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  • The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (1955–1959)
  • TV Series | 30 min | Crime
The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (1955–1959)
TV Series | 30 min | Crime

An anthology series hosted by and occasionally starring Joseph Cotten. The show often included court trials or individual's personal trials. The show was technically only "On Trial" but was popularly known as The Joseph Cotten Show.
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Status
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Updated Sep 23, 1955

Release date (First episode)
Sep 23, 1955 (United States)

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Cast

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226 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Joseph Cotten
Self - Host / Clint Anderson / Edward Pritchard / Frank Parsons / Gregg Bolton / … See more Self - Host / Clint Anderson / Edward Pritchard / Frank Parsons / Gregg Bolton / Joseph Downey / Mr. Patterson / Paul Henty / Ray Barnes / Reed / Reed Murrow / Robert Westwood / Sanders / Senator George Graham Vest / William Meredith / William Seward   See fewer
35
Robert Middleton
Armstrong / Sheriff Ed Mullen / Tichborne Armstrong / Sheriff Ed Mullen / Tichborne   See fewer
3
Everett Sloane
Anthony / Jules Morrison / Wilson Anthony / Jules Morrison / Wilson   See fewer
3
Frank Gerstle
Alexander / Vinnie / Williams Alexander / Vinnie / Williams   See fewer
3
3
Henry Daniell
Clark / King Charles / Van Buren Clark / King Charles / Van Buren   See fewer
3
Jan Chaney
Abretha / Dottie / Mary McLeod Abretha / Dottie / Mary McLeod   See fewer
3
Diane Brewster
Joanne Simpson / Marianne Joanne Simpson / Marianne   See fewer
2
Morris Ankrum
Benson / Judge Benson / Judge   See fewer
2
Ellen Corby
Isabelle / Martha Isabelle / Martha   See fewer
2
Hugh Sanders
Dailey / Inspector Dailey / Inspector   See fewer
2
Sondra Rodgers
Woman Buyer Woman Buyer   See fewer
2
Ken Hooker
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
2
Joseph Wiseman
Antonio / Max Gebler Antonio / Max Gebler   See fewer
2
Jeanette Nolan
Sally Freeman Sally Freeman   See fewer
2
Virginia Gregg
Fanny Seward / Mary Surratt Fanny Seward / Mary Surratt   See fewer
2
Simon Scott
Dr. Philip Marceau / Wells Dr. Philip Marceau / Wells   See fewer
2
Christopher Dark
Emil Zopak / Giuseppe Emil Zopak / Giuseppe   See fewer
2
2
Herbert Ellis
Carson / Kenny Carson / Kenny   See fewer
2
Jack Raine
Inspector / Sir Hubert Inspector / Sir Hubert   See fewer
2
Phil Chambers
Emerson / Henry Martin Emerson / Henry Martin   See fewer
2
Ralph Moody
Biddeford / Oswald Biddeford / Oswald   See fewer
2
Gavin Gordon
Joseph Russo / Judge Kling / Mr. Spencer Joseph Russo / Judge Kling / Mr. Spencer   See fewer
2
Phillip Reed
Augustus / Bennett Augustus / Bennett   See fewer
2
Dayton Lummis
Attorney / Colonel Duncan Smythe Attorney / Colonel Duncan Smythe   See fewer
2
Voltaire Perkins
Judge / Judge No. 1 Judge / Judge No. 1   See fewer
2
Edwin Jerome
Cohalan / Judge Cohalan / Judge   See fewer
2
1
Tony Curtis
Charlie Charlie   See fewer
1
Edmond O'Brien
Jim Reardon Jim Reardon   See fewer
1
Dan O'Herlihy
District Attorney Walter Carmody District Attorney Walter Carmody   See fewer
1
1
Joan Crawford
Ruth Marshall Ruth Marshall   See fewer
1
Rod Steiger
Charles Steinmetz Charles Steinmetz   See fewer
1
Thomas Gomez
McMaster McMaster   See fewer
1
1
Patrick O'Neal
Asst. D.A. Charlie Baker Asst. D.A. Charlie Baker   See fewer
1
1
1
Andra Martin
Kay Randall Kay Randall   See fewer
1
Sidney Blackmer
Christopher Christopher   See fewer
1
1
Shepperd Strudwick
