Submitted by nwhite on Wed, 2014-11-12 11:55
A pioneer of children’s television. “Kukla, Fran and Ollie” was broadcast nationally in 1949 by the NBC television network. In 1960 Tillstrom performed “An Evening with Kukla, Fran, and Ollie” on Broadway, and later appeared on public television and as the host of the “CBS Children’s Film Festival.” Tillstrom’s many awards include five Emmys.
1917 - 1985