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Kit Smythe

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Occupation  TV & Stage Actress
Name  Kit Smythe
Ex-spouse  Denny Miller
Years active  1964-Present
Role  Television actress
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Gilligan's Island Pilot Theme Song (Opening & Closing Credits 1964)


Kit Smythe (born 1940) is an American Broadway and television actress.

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Career

Kit Smythe smiling while wearing a bodysuit and stockings

Smythe's first acting job was when she was noticed by Sherwood Schwartz, and assigned to play the role of "Ginger" in the pilot episode of Gilligan's Island. Smythe's character of Ginger was a secretary, as was another character "Bunny" played by Nancy McCarthy. After Gilligan's Island's pilot, Smythe did not continue with the series, and was instead replaced by Tina Louise who plays Ginger Grant.

Kit Smythe smiling while wearing a pink long sleeves

She would go on to appear in TV series such as Bewitched (1964), The Farmer's Daughter (1965), Burke's Law (1965), and Gunsmoke (1966). Smythe's final television acting performance was in an episode of Police Woman in 1976.

Kit Smythe smiling while wearing a black hat, silver bikini, and white wings

As of 2005, Smythe was still performing as a showgirl in The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies in Palm Springs, California.

Alan Hale Jr., John Gabriel, Nancy McCarthy, and Kit Smythe talking to each other in a scene from the 1964 tv series, Gilligan's Island

Filmography

1992 Gilligan's Island (TV Series)
Ginger
- Marooned (1992)
1976 Police Woman (TV Series)
Barbara Crawford
- Task Force: Part I (1976)
1972 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series)
The Lady Patient
- Father Knows Worst (1972)
1966 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Ivy
- The Hanging (1966)
1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Louise Hovey
- The Man's Men (1965)
1965 The Farmer's Daughter (TV Series)
Eve
- Exit Katy (1965)
1964 Bewitched (TV Series)
Gertrude
- Love Is Blind (1964)
1965 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.28 (1965)
2013 We Have a Dream (Video)
1999 E! True Hollywood Story (TV Series documentary)
- Gilligan's Island (1999)
1999 E! True Hollywood Story (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Gilligan's Island (1999)
1965 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series)
Self
- Episode #2.28 (1965)
1963 Talent Scouts (TV Series)
Self
- Episode dated 30 July 1963 (1963)

References

Kit Smythe Wikipedia