Dr. Kildare

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1961
Dr. Kildare is an NBC medical drama television series which originally ran from September 28, 1961, until August 30, 1966, for a total of 191 episodes over five seasons. Produced by MGM Television, it was based on fictional doctor characters originally... read more

Dr. Kildare is an NBC medical drama television series which originally ran from September 28, 1961, until August 30, 1966, for a total of 191 episodes over five seasons. Produced by MGM Television, it was based on fictional doctor characters originally created by author Max Brand in the 1930s and previously used by MGM in a popular film series and radio drama. The TV series quickly achieved success and made a star of Richard Chamberlain, who played the title role. Dr. Kildare inspired or influenced many later TV shows dealing with the medical field.

Original Release

09/28/1961 on NBC

US Release

09/28/1961

Cast

Jack Nicholson Jaime Angel
Richard Chamberlain Dr. James Kildare
Eddie Ryder Dr. Simon Agurski
Jean Inness Nurse Beatrice Fain
Raymond Massey Dr. Leonard Gillespie
Margaret Leighton Chris Becker
Cynthia Stone Mrs. Salt
Ken Berry Dr. John Kapish
Jud Taylor Dr. Thomas Gerson
Lee Kurty Nurse Zoe Lawton
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Behold the Great Man Monday, 13 September 1965
2 A Life for a Life Tuesday, 14 September 1965
3 Web of Hate Monday, 20 September 1965
4 Horizontal Hero Tuesday, 21 September 1965
5 The Bell in the Schoolhouse Tolls for Thee, Kildare Monday, 27 September 1965
6 Life in the Dance Hall Tuesday, 28 September 1965
7 Some Doors Are Slamming Tuesday, 05 October 1965
8 Enough La Boheme for Everybody Monday, 11 October 1965
9 Now the Mummy Tuesday, 12 October 1965
10 A Pyrotechnic Display Monday, 18 October 1965
11 With Hellfire and Thunder Tuesday, 19 October 1965
12 Daily Flights to Olympus Monday, 25 October 1965
13 The Life Machine Tuesday, 26 October 1965
14 Toast the Golden Couple Monday, 01 November 1965
15 Wives and Losers Tuesday, 02 November 1965
16 Welcome Home, Dear Anna Monday, 08 November 1965
17 A Little Child Shall Lead Tuesday, 09 November 1965
18 Hour of Decision Monday, 15 November 1965
19 Aftermath Tuesday, 16 November 1965
20 Fathers and Daughters Monday, 22 November 1965
21 A Gift of Love Tuesday, 23 November 1965
22 The Tent Dwellers Monday, 29 November 1965
23 Going Home Tuesday, 30 November 1965
24 Something Old, Something New Monday, 06 December 1965
25 To Visit One More Spring Tuesday, 07 December 1965
26 From Nigeria with Love Monday, 13 December 1965
27 In the Roman Candle's Bright Glare Tuesday, 14 December 1965
28 When Shadows Fall Monday, 20 December 1965
29 With This Ring Tuesday, 21 December 1965
30 Perfect Is Too Hard to Be Monday, 27 December 1965
31 Duet for One Hand Tuesday, 28 December 1965
32 The Atheist and the True Believer Monday, 03 January 1966
33 A Quick Look at Glory Tuesday, 04 January 1966
34 A Sort of Falling in Love Monday, 10 January 1966
35 The Last to Believe in Miracles Tuesday, 11 January 1966
36 The Next Thing to Murder Monday, 17 January 1966
37 Never So Happy Tuesday, 18 January 1966
38 A Cry from the Street Monday, 24 January 1966
39 Gratitude Won't Pay the Bills Tuesday, 25 January 1966
40 Adrift in a Sea of Confusion Monday, 31 January 1966
41 These Hands That Heal Tuesday, 01 February 1966
42 A Few Hearts, a Few Flowers Monday, 07 February 1966
43 Some Tales for Halloween Tuesday, 08 February 1966
44 I Can Hear the Ice Melting Monday, 14 February 1966
45 No Other Road Tuesday, 15 February 1966
46 The Encroachment Monday, 21 February 1966
47 A Patient Lost Tuesday, 22 February 1966
48 What Happened to All the Sunshine and Roses? Monday, 28 February 1966
49 The Taste of Crow Monday, 07 March 1966
50 Out of a Concrete Tower Tuesday, 08 March 1966
51 The Art of Taking a Powder Monday, 14 March 1966
52 Read the Book and Then See the Picture Tuesday, 15 March 1966
53 A Sometimes Distant Spring Monday, 21 March 1966
54 Travel a Crooked Road Tuesday, 22 March 1966
55 Mercy or Murder Monday, 28 March 1966
56 Strange Sort of Accident Tuesday, 29 March 1966
57 New Doctor in Town Monday, 04 April 1966
58 Reckoning Tuesday, 05 April 1966
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Directors

