story editor (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Neil Rosen ... executive story editor / executive story supervisor (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
George Tricker ... executive story editor / executive story supervisor (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Laura Zucker ... dialogue coach (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Gene Lukowski ... technical director (2 episodes, 1976)
Helen Azevedo ... technical director (2 episodes, 1977)
Fred D'Aguilar ... technical director (2 episodes, 1978)
Judith Chorub ... assistant to producer (2 episodes, 1979)
Bob Gabrielson ... engineering supervisor (2 episodes, 1979)
James Woodworth ... stage manager (2 episodes, 1979)
Buddy Borgen ... stage manager (1 episode, 1975)
Sandra Carrillo ... production assistant (1 episode, 1975)
Suzanne Pelsang ... assistant to the producer (1 episode, 1975)
Jim Rice ... stage manager (1 episode, 1975)
Walt Romansky ... technical director (1 episode, 1975)
O. Tamburri ... technical director (1 episode, 1975)
Leslie Vaught ... technical director (1 episode, 1975)
Lee Fairchild ... stage manager (1 episode, 1976)
John McElveney ... studio supervisor (1 episode, 1976)
Herbert D. Stein ... stage manager (1 episode, 1976)
Phillips Wylly Jr. ... production assistant (1 episode, 1976)
George Arthur Bloom ... executive script consultant (1 episode, 1978)
Beverly Bloomberg ... executive story editor (1 episode, 1978)
Marian Deaton ... production coordinator (1 episode, 1978)
Ed Duzik ... stage manager (1 episode, 1978)
Garry Ferrier ... story editor (1 episode, 1978)
Rick Feuchter ... studio supervisor (1 episode, 1978)
Michael P. Maron ... stage manager (1 episode, 1978)
David Marwood ... production assistant (1 episode, 1978)
Margaret Scott ... assistant to producer (1 episode, 1978)
Peter B. Sterne ... program executive (1 episode, 1978)
Aubrey Tadman ... story editor (1 episode, 1978)
Bud Untiedt ... engineering supervisor (1 episode, 1978)
Ron Von Schimmelmann ... production executive (1 episode, 1978)
John Wilson ... engineering supervisor (1 episode, 1978)
Bill Daly ... production clerk (uncredited) (19 episodes, 1978-1979)
Michael Parkhurst ... equipment supplier (uncredited) / technical advisor (uncredited) (3 episodes, 1978-1979)

See also

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