Tightrope (1959)

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Tightrope is an American crime drama series that aired on CBS from September 1959 to September 1960, under the alternate sponsorship of the J.B. Williams Company, and American Tobacco. Produced by Russell Rouse and Clarence Greene in association with Screen Gems, the series stars Mike Connors as an undercover agent named "Nick" who was assigned to infiltrate criminal gangs. The show was to have originally been titled Undercover Man but it was changed before going to air.

  1. Russell Rouse


  2. Clarence Greene


Series Cast

  1. Mike Connors as

    Mike Connors

    37 Episodes

  2. Jesse White as

    Jesse White

    2 Episodes

  3. Tom McKee

    Captain Camillo, Lt. Marley

    2 Episodes

  4. James Anderson as

    James Anderson

    1 Episode

  5. Alan Reed as

    Alan Reed

    1 Episode

  6. John Marley as

    John Marley

    1 Episode

  7. Bill Quinn

    1 Episode

  8. Alan Baxter as

    Alan Baxter

    1 Episode

  9. George Mitchell as

    George Mitchell

    1 Episode

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Last Season

Season 1

1959 • 37 Episodes

Season 1 of Tightrope premiered on September 8, 1959.

Bullets and Ballet

(1x37, May 31, 1960) Season Finale

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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