The Millionaire is an American anthology series that aired on CBS from January 19, 1955, to June 8, 1960, originally sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive. The series explored the ways sudden and unexpected wealth changed life for better or for worse and became a five-season hit during the Golden Age of Television. It told the stories of people who were given one million dollars from a benefactor who insisted they never know him, with one exception. The series was known in syndication by two titles - The Millionaire, and as If You Had a Million.

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  1. Marvin Miller

    Marvin Miller

    Michael Anthony

  2. Paul Frees

    Paul Frees

    John Beresford Tipton

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Season 6

1959 | 36 Episodes

Season 6 of The Millionaire premiered on September 16, 1959.

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Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 30m, 25m

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