Don DeFore’s Television Credits

 

 

TV Show

Episode/Notes

Year

Silver Theatre

"Double Feature"

1950

Silver Theatre

"Walt & Lavinia"

1950

Hollywood Premiere Theatre

"Mr. & Mrs. Detective"

1950

Bigelow Theatre

"Woman's Privilege"

1951

Hollywood Opening Night

"Romantic Type"

1953

Goodyear Playhouse

"Power of Suggestion"

1954

Tales of Adventure

 (stories by Jack London form the basis for this trilogy of unsold TV pilots)

1954

Science Fiction Theatre

"Time Is Just a Place"

1955

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars

"Gift of Life"

1955

The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

(weekly series.  He Played the Nelson's first next-door-neighbor, "Thorny.")

1956-1959

Crossroads

"Comeback"

1956

Ford Theatre

"Ideal Man"

Studio One

"Enemy Within"

1958

Queen For a Day

(Game Show)

1958

G.E. Theatre

"Lady's Choice"

1959

Philadelphia Story

(Special)

1959

A Heart to Hide In              

 

1959

Daddy’O

(TV pilot - never sold)       

1959

Loretta Young Show

"Plain, Unmarked Envelope"

1960

Michael Shayne, Detective

"Dolls Are Deadly"

1960

Best of the Post

"Suicide Flights"

1960

Home Team

(TV pilot - never sold)       

1960

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

"Coming Mama"

1961

Here's Hollywood

(weekly show hosted by Helen O'Connel that toured homes of the stars)                               

1961            

Hazel

(weekly series.   First four years of the show he played “Mr. B,” Hazel's employer.  Also, first episode with son Ron -1961)

1961-1964

Merv Griffin Show

(talk show)

1968

Hallmark Theater

"A Punt, A Pass and A Prayer"

1968

My Three Sons

"Matchmaker"

1969

Mod Squad

"A Place to Run, a Heart to Hide In"

1969  

What's My Line                         

(mystery guest)

1969

Tonight Show

(talk show with Johnny Carson)

1969

The Virginian

 "West vs. Colonel Mackenzie"

1970

Manix                          

"Murder Revisited"                      

1970

He Said, She Said                    

(game show)

 

The Allen Show      

(Steve Allen's syndicated :90 talk show-son Ron was also on with Don)

1971

Marcus Welby, M.D.

"Go Ahead and Cry"

1975

Adventures of Ellery Queen

"Case of the Sinister Scenario"

1976

Mobil One - Jackie Cooper

                     "Libel"                             

1970's

Vegas

1978  

Black Beauty

(mini-series)

1978

Love Boat

"Cinderella Story"

1978

Fantasy Island

"Queen of the Boston Bruisers"

1978

Vegas

"Serve, Volley & Kill"

1978

Matt Houston

"Beverly Hills Social Club"

1983

Jay Leno's Family Comedy Hour

(special)

1987

St. Elsewhere

1980s

Murder She Wrote

 

1980s

 

 

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