Mon, 06/04/2018

Remembering Kent McCray

Kent McCray

We’re sad to learn that producer/production manager Kent McCray has passed away at the age of 89. McCray began his career in television as a stagehand at NBC, before going on to work with Bob Hope on his USO Tours. He became a production manager, working on series including Bonanza and The High Chaparral, and worked for many years with Michael Landon, as a producer and production manager on Little House on the Prairie, Father Murphy, and Highway to Heaven.

Below are some selections from his 2017 interview:

On his best memories of the USO shows with Bob Hope:

On shooting the Little House on the Prairie pilot:

On the craft of being a production manager:

Watch Kent McCray’s full interview.