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Edd Byrnes

Edd Byrnes

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Born: July 30, 1933 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1989:
Last screen appearance to date, "Troop Beverly Hills"
1969:
TV-movie debut, "The Silent Gun" (ABC)
1958:
Appeared in the ABC TV special "Girl on the Run"; the pilot for "77 Sunset Strip"; played character named Kenneth Smiley
1959:
Had hit record, "Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb", recorded with Connie Stevens
1979:
Was series regular as the emcee of the lottery on the short-lived NBC anthology series "Sweepstakes"
1957:
Breakthrough screen role in "Reform School Girls"
1958:
Played regular role of parking lot attendent (later private detective) Gerald 'Kookie' Kookson on "77 Sunset Strip" (ABC)
1955:
Moved to Hollywood
1978:
Returned to features as disc jockey Vince Fontaine in "Grease"
1956:
Screen debut, "Fear Strikes Out"

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