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The Twilight Zone

original American TV anthology series from 1959 to 1964

The Twilight Zone


Genre fantasy television and science fiction
Composer Bernard Herrmann
Country of origin United States of America
Number of episodes 156
Number of seasons 5

About The Twilight Zone

The Twilight Zone is an American science-fiction, fantasy, psychological-supernatural horror anthology television series created by Rod Serling, which ran for five seasons on CBS from 1959 to 1964. The series consists of unrelated dramas depicting characters dealing with paranormal, futuristic, Kafkaesque, or otherwise disturbing or unusual events; characters who find themselves dealing with these strange, sometimes inexplicable happenings are said to have crossed over into "The Twilight Zone". Each story typically features a moral and a surprise ending. The series is notable for featuring both established stars and younger actors who would become more famous later on. Serling served as executive producer and head writer; he wrote or co-wrote 92 of the show's 156 episodes. He was also the show's host and narrator, delivering monologues at the beginning and end of each episode. Serling's opening and closing narrations usually summarize the episode's events encapsulating how and why the main character(s) had entered the Twilight Zone. In 1997, the episodes "To Serve Man" and "It's a Good Life" were respectively ranked at 11 and 31 on TV Guide's 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time; Serling himself stated that his favorite episodes of the series were "The Invaders" and "Time Enough at Last," In 2016, it was ranked No. 8 on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 greatest shows of all time. In 2002, The Twilight Zone was ranked No. 26 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time. In 2013, the Writers Guild of America ranked it as the third best-written TV series ever and TV Guide ranked it as the fifth greatest show of all time.

Main cast and crew

Cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.

Oldest

50 years, 6 months, 17 days

Youngest

50 years, 6 months, 17 days

Born first

25 December 1924

Died first

28 June 1975

Born last

25 December 1924

Died last

28 June 1975

Other cast and crew

Supporting cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.

Oldest

99 years, 11 months, 6 days

Youngest

49 years, 12 months, 3 days

Born first

20 March 1903

Died first

29 June 1978

Born last

28 December 1960

Died last

9 October 2022

American actress, comedian and singer Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett

American actress, comedian and singer

American actress  Sally Kellerman

Sally Kellerman

American actress

American voice actress June Foray

June Foray

American voice actress

American actress and author Barbara Barrie

Barbara Barrie

American actress and author

American actor  John Astin

John Astin

American actor

American stand-up comedian Don Rickles

Don Rickles

American stand-up comedian

American actress Vera Miles

Vera Miles

American actress

American actress  Julie Newmar

Julie Newmar

American actress

Canadian actress and dancer Ruta Lee

Ruta Lee

Canadian actress and dancer

actress Nancy Kulp

Nancy Kulp

actress

American actress  Mariette Hartley

Mariette Hartley

American actress

actress Elizabeth Montgomery

Elizabeth Montgomery

actress

American actress Sherry Jackson

Sherry Jackson

American actress

English actor  Donald Pleasence

Donald Pleasence

English actor

American film and television actor James Coburn

James Coburn

American film and television actor

actor, disc jockey Bob Crane

Bob Crane

actor, disc jockey

American actor  Orson Bean

Orson Bean

American actor

American filmmaker  Richard Donner

Richard Donner

American filmmaker

American actor Dabbs Greer

Dabbs Greer

American actor

American actress  Eileen Ryan

Eileen Ryan

American actress

English-American actor Patrick Macnee

Patrick Macnee

English-American actor

American actor Veronica Cartwright

Veronica Cartwright

American actor

American actress Terri Garber

Terri Garber

American actress

American actress  Barbara Perry

Barbara Perry

American actress

American actress Kim Hamilton

Kim Hamilton

American actress

American actor Fredd Wayne

Fredd Wayne

American actor

American actor Martin Milner

Martin Milner

American actor

American actor  Arte Johnson

Arte Johnson

American actor

American actor Jason Wingreen

Jason Wingreen

American actor

actor Edgar Buchanan

Edgar Buchanan

actor

actor Jack Warden

Jack Warden

actor

actress Irene Tedrow

Irene Tedrow

actress

American actor Harold Gould

Harold Gould

American actor

American character actor Jack Albertson

Jack Albertson

American character actor

actress Lois Nettleton

Lois Nettleton

actress

actor, film director  Richard Erdman

Richard Erdman

actor, film director

American actress Norma Connolly

Norma Connolly

American actress

American actress Patricia Breslin

Patricia Breslin

American actress

television and film director Robert Butler

Robert Butler

television and film director

actress Phyllis Kirk

Phyllis Kirk

actress

American actor  Josip Elic

Josip Elic

American actor

American writer Ralph Senensky

Ralph Senensky

American writer