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The Gong Show (TV Series 1976–1980) Poster

(1976–1980)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Terry Kyne ... (1 episode, 1976)
John Dorsey ... (unknown episodes)

Series Writing Credits  

Chris Bearde ... (creator) (5 episodes, 1976-1978)
Larry Spencer ... (unknown episodes)

Series Cast  

Chuck Barris ...  Himself - Host 6 episodes, 1976-1978
Trixie Dejonge Trixie Dejonge ...  Herself 5 episodes, 1976-1978
Rocky Bonifield ...  Herself 3 episodes, 1976
Gary Owens ...  Himself - Host / ... 3 episodes, 1976
Arte Johnson ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1976-1979
Mat Plendl ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1976
Curt Vig Curt Vig ...  Themselves (The Puppets and Friends) 2 episodes, 1976
Louanne ...  Herself 2 episodes, 1978
Aesop Aquarian Aesop Aquarian ...  Himself, The Shortest Cowboy Song 1 episode, 1976
Adrienne Barbeau ...  Herself - Panelist 1 episode, 1976
Richard Dawson ...  Panelist 1 episode, 1976
Phyllis Diller ...  Herself 1 episode, 1976
Jamie Farr ...  Himself 1 episode, 1976
Huck Flyn Huck Flyn ...  Performer 1 episode, 1976
Patty Harris Patty Harris ...  Patty H 1 episode, 1976
Nancy Lee Nancy Lee ...  Herself 1 episode, 1976
Marc Siciliani ...  Elvis the Pelvis 1 episode, 1976
Anson Williams ...  Himself 1 episode, 1976
Jo Anne Worley ...  Panelist 1 episode, 1976
Hillary Carlip Hillary Carlip ...  Winner 1 episode, 1978
Michael Munoz ...  Tap Dancing Gorilla 1 episode, 1978
Dave And Karen Dave And Karen ...  Themselves 1 episode, 1979
Marvin Fulalove Marvin Fulalove ...  Himself 1 episode, 1979
Dick Green Dick Green ...  Himself 1 episode, 1979
Stan Lemkuil Stan Lemkuil ...  The Old Victrola 1 episode, 1979
Barbara McNair ...  Herself 1 episode, 1979
Jaye P. Morgan ...  Herself 1 episode, 1979
Gene Patton Gene Patton ...  Gene Gene, The Dancing Machine 1 episode, 1979
Kenny Pierce Kenny Pierce ...  Himself 1 episode, 1979
The Souvenirs The Souvenirs ...  Themselves 1 episode, 1979
Della Barris Della Barris ...  Herself / ... unknown episodes
Milton Delugg Milton Delugg ...  Himself / ... unknown episodes
Larry Spencer Larry Spencer ...  Himself / ... unknown episodes
Sivi Aberg Sivi Aberg ...  Herself - Assistant unknown episodes
Johnny Jacobs ...  Announcer (1976-1978) / ... unknown episodes
Barry Zweig Barry Zweig ...  Band With A Thug / ... unknown episodes
Jerry Maren ...  Confetti Thrower (1976) unknown episodes
John Rodby John Rodby ...  Substitute bandleader (1976) unknown episodes
Bill Neale Bill Neale ...  Band With A Thug / ... unknown episodes
Frederick Long Frederick Long ...  Himself (1977-1979) unknown episodes
Jack Clark Jack Clark ...  Announcer / ... unknown episodes
Michael McConnohie ...  The Amazing Dolphin Brothers (1978) unknown episodes
John Naulin ...  The Amazing Dolphin Brothers (1978) unknown episodes
John Barbour ...  Himself / ... unknown episodes
Marlana Clark Marlana Clark ...  Herself / ... unknown episodes
Carol Connors Carol Connors ...  Herself / ... unknown episodes
Bobby Findley Bobby Findley ...  Band With A Thug / ... unknown episodes
Jill Freeman Jill Freeman ...  Herself / ... unknown episodes
Joe Howard Joe Howard ...  "Waltah" / ... unknown episodes
David Letterman ...  Himself / ... unknown episodes
Elizabeth Maren Elizabeth Maren ...  Midget unknown episodes
Julie McCray Julie McCray ...  Herself / ... unknown episodes
Lanny Morgan Lanny Morgan ...  Band With A Thug / ... unknown episodes
Ray Neapolitan Ray Neapolitan ...  "Raybodoo" / ... unknown episodes
Rex Reed ...  Himself / ... unknown episodes
Manny Stevens Manny Stevens ...  Band With A Thug / ... unknown episodes
Mark Z. Stevens Mark Z. Stevens ...  Band With A Thug / ... unknown episodes
Frankie Verroca Frankie Verroca ...  Tony Christopher (1979) (uncredited) 1 episode, 1976
Murray Langston ...  Himself ('The Unknown Comic') / ... (uncredited) unknown episodes

Series Produced by 

Chris Bearde ... executive producer (6 episodes, 1976-1978)
Chuck Barris ... producer (1 episode, 1976)
Gene Banks ... producer (unknown episodes)
Diana Fell ... producer (unknown episodes)
Dave Gist ... assistant producer (unknown episodes)
Linda Howard ... producer (unknown episodes)

Series Music by 

Chuck Barris ... (unknown episodes)
Milton Delugg ... (unknown episodes)

Series Art Direction by 

Lynn Griffin ... (unknown episodes)
E. Jay Krause ... (unknown episodes)

Series Costume Design by 

Sanford Slepak ... (2 episodes, 1978)

Series Production Management 

Jim Styles ... unit manager (unknown episodes)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

William White ... assistant director (unknown episodes)

Series Art Department 

Joe LeDuc ... stagehand (3 episodes, 1976)
Gene Patton ... stagehand (unknown episodes)

Series Sound Department 

Rory O'Connor ... boom operator (3 episodes, 1976)
Jim Kigar ... sound (unknown episodes)

Series Special Effects by 

John Frazier ... special effects technician (3 episodes, 1976)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Ran Ballard ... electrician (1 episode, 1976)
Dick Pickens ... lighting director (unknown episodes)

Series Other crew 

Joyce Heftel ... script supervisor (1 episode, 1976)
Karl Messerschmidt ... technical director (1 episode, 1976)
John J. Hill ... stage manager (unknown episodes)
Ed Huston ... video (unknown episodes)
Dick Roecker ... technical director (unknown episodes)
Les Shaw ... video (unknown episodes)

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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