The Farmer’s Daughter

Jim 1950s - 1960s

Aired 1963-66

DAD: Glen Morley (William Windom) / Widower

DAD’S JOB: Congressman

KIDS: Steve (14), Danny (8)

WHERE’S MOM?: Dead, not recently – unknown causes.

STAND-IN “MOM”: Katy Holstrum (Inger Stevens)

Okay, turn the focus on the TV Single Dad format to the foreign-born domestic, responsible for the kids’ well-being. This is basically The Sound of Music set in 1960’s America.

Most people know about Inger Stevens’ tragic death, but not many people know that Inger Stevens was raised by a real-life single dad.