Four Star Playhouse

  • 1952
  • TV Show
  • None

A well-regarded '50s anthology show featuring four marquee actors who starred on a rotating basis. Originally, two of the four were to be Joel McCrea and Rosalind Russell, but they were replaced by David Niven and Ida Lupino (joining Charles Boyer and Dick Powell). A recurring character, nightclub owner Willie Dante, was spun off into his own series cal (more…)

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Premise

A well-regarded '50s anthology show featuring four marquee actors who starred on a rotating basis. Originally, two of the four were to be Joel McCrea and Rosalind Russell, but they were replaced by David Niven and Ida Lupino (joining Charles Boyer and Dick Powell). A recurring character, nightclub owner Willie Dante, was spun off into his own series called `Dante' in 1960, with Howard Duff taking over the role originated by Powell.

Guest Stars

Chief of Police, Dr. Max Fine
2 Episodes (2008-2008)
Lappeppa, Truck Driver
2 Episodes (2003-2010)
Welfare Woman
Carolyn Jones
Dolores
1 Episode (2010)
Mr. Fielding
1 Episode (2008)
Charles
1 Episode (2008)
Mrs. Mitchell
Charles
1 Episode (2008)
Sailor
1 Episode (2010)
Lloyd
1 Episode (2003)
Rocco
1 Episode (2010)
Kathy
1 Episode (2008)
Police Sergeant
1 Episode (2008)
Sam Baker
1 Episode (2008)
Sergeant
1 Episode (2008)
Metaafa
1 Episode (2003)
Joe Monro
1 Episode (2008)
George Lennox
Simile
1 Episode (2003)
Charlie Barns
1 Episode (2008)
Carol
1 Episode (2008)
Hutchinson
1 Episode (2003)
Cabman
1 Episode (2010)
Corporal
1 Episode (2008)
1 Episode (2008)

Credits

Executive Producer (1 Credit)
Screenwriter (2 Credits)