Saturday, 6 October 2012

1969, Television: Marcus Welby, M.D.

"Marcus Welby, M.D.", an American medical television series, aired on ABC from September 23, 1969, to July 29, 1976. Main stars were Robert Young (Dr. Marcus Welby) and James Brolin (Dr. Steven Kiley). The series was produced by David Victor and David J. O'Connell. The show ended its run in 1976 after a total of 172 episodes were made.

Synopsis
The show tells the story of the doctors Marcus Welby, a general practitioner and Steven Kiley, Welby's young assistant. The two try to treat people as individuals in an age of specialized medicine and uncaring doctors...
Robert Young as Dr. Marcus Welby
 
Main Cast
  • Robert Young as Dr. Marcus Welby
  • James Brolin as Dr. Steven Kiley
  • Elena Verdugo as Consuelo Lopez
  • Pamela Hensley as Janet Blake
  • Sharon Gless as Kathleen Faverty
James Brolin as Dr. Steven Kiley
 
Awards
  • Eddie (American Cinema Editors) for Best Edited Television Program: Gene Palmer (1970)
  • Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography for Entertainment Programming - For a Series or a Single Program of a Series: Walter Strenge (1970)
  • Emmy for Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series: Robert Young (1970)
  • Emmy for Outstanding Dramatic Series: David Victor & David J. O'Connell (1970)
  • Emmy for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Drama: James Brolin (1970)
  • Golden Globe for Best TV Show – Drama (1970)
  • Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor – Television: James Brolin (1971)
  • Image Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Dramatic Series or Miniseries or Television Movie: Elena Verdugo (1971)
  • Golden Globe for Best TV Actor – Drama: Robert Young (1972)
  • Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor – Television: James Brolin (1973)



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