162. The Hitchhiker

Michael Douglas plays Jerome Williams, who is holding up a bank.

Jerome Williams (played by a young Michael Douglas) holds up a bank, as you can see.

Jerome Williams: Bank Robbery, Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution, Attempted Murder.

Original air date: 28 February 1971.

Guest villain Michael Douglas would rise to prominence in another Quinn Martin series, The Streets of San Francisco. Mr. Douglas played Inspector Steve Keller from 1972 to 1976. Mr. Douglas is the son of actor Kirk Douglas, and currently the husband of Catherine Zeta-Jones. He is, of course, a noted actor and director in his own right. Ms. Zeta-Jones was a 17-month-old toddler living in Wales when this episode aired!

Cast

Performer Role
Michael Douglas Jerome “Jerry” Williams
Donna Mills Mary Anne Collins
Peggy McCay Margaret Collins
Skip Ward Lethan Miles
Richard Kelton Chuck Davis
Forrest Compton S.A.C. Edgar Brocton
Burke Byrnes Joe Williams
Barry Cahill Harold Potter
Robert Brubaker Fred Collins
John Kroger Agent Ray Camden
John Ward Agent Clinton Hyner
Jenny Hecht The girl
Wadsworth Taylor The surgeon
Robert Duggan The officer
Philip Christopher The gas station attendant
Bob Golden The state police officer
Directed by: Virgil Vogel
Written by: Mark Rodgers

 

 

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