Elliott Simpson Elliott Simpson   See fewer
1
Joanne Gilbert
Liza Carmody Liza Carmody   See fewer
1
Dolores Hart
Betty Lewis Betty Lewis   See fewer
1
Tom Tryon
David David   See fewer
1
Marshall Bradford
First Explorer First Explorer   See fewer
1
Charles Lane
Grayson Grayson   See fewer
1
Lori Martin
Liza, as a Child Liza, as a Child   See fewer
1
John McIntire
John Marshall John Marshall   See fewer
1
Ward Wood
Second Explorer Second Explorer   See fewer
1
1
Joseph Vitale
Father Rodriguez Father Rodriguez   See fewer
1
Else Bäck
Grandmother Grandmother   See fewer
1
1
James Seay
Hugh Barron Hugh Barron   See fewer
1
Frank Fenton
Sheriff Sheriff   See fewer
1
Karl Swenson
Asmussen Asmussen   See fewer
1
Victor Millan
Joe Rivera Joe Rivera   See fewer
1
1
1
Thomas Browne Henry
Carmody's Lawyer Carmody's Lawyer   See fewer
1
1
Emile Meyer
Earl Hollowell Earl Hollowell   See fewer
1
Billy Lechner
Marvin Marvin   See fewer
1
Larry Williams
Ship's owner Ship's owner   See fewer
1
John Harmon
Theater Owner Theater Owner   See fewer
1
Paul Power
Judge Judge   See fewer
1
John Mitchum
Jim Gibbs Jim Gibbs   See fewer
1
Kathleen O'Malley
Morrison's Secretary Morrison's Secretary   See fewer
1
Ross Evans
Quinn Quinn   See fewer
1
1
1
Kevin Hagen
Jacobi Jacobi   See fewer
1
Bill Baldwin
Desk Clerk Desk Clerk   See fewer
1
Lee Tong Foo
Mr. Sing Mr. Sing   See fewer
1
1
Gene Harvey
Conrad Conrad   See fewer
1
Brick Sullivan
Bailiff Bailiff   See fewer
1
Chet Stratton
Fowler Fowler   See fewer
1
June Jocelyn
Tailored Woman Tailored Woman   See fewer
1
Ronnie Hansen
Townsman Townsman   See fewer
1
Fay Roope
Dr. Elliott Dr. Elliott   See fewer
1
Stan Jones
Deputy Deputy   See fewer
1
Frances Morris
Townswoman Townswoman   See fewer
1
Rene Kroper
Charles, age 6 Charles, age 6   See fewer
1
Tom McKee
Kendall Kendall   See fewer
1
Francisco Villalobos
Old Man Rivera Old Man Rivera   See fewer
1
Sammy Ogg
Joseph, age 16 Joseph, age 16   See fewer
1
1
Phil Phillips
Joseph, age 6 Joseph, age 6   See fewer
1
Ed Hinton
Official Official   See fewer
1
Alexis Smith
Libby Wilson Libby Wilson   See fewer
1
Joan Fontaine
Adrienne Adrienne   See fewer
1
Kevin McCarthy
Carl Wilson Carl Wilson   See fewer
1
1
1
Kim Hunter
Anita Wells Anita Wells   See fewer
1
Dabbs Greer
Mr. Erwin Mr. Erwin   See fewer
1
1
Keenan Wynn
Bill Harris Jr. Bill Harris Jr.   See fewer
1
James Gregory
Commander Andrew Jameson Commander Andrew Jameson   See fewer
1
Leo Gordon
Actor Actor   See fewer
1
Ray Collins
Corbett Corbett   See fewer
1
Hal Smith
Cowboy Cowboy   See fewer
1
Richard Hale
Roscoe Barnes Roscoe Barnes   See fewer
1
Lurene Tuttle
Margery Hay Margery Hay   See fewer
1
Irene Tedrow
Mrs. Patterson Mrs. Patterson   See fewer
1
1
Diana Lynn
Kitty Kitty   See fewer
1
1
1
Don Beddoe
Ben Gerber Ben Gerber   See fewer
1
1
1
1
Eduard Franz
De Santre De Santre   See fewer
1
Cara Williams
Actress Actress   See fewer
1
1
Olive Carey
Mrs. Gerber Mrs. Gerber   See fewer
1
Hoagy Carmichael
Frazier Frazier   See fewer
1
Anthony George
Indian Guide Indian Guide   See fewer
1
Fredd Wayne
Assistant District Attorney Assistant District Attorney   See fewer
1
Hanna Landy
Stella Hudson Stella Hudson   See fewer
1
Robert B. Williams
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
1
Robert Burton
Houston Houston   See fewer
1
1
Carl Benton Reid
Judge Hall Judge Hall   See fewer
1
Donald Curtis
Philip Wendell Jr. Philip Wendell Jr.   See fewer
1
Ron Hagerthy
Jerry Jr. Jerry Jr.   See fewer
1
Jan Murray
Lindsey Lindsey   See fewer
1
Ivan Triesault
Von Berning Von Berning   See fewer
1
Robert Ellis
George Barnett George Barnett   See fewer
1
1
1
Walter Kingsford
Prosecutor Prosecutor   See fewer
1
Joanna Lee
Clara Clara   See fewer