John Newland, Herschel Daugherty, John Brahm, Elliot Silverstein, Alf Kjellin, Jud Taylor, Leo Penn, Don Medford, Lamont Johnson, Paul Wendkos, Boris Sagal, Marc Daniels, Ralph Senensky, William A. Graham, Buzz Kulik, Corey Allen, Jack Smight, Michael Ritchie, Jack Arnold, Robert Gist, Leonard J. Horn, Allen H. Miner, Paul Stanley, Don Taylor, Robert Butler, David Lowell Rich, Robert Ellis Miller, Sydney Pollack, James Goldstone, Douglas Benton, James Komack, David Friedkin, Ida Lupino, Richard C. Sarafian, Herbert Hirschman, Lawrence Dobkin, Alexander Singer, Gerald Mayer, Jules Munshin, Jules Bricken, Sidney Miller

Writers

Archie L. Tegland, Jerry McNeely, Jerry de Bono, Edward J. Lakso, Jerome Ross, Adrian Spies, Betty Andrews, Jean Holloway, John W. Bloch, William Fay, Meyer Dolinsky, John Furia, Andy Lewis, John T. Kelley, Alvin Boretz, Calvin Clements Jr., Theodore Apstein, Chuck Menville, Len Janson, E. Jack Neuman, Dalton Sandifer, Marshall Goldberg, Paul Schneider, Margaret Schneider, Max Hodge, Benjamin Masselink, William Link, Gerald Sanford, Ken Kolb, James Komack, Dick Nelson, James P. Griffith, Anthony Lawrence, Peggy O'Shea, Boris Sobelman, Irene Winston, John T. Dugan, David P. Harmon, Jerome B. Thomas, Richard Levinson, Christopher Knopf, Irv Pearlberg, Ernest Kinoy, Arthur Alsberg, Sy Salkowitz, James Gunn, Rita Lakin, Arthur A. Ross, Yale Peter Harrison, John Whedon, William Bast, Gene Roddenberry, Jack Hanrahan, Norman Katkov, Walter Brough, Don Balluck, Al Gail, Dale Hale, Beryl Kent, Eve Ettinger, Frank Pierson, Louis S. Peterson, Gene Wang, Theodore Ferro, Philip Saltzman, John Dunkel, Janet Blumgarten, George Eckstein, Pete Morrow, Archie Lawrence, John Blake, Richard Fielder, Darlene E. Kardon, Gerry Day, Stanley Adams, Agnes Ridgway, Lou Shaw, Wanda Duncan, Harold Gast, Harry Kronman, Bob Duncan, John Kneubuhl, Stanley Niss, Peter Packer, Bruce Geller, Jameson Brewer, Henry Garson, Joel Kane, Jackson Gillis, Donald S. Sanford, Arthur Weiss, George F. Slavin, Phil Hahn, Sidney A. Mandel, Herbert Abbott Spiro, Jim Thompson, Don Tait, Jan Winters, Sidney Marshall, Mathilde Ferro, Janet Tegland, Pat Fielder, Max Brand, Chester Krumholz, Robert Dozier, Joy Dexter, Emmet Lavery, Edmund Beloin, Robert Lewin

Cast

Jack Nicholson Jaime Angel
Richard Chamberlain Dr. James Kildare
Eddie Ryder Dr. Simon Agurski
Jean Inness Nurse Beatrice Fain
Raymond Massey Dr. Leonard Gillespie
Margaret Leighton Chris Becker
Cynthia Stone Mrs. Salt
Ken Berry Dr. John Kapish
Jud Taylor Dr. Thomas Gerson
Lee Kurty Nurse Zoe Lawton
Steve Bell Dr. Quint Lowry
Clegg Hoyt Mac
Jo Helton Nurse Conant
James T. Callahan Dr. Yates Atkinson
Donna Loren Anna Perrona
Tom Nardini Steve Perrona
Donald Madden Bryan Cannon
Diane Baker Amy Post
Fred J. Scollay Mitchell Hobart
David Opatoshu Fred Kirsh

Producers

Editors

John Baxter Rogers, Harry V. Knapp, Jack Kampschroer, Edward Warschilka, Henry Berman, John O. Young, Albert P. Wilson, William B. Gulick, Edward Curtiss, Ben Lewis, Fabien D. Tordjmann, Fred Maguire

1966EmmyOutstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Drama Nominated
1965Golden GlobeBest TV Star - Female Nominated
1964EmmyOutstanding Performance in a Supporting Role by an Actor Nominated
1964EmmyOutstanding Writing Achievement in Drama - Original Nominated
1963Golden GlobeBest TV Star - Male Won
1962EmmyOutstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1962EmmyOutstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama Nominated
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