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Frank Cady (born September 8, 1915), is an American actor best known for his role as storekeeper Sam Drucker in the Petticoat Junction and Green Acres television series, which both ran at the same time in the 1960s. Events 70 - Roman forces under Titus sack Jerusalem. 1264 - The Statute of Kalisz Year 1915 ( MCMXV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year Susanville is a city and county seat of Lassen County, California, USA California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works Events 70 - Roman forces under Titus sack Jerusalem. 1264 - The Statute of Kalisz Year 1915 ( MCMXV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year The United States of America —commonly referred to as the An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works Sam Drucker (portrayed by Actor Frank Cady) was the operator of the General store in Hooterville in the fictional world of the 1960s Petticoat Junction is an American Situation comedy produced by Filmways, which originally aired on the CBS network from 1963 Green Acres is an American Television series starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor as a couple who move from New York City A television program (US television programme (UK or television show (U He also made guest appearances in The Beverly Hillbillies, also as Sam Drucker. The Beverly Hillbillies is an American Television series about a Hillbilly family transplanted to Beverly Hills California after finding
Frank also has the honor of being the only actor to play a recurring character on three TV sitcoms at the same time, The Beverly Hillbillies, Green Acres, and Petticoat Junction, from 1968 to 1969. (George Lindsey played Goober Pyle in three successive series: The Andy Griffith Show, Mayberry RFD, and Hee Haw, as did Estelle Getty as Sophia Petrillo on The Golden Girls, The Golden Palace, and Empty Nest). George Lindsey (born December 17, 1928) is an American character Actor, best known for his role as "Goober Pyle" on The Andy Griffith Show The Andy Griffith Show is an American sitcom first televised by CBS between October 3 1960 and April 1 Mayberry RFD Mayberry RFD (RFD is a postal abbreviation for Rural Free Delivery was a Spin-off, or perhaps more accurately a direct continuation of For the EP by The Birthday Party, see Hee Haw (EP Hee Haw was a Television Variety show co-hosted Estelle Scher-Gettleman ( July 25 1923 &ndash July 22 2008) better known by her Stage name Estelle Getty, was an The Golden Girls is an American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 9, The Golden Palace was a Spin-off of the sitcom The Golden Girls broadcast during the 1992–1993 season on the American Empty Nest is an American Television Sitcom that ran originally on NBC from 1988 to 1995
He also is one of only three co-stars of Petticoat Junction who stayed with the series for its entire seven-year run along with Edgar Buchanan and Linda Henning though he only appeared in 170 of the show's 222 episodes. Edgar Buchanan ( March 20, 1903 – April 4, 1979) was an American Actor with a long career in both Film Linda Kaye Henning (born September 16, 1944, in Los Angeles) is an American actress who starred on the 1960s sitcom Petticoat Junction
"Green Acres" (1965-1971) As Sam Drucker, Frank Cady over the course of the show's six year run appeared in 142 of the 170 episodes.
"The Beverly Hillbillies" (1962-1971) As Sam Drucker, Frank Cady over the course of two seasons (1968-1970) appeared in 10 episodes.
He also played Doc Williams in Ozzie and Harriet, as well as numerous supporting parts in movies, and has also appeared in television commercials for (among other products) Shasta Grape Soda. The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet was a long-running American Television series, airing on ABC from October 3, One significant film role was in George Pál's 1951 film When Worlds Collide. George Pal ( February 1, 1908 &ndash May 2, 1980) born György Pál Marczincsák, When Worlds Collide is a 1951 Science fiction film based on the 1932 novel co-written by Philip Gordon Wylie and Edwin Balmer There he was the assistant to the John Hoyt character who pushes his wheelchair. John Hoyt ( October 5, 1905 &ndash September 15, 1991) was an American film theatre and television actor He also had a prominent role in Billy Wilder's film Ace in the Hole, also known as The Big Carnival. Billy Wilder ( June 22, 1906 – March 27, 2002) was an Austrian born Jewish - American Journalist Ace in the Hole is a 1951 American Drama film. It marked a series of firsts for auteur Billy Wilder: it was the first time Ace in the Hole is a 1951 American Drama film. It marked a series of firsts for auteur Billy Wilder: it was the first time Cady had a small role (with no dialogue, and seen mostly in long shot) in one of Alfred Hitchcock's most prestigious films, Rear Window. Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE (13 Rear Window is a Suspense film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, based on Cornell Woolrich 's Short story It Had to Be Murder He can also be seen in the 1950 film Father of the Bride, requesting a martini from Spencer Tracy during the engagement party.
Frank attended Stanford University, where he was involved with the campus humor magazine, the Stanford Chaparral. Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly known as Stanford University or simply Stanford, is a private Research university located in The Stanford Chaparral (also known as the Chappie) is Stanford University 's humor Magazine, established in 1899 by
He served in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. The United States Army Air Forces ( USAAF) was the military aviation arm of the United States of America during and immediately after World War II. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including He has been married to his wife, Shirley, since 1940 and they have two children.
In 2005, he attended Eddie Albert's funeral along with Green Acres's co-stars Sid Melton and Mary Grace Canfield who portrayed the Monroe "brothers," Alf and Ralph. Edward Albert Heimberger ( April 22, 1906 &ndash May 26, 2005) better known as Eddie Albert, was an American Actor Sid Melton (b May 23 1920, Brooklyn New York is an American Actor probably best known for his roles as incompetent carpenter Mary Grace Canfield (b September 3 1926, Rochester New York) is an American actress who often played the role of a romance-starved spinster/wallflower