There were some well-known relations among the cast of Bewitched.
Yet there were also guest stars and extras that have famous relatives,
as well. This page examines the famous family trees of the Bewitched
cast and crew.
The most well-known
family links are to Elizabeth Montgomery. Director and producer Bill
Asher (I Love Lucy, Johnny Cool, and Beach Blanket
Bingo) was her husband throughout the 8-year run of the show. Her
father was the distinguished Robert Montgomery (Lady in the Lake,
Night Must Fall). She was also married to actors Gig Young (They
Shoot Horses, Don't They?) and and Robert Foxworth (Mrs. Sundance,
Harry Ackerman (who also worked with Asher on I Love Lucy) was
married to Elinor Donahue (Father Knows Best and Dr. Quinn,
Marty Ingels, who
played Dan in #82, is married to Shirley
Jones (The Partridge Family). Jones was previously married to
Jack Cassidy from #142 and #196,
who is the father to David Cassidy (The Partridge Family) and
Shaun Cassidy (The Hardy Boys).
Jones Bewitched These Guest Stars
Bridget Hanley appeared
in #84 and was married to the late
Bewitched director E.W.Swackhamer.
Michael Ansara, who
played Rufus the Red in #79, was married
to Barbara Eden (I Dream of Jeannie).
Another Bewitched & I Dream of Jeannie Crossover
Mabel Albertson, who
played Darrin's mother, was mother-in-law to Cloris Leachman (The
Mary Tyler Moore Show) and sister to Jack Albertson (Chico
and the Man, The Poseidon Adventure).
Jill Foster (one of
many Bettys at McMann & Tate) was married to Bewitched writer/story
editor Bernard Slade (The Partridge Family).
who played Marshall in #6, is brother
to Jerry Mathers (Leave It to Beaver).
Mathers Boys: Brothers or Clones?
Lloyd Bochner, who
appeared in #161, is father to actor
Danny Bonaduce, who
appeared as the boy with the chimp in #162
and the bad boy at Tabitha's party in #178,
is son to TV writer, Joseph Bonaduce (One Day at a Time, Little
House on the Prairie, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, and others).
Nancy Priddy, who
appeared as Esmeralda's pretty reflection in #226
and the flight attendant in #203,
is TV star Christina Applegate's (Married...with Children and
Applegate's Mom was Bewitched
Joanne Moore, who
played the pretentious Daphne in #99,
was married to actor Ryan O'Neil (Love Story and Paper Moon)
and is Tatum O'Neil's (youngest Oscar winner ever for Paper Moon)
who played Darrin-chasers Sheila Sommers and Clio Vanita, is married
to the celebrated Zubin Mehta, who conducted the New York Philharmonic
Orchestra for years and still travels as a guest maestro for some of
the world's best music ensembles.
Mehtas Made Music Together and She Left Her Acting Career
Beverly Adams, who
played Danger O'Reilly in #30, was
married to hair stylist and product mogul Vidal Sassoon. She is mother
to the late model/actress Catya Sassoon.