Who's still alive?


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Posted ByFrank Nelson on September 22, 2003 at 03:19:06:

Not very many. I think Irving Fein is still alive,
and some of the younger members of the cast: Dale
White, Barry Gordon, Harry Shearer (the last of whom
is still a regular on TV; on "The Simpsons")

Here's a random list I culled from the IMDB:

regulars:
Jack Benny (1894-1974)
Mary Livingstone Benny (1905-1983)
Don Wilson (1900-1982)
Eddie Anderson (1905-1977)
Dennis Day (1918-1988)
Phil Harris (1904-1995)

semi-regulars:
Mel Blanc (1908-1989)
Bea Benaderet (1906-1968)
Bob Crosby (1913-1993)
Artie Auerbach (1903-1957)
Benny Rubin (1899-1986)
Dale White
Ned Miller
Herb Vigran (1910-1986)
Frank Nelson (1911-1986)
Maudie Prickett (1914-1976)

people who appeared several times in bit parts:
Howard McNear (1905-1969)
Sandra Gould (1916-1999)
Sara Berner (1912-1969)
Joseph Kearns (1907-1962)
Joe Besser (1907-1988)
Dave Willock (1909-1990)
Jane Dulo (1918-1994)
Burt Mustin (1882-1977)
Rolfe Sedan (1896-1982)
Hallene Hill (1876-1966)
Leigh Snowden (1929-1982)
Frank Gerstle (1915-1970)
Madge Blake (1899-1969)
Jeanette Eymann
Olan Soule (1909-1994)
James Flavin (1906-1976)
Harry Shearer (1943-)
Stevie Wooten
Barry Gordon (1948-)

frequent guest stars:
Gisele Mackenzie (1927-2003)
Ronald Colman (1891-1958)
Benita Hume (1906-1967)
Dorothy Kirsten (1910-1992)

writers:
John Tackaberry (1912-1969)
Milt Josefsberg (1911-1987)
George Balzer
Sam Perrin (1901-1998)
Howard Snyder (1909-1963)
Hugh Wedlock Jr. (1908-1993)
Hal Goldman (1919-2001)
Al Gordon

producers:
Norman Abbott
Hilliard Marks (1913-1982)
Irving Fein (1911-)

directors:
Ralph Levy (1919-2001)
Frederick DeCordova (1910-2001)

musicians:
Mahlon Merrick (1900-1969)
Sammy Weiss
Frankie Remley (1901-1967)

others:
Maury Thompson (1916-)
Ronnie Rondell


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