He became an actor and ''77 Sunset Strip
'' made him a star.
Later on 77 Sunset Strip
became the Starlight Club and many musicians, some of them becoming famous, banged the boards on the miniscule club floor.
A The private eye series, which ran from 1960-3, was out of the same Warner Brothers production stable as 77 Sunset Strip
. Set in Honolulu, detectives Tracy Steele (Anthony Eisley) and Thomas Jefferson Lopaka (Robert Conrad) were based at the upmarket Hawaiian Village Hotel where the resident chanteuse was Cricket Blake (Connie Stevens).
Shelley Winters, the swimming champion from the Poseidon Adventure is 84, the 77 Sunset Strip
star, Efram Zimbalist Jnr is a robust 86.
"A cool car gets you noticed, whether you're Elvis with his pink Cadillac, Kookie on '77 Sunset Strip
,' James Dean in 'Rebel without a Cause,' or, like Springsteen, a working-class guy from New Jersey.
The writer and producer, who also created 77 Sunset Strip
, died of natural causes in Santa Monica, California.
That's Entertainment: TV viewers could tune into the Sacha Distel Show on BBC1, while rivals ATV were screening 77 Sunset Strip
: The Jukebox Caper.
The museum, in Riversley Park, plays host to 77 Sunset Strip
in the White Gallery tonight at 7pm.
"Have Gun Will Travel" and "77 Sunset Strip
" may have been distinctly adult-oriented, but Mom and Dad were never ashamed to have the kids viewing alongside them; and most episodes dealt with universal themes to which the kids could relate and intriguing circumstances or relationships from which they could learn some valuable lessons.
The WB Network brought back a new version of 77 Sunset Strip
, and will air Worldvision's Savannah as a back-up.
Number Nine, Doctor's Orders: which was a laxative pill given to soldiers in World War II; Two and six, 26: half a crown in old money; Number 30, Burlington Bertie: old music hall song; 52 and 72, Danny la Rue; 59, The Brighton Line: a focal part of Oscar Wilde's Importance of Being Earnest; 76, seven and six, Was She Worth It?: the price of a marriage license pre-decimalisation; 77 Sunset Strip
: 1960s TV detective series; and, finally, 88: Two Fat Ladies.
Smith, who gained fame after starring in the popular ABC private eye series "77 Sunset Strip
," was only in the business until he was in his 30s.
As youngsters we sat and watched 77 Sunset Strip
, Dragnet, The Saint, Danger Man and Sunday Night at the London Palladium.
He directed the pilot of "77 Sunset Strip
" as well as episodes of "Route 66," "Maverick," "Petticoat Junction" and "Nanny and the Professor."
13 Who was the obsessive haircombing, cool, ambitious youth who ran the parking lot of Dino's restaurant in early detective series 77 Sunset Strip
? 14 Who narrates the stories behind selected television drama series in ITV's Drama Trails?