Five Fingers (TV series)

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Five Fingers is an NBC adventure/drama series set in Europe during the Cold War loosely based on the 1952 film 5 Fingers, starring James Mason and Danielle Darrieux.wikipedia
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David Hedison

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David Hedison starred as Victor Sebastian, an American counterintelligence officer with the code name "Five Fingers".
In 1959, when he was cast in the role of Victor Sebastian in the short-lived espionage television series Five Fingers, NBC insisted that he change his name.

Luciana Paluzzi

Luciana Paluzzi played Simone Genet, Sebastian's singer client and romantic interest.
In 1959–60, Paluzzi appeared with David Hedison in the short-lived espionage television series, Five Fingers.

Paul Burke (actor)

Paul Burke
Paul Burke played Robertson, Sebastian's contact man.
In the 1957–58 season, Burke appeared as Jeff Kittridge in five episodes of Barry Sullivan's adventure/drama series, Harbormaster. Burke also guest-starred on episodes of The Lone Ranger, Tightrope, Dragnet, Adventures of Superman, The Man and the Challenge, and M Squad. In the 1959–60 season, he appeared as Robertson in the NBC espionage series Five Fingers, starring with David Hedison.

Michael J. Pollard

"The Unknown Town" (Michael J. Pollard) - October 24, 1959
That same year Pollard appeared in the episode "The Unknown Town" of David Hedison's 16-segment NBC espionage TV series Five Fingers.

Nehemiah Persoff

"The Moment of Truth" (Nehemiah Persoff and Jack Warden) - October 17, 1959
His many television credits include Five Fingers ("The Moment of Truth"), The Big Valley ("Legend of a General", Parts I & II, episode), Alfred Hitchcock Presents ("Heart of Gold" episode), The Twilight Zone ("Judgment Night"), The Untouchables, Naked City, Route 66 (two episodes), Seaway ("Last Voyage" episode, 1965), The Legend of Jesse James, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Gunsmoke, Gilligan's Island, The Wild Wild West, The High Chaparral ("Fiesta" episode, 1970), Hawaii Five-O (7 episodes), Ellery Queen ("The Adventure of the Pharaoh's Curse" episode), Mission: Impossible (3 episodes), Adam-12 ("Vendetta" episode), The Mod Squad and Barney Miller (2 different characters in a total of 3 episodes).

Joanna Moore

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Two additional episodes, "A Shot in the Dark" (Neile Adams and Joanna Cook Moore) and "Counterfeit" (Cesar Romero), were unaired.
From 1960 to 1961, she guest-starred on Five Fingers, The Rebel, Hong Kong, The Untouchables, 77 Sunset Strip, Going My Way, and Empire.

John McGiver

"The Assassin" (John McGiver) - November 7, 1959
In 1959, McGiver appeared in the episode "The Assassin" of NBC's espionage drama Five Fingers, starring David Hedison.

Clu Gulager

"The Temple of the Swinging Doll" (Viveca Lindfors, Clu Gulager, Rodolfo Hoyos, Jr., and Sterling Holloway) - November 28, 1959
In the fall of 1959, he appeared in the episode "The Temple of the Swinging Doll" of NBC's short-lived espionage drama Five Fingers, starring David Hedison.

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Five Fingers is an NBC adventure/drama series set in Europe during the Cold War loosely based on the 1952 film 5 Fingers, starring James Mason and Danielle Darrieux.
Five Fingers was adapted into a 1959-1960 16-episode TV series, starring David Hedison and Luciana Paluzzi.

Martin Manulis

Martin Manulis and Herbert Bayard Swope, Jr., son of legendary journalist Herbert Bayard Swope, were the producers of Five Fingers.
After leaving Playhouse 90, Manulis was the "head of television" for 20th Century Fox Television where he was responsible for creating and producing the series, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Adventures in Paradise, and Five Fingers.

Sterling Holloway

"The Temple of the Swinging Doll" (Viveca Lindfors, Clu Gulager, Rodolfo Hoyos, Jr., and Sterling Holloway) - November 28, 1959
Some other series on which he performed include Five Fingers (episode "The Temple of the Swinging Doll"), The Untouchables, The Real McCoys ("The Jinx"), Hazel, Pete and Gladys, The Twilight Zone ("What's in the Box"), The Brothers Brannagan, Gilligan's Island, The Andy Griffith Show, The Donald O'Connor Show, Peter Gunn, F Troop, and Moonlighting.

Martin Balsam

"The Search for Edvard Stoyan" (Martin Balsam) - January 9, 1960
He appeared in many other television drama series, including Decoy with Beverly Garland, The Twilight Zone (episodes "The Sixteen Millimeter Shrine" and "The New Exhibit"), as a psychologist in the pilot episode, Five Fingers, Target: The Corruptors!, The Eleventh Hour, Breaking Point, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Fugitive, and Mr. Broadway, as a retired U.N.C.L.E. agent in The Man from U.N.C.L.E. episode, "The Odd Man Affair", and guest-starred in the two-part Murder, She Wrote episode, "Death Stalks the Big Top".

Alan Young

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"Thin Ice" (Peter Lorre, Brett Halsey, and Alan Young) - December 19, 1959
He appeared in the NBC espionage drama Five Fingers ("Thin Ice", 1959), starring David Hedison.

Brett Halsey

Bret Halsey
"Thin Ice" (Peter Lorre, Brett Halsey, and Alan Young) - December 19, 1959
Halsey appeared in the episode "Thin Ice" in 1959 of Five Fingers.

Rodolfo Hoyos Jr.

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"The Temple of the Swinging Doll" (Viveca Lindfors, Clu Gulager, Rodolfo Hoyos, Jr., and Sterling Holloway) - November 28, 1959
That same year, he played Rios in "The Temple of the Swinging Doll" on the NBC espionage series, Five Fingers, and Police Chief Gomez in "The Bay of the Dead" on Markham, a CBS series starring Ray Milland.

Cesar Romero

Two additional episodes, "A Shot in the Dark" (Neile Adams and Joanna Cook Moore) and "Counterfeit" (Cesar Romero), were unaired.
Five Fingers in episode "Counterfeit", never aired on NBC (1960)

Edgar Bergen

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"Dossier" (Edgar Bergen) - October 10, 1959
In 1959, he appeared in the second episode titled "Dossier" of the NBC espionage series Five Fingers starring David Hedison.

Peter Lorre

"Thin Ice" (Peter Lorre, Brett Halsey, and Alan Young) - December 19, 1959
Lorre appeared in NBC's espionage drama Five Fingers (1959), starring David Hedison, in the episode "Thin Ice", and, in 1960, in Rawhide as Victor Laurier in "The Incident of the Slavemaster" and in Wagon Train as Alexander Portlass in "The Alexander Portlass Story".

Eva Gabor

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"Station Break" (Eva Gabor and Tyler McVey) - October 3, 1959

Jack Warden

"The Moment of Truth" (Nehemiah Persoff and Jack Warden) - October 17, 1959

Ray Anthony

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"Operation Ramrod" (Ray Anthony) - December 26, 1959
In the 1959-1960 television season, he guest-starred in the episode "Operation Ramrod" of David Hedison's espionage series Five Fingers on NBC.

John Banner

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"The Final Dream" (Cesare Danova and John Banner) - December 5, 1959

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Five Fingers is an NBC adventure/drama series set in Europe during the Cold War loosely based on the 1952 film 5 Fingers, starring James Mason and Danielle Darrieux.

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Five Fingers is an NBC adventure/drama series set in Europe during the Cold War loosely based on the 1952 film 5 Fingers, starring James Mason and Danielle Darrieux.