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Captain Kangaroo Cast List

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Captain Kangaroo cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Captain Kangaroo main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these Captain Kangaroo stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Captain Kangaroo focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Captain Kangaroo that are on here as well.

Everything from Bill Cosby to Chuck McCann is included on this poll.

If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from Captain Kangaroo?" or "Who starred on Captain Kangaroo?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

In most cases you can click on the names of these popular Captain Kangaroo actors and actresses to find out more information about them. If you're looking for a particular Captain Kangaroo actor or actress, then type their name into the "search" bar to find them directly.
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    Bill Cosby

    The Cosby Show, Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
    William Henry Cosby Jr. (; born July 12, 1937) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, musician, author, and convicted sex offender. He held an active career for over six decades before being...  more
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    Bill McCutcheon

    Captain Kangaroo, Howdy Doody
    James William McCutcheon (May 23, 1924 – January 9, 2002) was an American character actor known for his roles in film, television, and theatre, several of which won him Emmy and Tony awards....  more
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    Bob Keeshan

    Captain Kangaroo, Howdy Doody
    Robert James Keeshan (June 27, 1927 – January 23, 2004) was an American television producer and actor. He created and played the title role in the children's television program Captain Kangaroo,...  more
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    Chuck McCann

    DuckTales, TaleSpin
    Charles John Thomas McCann (September 2, 1934 – April 8, 2018) was an American actor, voice artist, comedian, puppeteer, commercial presenter and television host, he was best known for his work in...  more
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    Debbie Weems

    Captain Kangaroo
    Deborah Weems (February 1, 1950 - February 22, 1978) was an American actress and singer. She is best remembered for her recurring roles on the children's television program Captain Kangaroo....  more
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    Hugh Brannum

    Captain Kangaroo
    Hugh Brannum (January 5, 1910 – April 19, 1987) was an American vocalist, arranger, composer, and actor best known for his role as Mr. Green Jeans on the children's television show Captain Kangaroo....  more
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    Kevin Clash

    Sesame Street, Dinosaurs
    Kevin Jeffrey Clash (born September 17, 1960) is an American puppeteer, director and producer whose characters included Elmo, Clifford, Benny Rabbit, and Hoots the Owl from Sesame Street; and Azibo...  more
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    Sam Levine

    Captain Kangaroo
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    James Wall

    Captain Kangaroo
    James Earl "Jimmy" Wall (December 12, 1917 – October 27, 2010) was an American stage manager and actor. Having performed on radio, theater, and in the Army during World War II, Wall worked as a stage...  more
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    Cosmo 'Gus' Allegretti

    Captain Kangaroo
    Cosmo 'Gus' Allegretti is an actor....
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    Carolyn Mignini

    Captain Kangaroo
    Carolyn Mignini is an actress....
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    John Burstein

    Captain Kangaroo, Investigative Reports
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    Jane Connell

    Captain Kangaroo, Big Brother Jake
    Jane Sperry Connell (pronounced con-NELL, née Bennett; October 27, 1925 – September 22, 2013) was an American actress and singer....  more