Ben Casey (1961 - 1966)


Ben Casey

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A medical melodrama that was ABC's brooding answer to NBC's Dr. Jim Kildare in the 1960s. Ruggedly handsome, passionately dedicated and not infrequently gloomy, Casey was a brilliant neurosurgeon who battled disease and the establishment at bustling County General Hospital. The series' five-year run coincided almost exactly with that of Kildare's.

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1965, ABC, 26 episodes

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1964, ABC, 31 episodes

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1963, ABC, 33 episodes

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1962, ABC, 31 episodes

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1961, ABC, 32 episodes

Cast

Vince Edwards
as Dr. Ben Casey
Sam Jaffe
as Dr. David Zorba
Bettye Ackerman
as Dr. Maggie Graham
Harry Landers
as Dr. Ted Hoffman
Nick Dennis
as Nick Kanavaras
Jeanne Bates
as Nurse Wills
Stella Stevens
as Jane Hancock
Ben Piazza
as Dr. Mike Rogers
Franchot Tone
as Dr. Daniel Niles Freeland
Jim McMullan
as Dr. Terry McDaniel
Marlyn Mason
as Sally Welden
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Series Details

TV Network: ABC
Premiere Date: Oct 2, 1961
Genre: Drama
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