The Colgate Comedy Hour 71 years old

The Colgate Comedy Hour

The Colgate Comedy Hour is an American comedy-musical variety series that aired live on the NBC network from 1950 to 1955. The show starred many notable comedians and entertainers of the era, including Eddie Cantor, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, Fred Allen, Donald O'Connor, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, Bob Hope, Jimmy Durante, Ray Bolger, Gordon MacRae, Ben Blue, Robert Paige, Tony Curtis, Burt Lancaster, Broadway dancer Wayne Lamb and Spike Jones and His City Slickers.

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Cast

Name Character
Joel Grey He was 18 , now 90 years old
Janet Leigh She was 23 , 77 years old when she died
Joan Crawford She was 46 , 73 years old when she died
Jeff Chandler He was 31 , 42 years old when he died
Charlton Heston He was 26 , 84 years old when he died
Brian Donlevy He was 49 , 71 years old when he died
Lauren Bacall She was 25 , 89 years old when she died
Gloria DeHaven She was 25 , 91 years old when she died
Shelley Winters She was 30 , 85 years old when she died
Sheree North She was 18 , 73 years old when she died
Jackie Gleason He was 34 , 71 years old when he died
James Stewart He was 42 , 89 years old when he died
Yul Brynner He was 30 , 65 years old when he died
Agnes Moorehead She was 49 , 73 years old when she died
Shemp Howard He was 55 , 60 years old when he died
Reginald Denny He was 58 , 75 years old when he died
Richard Carlson He was 38 , 65 years old when he died
Thelma Ritter She was 48 , 66 years old when she died
Buster Keaton He was 54 , 70 years old when he died
Harry Belafonte He was 23 , now 95 years old
Kirk Douglas He was 33 , 103 years old when he died
Hans Conried He was 33 , 64 years old when he died
Franklin Pangborn He was 61 , 69 years old when he died
Byron Foulger He was 51 , 70 years old when he died
Cornel Wilde He was 37 , 77 years old when he died
Burt Lancaster He was 36 , 80 years old when he died
Tony Bennett He was 24 , now 96 years old
Bob Hope He was 47 , 100 years old when he died
Nina Foch She was 26 , 84 years old when she died
Farley Granger He was 25 , 85 years old when he died
Keye Luke He was 46 , 86 years old when he died
Paul Winchell He was 27 , 82 years old when he died
Eddie Bracken He was 35 , 87 years old when he died
Dorothy Lamour She was 35 , 81 years old when she died
Lou Costello He was 44 , 52 years old when he died
Gloria Grahame She was 26 , 57 years old when she died
John Wayne He was 43 , 72 years old when he died
Martha Scott She was 37 , 90 years old when she died
Corinne Calvet She was 25 , 76 years old when she died
Louis Prima He was 39 , 67 years old when he died
Hoagy Carmichael He was 50 , 82 years old when he died
Rhonda Fleming She was 27 , now 99 years old
George Raft He was 54 , 85 years old when he died
Debbie Reynolds She was 18 , 84 years old when she died
Errol Flynn He was 41 , 50 years old when he died
Ilona Massey She was 40 , 64 years old when she died
Rex Harrison He was 42 , 82 years old when he died
Pat O’Brien He was 50 , 83 years old when he died
Lilli Palmer She was 36 , 71 years old when she died
Ralph Bellamy He was 46 , 87 years old when he died

Crew

Name Job title
Norman Lear Writing He was 28 , now 100 years old Writer
Herbert Baker Writing He was 88 , 83 years old when he died Writer
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The Colgate Comedy Hour (71 years)

Ended

  • First Air Date: 1950-09-10
  • Runtime: [60,50] minutes
  • Number of Episodes: 206