1955 in television

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The year 1955 in television involved some significant events. Below is a list of television-related events during 1955.

Events[edit]

March 5: Elvis on TV (1957 movie photograph).

Debuts[edit]

Television shows[edit]

listed by starting year

Programs ending[edit]

Date Show Debut
January 27 So You Want to Lead a Band 1954
March 11 Stories of the Century
April 22 The Ray Bolger Show 1953
June 4 The Mickey Rooney Show: Hey, Mulligan 1954
June 16 Willy
June 23 The Public Defender
June 2 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse 1953
July 1 Hawkins Falls 1951
July 15 Flash Gordon 1954
August 24 My Little Margie 1952
September 1 Life with Elizabeth
September 17 Musical Chairs 1955
Muffin the Mule (UK) 1946
That's My Boy 1954
The Imogene Coca Show
The Jo Stafford Show
Place the Face 1953
Who Said That? 1948

Births[edit]

Date Name Notability
January 6 Rowan Atkinson English comedian and actor
January 9 J. K. Simmons actor
February 7 Miguel Ferrer
February 12 Arsenio Hall actor, comedian, talk-show host
February 15 Christopher McDonald actor
February 21 Kelsey Grammer actor and comedian (Cheers, Frasier)
March 17 Gary Sinise actor, producer, director.
March 29 Marina Sirtis English actress (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
April 29 Kate Mulgrew actress (Star Trek: Voyager)
May 25 Connie Sellecca actress
June 2 Dana Carvey actor and comedian
June 8 Griffin Dunne actor and director
June 9 Jimmy Smits actor
June 10 Andrew Stevens actor, producer, director
June 16 Laurie Metcalf actress
June 21 Leigh McCloskey actor (Dallas)
June 30 David Alan Grier actor and comedian
August 7 Wayne Knight
August 14 Gillian Taylforth English actress
August 27 Diana Scarwid actress
October 15 Tanya Roberts actress (Charlie's Angels)
November 13 Whoopi Goldberg actress, comedienne, talk-show host
December 3 Melody Anderson Canadian actress
Steven Culp actor (Desperate Housewives)