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1
Norman Willis
Philip Wendell Sr. Philip Wendell Sr.   See fewer
1
Howard Wright
Al Wilson Al Wilson   See fewer
1
Pat O'Hara
Actor Actor   See fewer
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Cheryl Callaway
Betty Jane Betty Jane   See fewer
1
1
1
Lee Erickson
Stevie Stevie   See fewer
1
Alexander Campbell
Mayor Carr Mayor Carr   See fewer
1
Mabel Taliaferro
Old Woman Old Woman   See fewer
1
Hilda Plowright
Mrs. Pritchard Mrs. Pritchard   See fewer
1
Elizabeth Woods
Actress Actress   See fewer
1
Frank Milan
Preston Preston   See fewer
1
Parker Garvie
Blodgett Blodgett   See fewer
1
Kathleen Freeman
Mrs. Dandridge Mrs. Dandridge   See fewer
1
June Lockhart
Julie Baggs Julie Baggs   See fewer
1
L.Q. Jones
Jedediah 'Jed' Boone Jedediah 'Jed' Boone   See fewer
1
1
William Hopper
Arnold Bait Arnold Bait   See fewer
1
Kathleen Crowley
Felicity O'Brien Felicity O'Brien   See fewer
1
Norman Lloyd
Duke of Buckingham Duke of Buckingham   See fewer
1
1
1
Gladys Cooper
Lady Tichborne Lady Tichborne   See fewer
1
John Doucette
Owen Davy Owen Davy   See fewer
1
Audrey Totter
Ellen Parsons Ellen Parsons   See fewer
1
Dick Foran
Newcombe Newcombe   See fewer
1
Eduardo Ciannelli
Prosecutor Prosecutor   See fewer
1
Dan Tobin
Frazier Frazier   See fewer
1
Helmut Dantine
LaCosta LaCosta   See fewer
1
Edward Platt
Bascomb Bascomb   See fewer
1
Eva Bartok
Delores Whitecloud Delores Whitecloud   See fewer
1
Joan Vohs
Eve Emerson Eve Emerson   See fewer
1
Michael Wilding
Colonel Blood Colonel Blood   See fewer
1
Philip Ober
Andrews Andrews   See fewer
1
Paul Stewart
Mr. Bari Mr. Bari   See fewer
1
Frank Wilcox
Garrett Garrett   See fewer
1
Reginald Denny
Admirer Admirer   See fewer
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Margaret Hayes
Mrs. Ann Hastings Mrs. Ann Hastings   See fewer
1
1
1
Ron Hayes
Jeff Moore Jeff Moore   See fewer
1
Stanley Clements
Captain Ralph Evans Captain Ralph Evans   See fewer
1
Kathryn Givney
Judge Emma Morgan Judge Emma Morgan   See fewer
1
Howard Smith
Neeley Neeley   See fewer
1
Harry Jackson
Bill Emerson Bill Emerson   See fewer
1
Russell Collins
Harry Brown Harry Brown   See fewer
1
Lita Milan
Maria Bellini Maria Bellini   See fewer
1
Florida Friebus
Helen Fogarty Helen Fogarty   See fewer
1
Ben Alexander
Mr. Blink Mr. Blink   See fewer
1
1
Kent Taylor
Phillip Brady Phillip Brady   See fewer
1
1
1
Robert Nichols
Willie Freeman Willie Freeman   See fewer
1
Harry Bellaver
Drexler Drexler   See fewer
1
Stuart Randall
Lt. Siegel Lt. Siegel   See fewer
1
Linda Stirling
Actress Actress   See fewer
1
John Baragrey
Herbert Baggs Herbert Baggs   See fewer
1
1
1
Anthony Jochim
Corporal Bacon Corporal Bacon   See fewer
1
Jorja Curtright
Anne Prentice Anne Prentice   See fewer
1
Richard Peel
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
1
Jack Gargan
Stenographer Stenographer   See fewer
1
Alan Reynolds
Court Clerk Court Clerk   See fewer
1
John McKee
Chandler Chandler   See fewer
1
1
Joanne Arnold
Blonde Blonde   See fewer
1
Lillian Kemble-Cooper
Mrs. Hobbs Mrs. Hobbs   See fewer
1
James Fairfax
Room Clerk Room Clerk   See fewer
1
1
Lillian Hamilton
Mrs. Bagby Mrs. Bagby   See fewer
1
Jack Whiting
Hartford Hartford   See fewer
1
Chester Stratton
Prentice Prentice   See fewer
1
1
1
Jack Carson
Sid Devlin Sid Devlin   See fewer
1
Alan Ladd
Dan Donlan Dan Donlan   See fewer
1
1
1
Janice Rule
Beth Devlin Beth Devlin   See fewer
1
1
1
Madge Blake
Old Lady Old Lady   See fewer
1
Phyllis Avery
Girl / Laura Saunders Girl / Laura Saunders   See fewer
1
John Bryant
Patrolman Kenny Patrolman Kenny   See fewer
1
1
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