Bachelor Father

Bachelor Father

Bentley Gregg was a very wealthy Hollywood attorney who lived with his niece Kelly in Beverly Hills. Bentley legally became Kelly's legal guardian after her parents died in a car accident when she was only 13 years old. He spent most of his time practicing law, but found time to fulifll his social life by dating some very glamourous women. He also went through 5 secretaries in 5 years.

Kelly spent most of her time looking for the perfect wife for her uncle and was best friends with Ginger, whose last name changed 3 times in 5 years on the show.

The show holds a distinction for airing on all three major networks at the time during it's 5 year run.

CBS Sundays 7:30PM - 8:00 PM September 1957-June 1959
NBC Thursdays 9:00 PM - 9:30 PM June 1959 - September 1961
ABC Tuesdays 8:00PM - 8:30 PM October 1961-September 1962

Episode Info

Final: 5x40 -- Curfew Shall Not Ring Tonight (Jun/26/1962)

John ForsytheJohn Forsythe
As Bentley Gregg
Noreen CorcoranNoreen Corcoran
As Kelly Gregg
Sammee TongSammee Tong
As Peter Tong

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Recurring Guests

Bernadette Withers as Ginger (9 eps)
Beal Wong as Grandpa Ling (5 eps)
Jimmy Boyd as Howard Meechum (2 eps)

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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Comedy | Family
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: ABC ( USA)
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: September 15, 1957
Ended: September 25, 1962
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