Featured Doodles #2: The 60s and 70s
Posted at 11:04 AM (PDT) on Wednesday, April 23, 2008
...and still going strong!
Click on their names to view their doodles and read the text on their doodle pages for lots of info plus links to their websites.
Stephen Bishop: Bish has been nominated for two Grammys and an Oscar. His major hits include On and On, Save It For a Rainy Day, Everybody Needs Love, and It Might Be You, from the movie Tootsie.
Angela Cartwright: Known for her acting roles in Make Room for Daddy (TV), The Sound of Music and Lost in Space (TV, 1965-1968), she has been a photographer and artist for more than four decades. Her work is exhibited and collected internationally.
Veronica Cartwright: (yes, she's in this category too) She made her screen debut in the 1958 war drama In Love and War, and, in the years that followed, alternated between film and TV work with roles in such features as The Children's Hour (1961) and Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds (1963), in addition to playing Lumpy's sister on the television classic Leave It to Beaver. From 1964-1968, the actress endeared herself to television viewers as Jemima Boone on the popular Daniel Boone series.
David Cassidy: Probably best known for his role as Shirley Jones's oldest son, Keith Partridge, in the highly popular tv series The Partridge Family (1970 to 1974). To date, his records have sold over 35 million copies worldwide and have been recognized with eighteen gold and platinum recordings including four consecutive multi-platinum LP's.
Dom DeLuise #1: On television: The Entertainers with Carol Burnett and Bob Newhart; twelve years on the Dean Martin Show; guest host for Johnny Carson on the Tonight Show. In 1968, Dom hosted his own show on CBS, The Dom DeLuise Variety Show On film: probably best known as a regular in Mel Brooks's films. He appeared in The Twelve Chairs, Blazing Saddles, Silent Movie, History of the World: Part I, Spaceballs, and Robin Hood: Men in Tights.
Dom DeLuise #2
Shelley Fabares: Best known for her roles as Donna Reed's daughter, Mary Stone, in the long-running tv series The Donna Reed Show and as Craig T. Nelson's wife, Christine Armstrong Fox, in the long-running 1990s sitcom Coach.
Kathy Garver #1: Best known for her co-starring role as Cissy in the CBS television hit, Family Affair (1966-71), Kathy has also garnered critical acclaim in movies, stage and voice-over animation. She provided the voice of Firestar in the animated version of Spiderman and His Amazing Friends. Her Beatrix Potter tapes (audio books) have sold over a million copies!
Kathy Garver #2
James Hampton: Has been appearing in television shows and films since 1964! He is best known for his roles in The Doris Day Show, F Troop, The Longest Yard (1974), Teen Wolf (1985), Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach (1988) and Sling Blade (1996).
Goldie Hawn: It was in Rowan and Martin's comedy-variety show Laugh-In (1968-1970) that Goldie Hawn became very popular and proved herself a talented performer. She won an Oscar for her major movie debut, a supporting role in Cactus Flower (1969, with Walter Matthau and Ingrid Bergman). She went on to star in There's a Girl in My Soup (1970), Butterflies Are Free (1972), The Sugarland Express (1974), Shampoo (1975), etc. etc. etc.
Stanley Livingston: Best known for playing Fred MacMurray's youngest son, Chip Douglas, on the long running television series, My Three Sons (1960-1972). He was one of the three actors to stay throughout the entire series. This sit-com is television's second-longest running comedy series and has been broadcast for nearly 46 years! Stan is also a director, producer, and author.
David McCallum: Best known for playing Illya Kuryakin in The Man from U.N.C.L.E. ((101 episodes, 1964-1968), for which he received two Emmy Award nominations. Since 2003, David has been starring as Dr. Donald 'Ducky' Mallard (which explains his doodle) in the CBS hit series NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service.
Bill Mumy #1: This year, Bill Mumy (Moo-me) is celebrating the 49th anniversary of his professional acting career! He has worked on over four hundred television shows and is probably best known for playing Will Robinson in the long running classic series Lost in Space (1965-1968). From 1994 through 1998 he played the noble, mystical Lennier in the popular science fiction series Babylon 5. He played a Starfleet member in the acclaimed Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode The Siege of AR-558 (1998).
Bill Mumy #2
Paul Petersen #1: Achieved stardom as a teenage heartthrob on The Donna Reed Show, an ABC family sitcom that ran from 1958 to 1966. He played son Jeff Stone from the time he was twelve until he was twenty. In 1990, he founded the child-actor support group called A Minor Consideration to improve working conditions for child actors and to assist in the transition between working as a child actor and adult life, whether in acting or in other professions.
Paul Petersen #2
Jon Provost: 2008 marks his 50th anniversary in the role of Timmy from the Lassie tv series. He is celebrating with the release of his autobiography, Timmy's in the Well, and a multi-city tour.
Lana Wood: Probably best known for playing Plenty O'Toole, the Bond girl who gets thrown half out of a hotel window and into a pool in Diamonds Are Forever (1971). She did well on popular television programs such as Playhouse 90, Have Gun, Will Travel, Dr. Kildare, The Fugitive, The Wild, Wild West, Bonanza, Felony Squad, and Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In. (Yes, she is Natalie Wood's sister.)
Davy Jones #1
Davy Jones #2
Peter Tork #1
Peter Tork #2
Micky Dolenz #1
Micky Dolenz #2
Plus two members of Micky's family:
His daughter Ami Dolenz: General Hospital (TV), She's Out of Control (opposite Tony Danza), Sloan Peterson in Ferris Bueller (TV), Children of the Night (1991), Miracle Beach (1992), Witchboard 2: The Devil's Doorway (1993), and Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1994).
His Son-in-Law Jerry Trimble Jr.: Under the name "Golden Boy", on April 26, 1986 he became the PKA and PKC Kickboxing Champion of the World. Jerry has been in over twenty feature films including Heat (1995; with Al Pacino), Charlie's Angels (2000; nominated for the Taurus Award in the category of Best Fight), War of the Worlds (2005), Mission: Impossible III, and The Last Sentinel (2007).