Skip to comments.Marty Ingels Interview: A Brooklyn Wisecracker With Hutzpah Who Became a TV Icon
Posted on 05/12/2012 11:57:01 PM PDT by nickcarraway
This is another Classic Rock Meets Classic TV segment:
Ive been a puppet, a pauper, a pirate, a poet, a pawn and a king.
Marty Ingels longevity in show business may be depicted by those unfeigned lyrics written by Dean Kay and Kelly Gordon and popularized by the "Chairman of the Board," Frank Sinatra.
View slideshow: Marty Ingels has appeared in over 100 TV shows and feature films The multi-talented Marty Ingels has contributed to the entertainment world in various manners. Gumption, perseverance, and a chance encounter with legends Carl Reiner and Sheldon Leonard, landed the kid from Brooklyn a big break on television. And it was Marty Ingels recurring and animated performances as Sol Pomeroy, Rob Petries loud-mouth Army buddy on The Dick Van Dyke Show that sparked a costarring opportunity with John Astin(Gomez -Addams Family) on the critically-acclaimed sitcom, Im Dickens, Hes Fenster. Unfortunately the sitcom, created by the legendary Leonard Stern (The Honeymooners, Sergeant Bilko, The Steve Allen Show, Get Smart, McMillan and Wife.) was cancelled after just one season and 32- episodes.
Im Dickens, Hes Fenster 50th Anniversary Collectors Edition DVD Set of the 1960s TV sitcom is available to purchase for the first time ever. Volume One includes three -discs with the first 16- episodes and never-before-seen extras and collectable bonuses. The show is about two blue-collar carpenter buddies and their day-to-day antics. Marty Ingels played bachelor Arch Fenster, and John Astin portrayed Harry Dickens, a married man who sometimes relished Fensters bachelorism. Harrys wife Kate Dickens was played by Emmaline Henry (Amanda Bellows of I Dream of Jeannie.)
Marty Ingels has appeared in over 100 TV shows and feature films. Some of the classic TV shows hes appeared on are, The Addams Family, Bewitched, Adam-12, Police Story, Chips, The Love Boat, Murder, She
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I always loved Marty Ingels but I never met him. Unfortunately, he is widely disliked in the industry. The story of him serving dessert to Carl Reiner says it all!
Good-looking women appreciate a guy with a fine sense of humor.....just look at Marty and Shirley. Didn’t work so well for me. I can make good-looking women laugh. “How about a date?” usually brings tears to their eyes.
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