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Dick Gautier 1931 – 2017

Dick Gautier (1931 – 2017) with Barbara Stuart (1930 – 2011), married 1967 – 1979. Dick Gautier played ‘Mark Hillman’ in ‘Gidget Gadget,’ Gidget (TV 1965) episode five, and an uncredited prisoner in Maryjane (1968); famous for ‘Hymie the robot’ … Continue reading

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Lynette Winter

Lynette Winter: born Mary Lynette Winter 17 June 1946, Decatur Illinois. On screen 1958-70, married Charles Edward “Ted” Cessac (1945-2011) 18 June 1969 in Los Angeles, relocated to Abbeville Louisiana and co-founded the Abbey Players in 1976, co-founded the Bodwin … Continue reading

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Stephen Mines

Stephen Mines: born 3 February 1939, Muskegon Michigan. On screen 1961-71, including two episodes of Gidget (TV) as Jeff a.k.a. Moondoggie. He retired from acting to start a woodworking business in Los Angeles. In 2005 he relocated to his home … Continue reading

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Dear Diary – Et Al.

“Dear Diary – Et Al.” (Gidget episode 1, 15 Sep. 1965). Gidget’s private and personal feelings are revealed when her older sister “accidentally” comes across Gidget’s diary. Girls: Sally Field (Gidget), Betty Conner (Anne Cooper), Lynette Winter (Larue), Pamela Colbert … Continue reading

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Sally discovers a touch of fall in “First Frost”

Sally Field: born Sally Margaret Field, 6 November 1946, Pasadena California. First screen appearance: Moon Pilot (1962) beatnik girl – uncredited; first credit: Gidget (TV 1965-66) Gidget – 32 episodes; The Flying Nun (1967-70) Sister Bertrille – 82 episodes; most … Continue reading

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Don Porter (1912 – 1997)

Don Porter: born 24 September 1912, Oklahoma USA; died 11 February 1997, Beverly Hills California. First credit: Mystery of the White Room (1939); selected credits: Gidget Goes to Rome (1963) Russell Lawrence Gidget (TV 1965-66) Russell Lawrence Live a Little, … Continue reading

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Joy Harmon

Joy Harmon: born  May 1, 1940 in Flushing, New York, USA, on screen 1956 – 1972. Selected credits: Young Dillinger (1965) with John Ashley and Mary Ann Mobley One Way Wahine (1965) Village of the Giants (1965) with Tommy Kirk … Continue reading

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Alias John Cooper

In Memory of PETE DUEL (PETER E. DEUEL) Feb. 24, 1940-Dec. 31, 1971 Remembered with Love by The Alias Smith and Jones Collection Board. Published in the Los Angeles Times from Dec. 30 to Dec. 31, 2011. Deuel played Gidget‘s … Continue reading

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Dancing on the sand

Gidget (TV 1965) episode 2: ‘In God, and Nobody Else, We Trust.’ In photo: unidentified, Mike Nader, Peter Deuel (back to camera), Joy Harmon, Johnny Fain.

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Peter Deuel (1940 – 1971)

Pete Duel’s death on 31 December, 1971, at the age of 31 brought to an end an acting career that carried promise and potential.

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A Field of Photos

Gidget (TV)  Screen Gems / ABC; 15 September 1965 – 21 April 1966 (32 episodes) Sally Field (as Gidget), Stephen Mines (as Moondoggie), Don Porter (as Russ Lawrence), Lynette Winter (as Larue), John McGiver (guest, episode 28).

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Celeste Yarnall

Celeste Yarnall:  born 26 July 1944, Long Beach California. On screen from 1962. Gidget (TV 1966) ‘Independence: Gidget Style’ – 2nd Girl (as Celeste Yarnell); Elvis Presley’s Live a Little, Love a Little (1968) Ellen. More after the jump.

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Gidget Family

Gidget (TV) Family: Sally Field as “Gidget,” star of ABC-TV’s COLOR comedy series of the same name, with her TV father, Professor Russell Lawrence (Don Porter) and sister Anne Cooper (Betty Connor) and brother-in-law John Cooper (Pete Duel).  

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Jimmy Hawkins

Jimmy Hawkins: born 13 November 1941, Los Angeles California: Girl Happy (1965) and Spinout (1966), Gidget (TV 1966).

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My Secret Beauty by Gidget #4

Sally Field: born Sally Margaret Field, 6 November 1946, Pasadena California. First appearance: Moon Pilot (5-Apr-1962) beatnik girl – uncredited; first credit: Gidget (TV 1965 – 66) Gidget – 32 episodes; Most recent credit: Hello, My Name Is Doris (2015) … Continue reading

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Blinds in the background

Sally Field: born Sally Margaret Field, 6 November 1946, Pasadena California. First appearance: Moon Pilot (5-Apr-1962) beatnik girl – uncredited First credit: Gidget (TV 1965 – 66) Gidget – 32 episodes … Most recent credit: Hello, My Name Is Doris … Continue reading

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Gidget #4

Sally Field (born 1946)

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Sally Field and Mike Nader in ‘Gidget’ (TV)

Sally Field as Gidget and Mike Nader as Siddo in Gidget (TV 1965 – 66).

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Gidget in yellow shorts and top

Sally Field, Gidget #4 – the first TV Gidget.

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Gidget sits and surfboads walk

Sally Field, Gidget #4 – the first TV Gidget.

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Gidget’s friend Cornbread?

Is this Pam Colbert? In Gidget (TV 15 Sep. 1965) S1E1 ‘Dear Diary – Et Al.’ Pamela Colbert is credited as Cornbread at the end of the episode but her scenes were apparently scenes deleted. She can be seen in the … Continue reading

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