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The Jack Paar Program (1962–1965)

TV Series | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

This was a variety show, hosted by Jack Paar, that had live and filmed interviews with famous people; comedy and musical acts; and home movies of trips Paar took with his wife Miriam and his teenage daughter Randy.See moreThis was a variety show, hosted by Jack Paar, that had live and filmed interviews with famous people; comedy and musical acts; and home movies of trips Paar took with his wife Miriam and his teenage daughter Randy. Written by J.E. McKillop See less
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3   |   2   |   1   |   Unknown   See all
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Updated Sep 21, 1962

Release date (First episode)
Sep 21, 1962 (United States)

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216 cast members
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Jack Paar
Himself - Host Himself - Host   See fewer
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Jose Melis
Himself - Bandleader / Bandleader / Himself-Bandleader Himself - Bandleader / Bandleader / Himself-Bandleader   See fewer
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102
Jim G. Lucas
Himself - Announcer / Himself - Announncer / Himsself - Announcer Himself - Announcer / Himself - Announncer / Himsself - Announcer   See fewer
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102
Jonathan Winters
Himself / Maude Frickert / Himself - Guest / American Tourist / Dickie Danger / … See more Himself / Maude Frickert / Himself - Guest / American Tourist / Dickie Danger / Himself (on film) / King Quasi   See fewer
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17
Bill Cosby
Himself / Himself - Guest Himself / Himself - Guest   See fewer
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8
Helen O'Connell
Herself / Herself - Guest Herself / Herself - Guest   See fewer
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8
Genevieve
Herself / Herself - Guest Herself / Herself - Guest   See fewer
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8
Bob Newhart
Himself / Himself - Guest Himself / Himself - Guest   See fewer
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7
Alexander King
Himself / Himself - Guest Himself / Himself - Guest   See fewer
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7
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Herself Herself   See fewer
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7
Mike Nichols
Himself / Himself - Guest Himself / Himself - Guest   See fewer
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6
Hans Conried
Himself / Abraham Lincoln Himself / Abraham Lincoln   See fewer
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6
Peter Ustinov
Himself - Guest Himself - Guest   See fewer
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6
Elaine May
Herself / Herself - Guest Herself / Herself - Guest   See fewer
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6
Florence Henderson
Herself / Herself - Guest Herself / Herself - Guest   See fewer
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6
Jim Henson
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6
Liberace
Himself / Himself (on film) Himself / Himself (on film)   See fewer
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6
Jackie Vernon
Himself Himself   See fewer
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6
Randy Paar
Herself / Herself (on film) Herself / Herself (on film)   See fewer
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6
Godfrey Cambridge
Himself / Himself - Guest Himself / Himself - Guest   See fewer
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5
Pearl Bailey
Herself / Herself - Guest Herself / Herself - Guest   See fewer
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5
Phyllis Diller
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Oscar Levant
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Dickie Henderson
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Jayne Mansfield
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Buddy Hackett
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Allen Funt
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Gordon MacRae
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Nat 'King' Cole
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Bruce Brown
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Robert Morley
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Sheila MacRae
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Jack Burns
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Avery Schreiber
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Robert Goulet
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Sam Levenson
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Señor Wences
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Malcolm Muggeridge
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Woody Allen
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Judy Garland
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Kate Smith
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Nancy Wilson
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Gene Sheldon
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Alan Bennett
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Victor Borge
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Shelley Berman
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George Gobel
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Betty Johnson
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Richard Burton
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Victor Spinetti
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Tom Ewell
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Steve Lawrence
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Carl Reiner
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Bill Dana
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Jeremy Vernon
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Burr Tillstrom
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Bob Williams
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Joe Garagiola
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Robert Merrill
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George Burns
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Peggy Cass
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Peter Cook
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Mary Ford
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Gisele MacKenzie
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Jonathan Miller
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Dudley Moore
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Les Paul
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John Scarne
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Michael Bentine
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Arthur Godfrey
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Barry Goldwater
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Hugh Downs
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Mary Martin
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Joe E. Lewis
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Cliff Arquette
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Thelma Ritter
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John William Sublett
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Tippy Walker
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Libby Morris
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Fred Demara
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Ted Kennedy
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Mahalia Jackson
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Jack E. Leonard
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