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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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Martin Milner 1931 – 2015

Martin Milner: born 28 December 1931, Detroit Michigan; died 6 September 2015, Carlsbad California. Select credits: Sex Kittens Go to College (1960), Gidget (TV 1965): S1E3 The Great Kahuna – ‘Kahuna’ Ski’, Ski Fever (1966), Valley of the Dolls (1967), … 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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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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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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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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Gidget learns to surf

Sally Field practising surfing for Gidget (TV). “I had just graduated. It was that summer of 1964. I had just graduated from high school and had no idea what I was going to do. And no, my parents didn’t say, … Continue reading

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