Mike Minor, American actor, Died at 75

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Mike Minor/ Birthname Michael Fedderson was born on December 7, 1940, and died on January 25. 2016.

He was an American actor.

He probably was best known for his role as Steve Elliott on Petticoat Junction (1966–1970).

He was the son of television producer Don Fedderson.

Mike started his voice lessons in 1953 at the age of 13.

Mr. Minor first song at Ye Little Club in Beverly Hills, where he was engaged for two weeks and held over for 10.

Mike received his education at the University High School in Los Angeles and Brown Military Academy in San Diego.

After that, he then appeared at Bimbo’s in San Francisco, the Rat Fink Room in New York, the Elegante in Brooklyn, Izzy’s Supper Club in Vancouver and the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.

Mike Minor played the character Steve Elliott on Petticoat Junction in seasons four through seven (1966-70).

His personality played was a pilot, crashed his airplane in Hooterville, then recovered and later married Betty Jo Bradley.

Following the Seasons 6 and 7 of the series focuses on the couple and their newborn daughter Kathy Jo Elliott.

Wrongly reported in many sources that Minor sang the series’ title song; in fact, it was sung by Curt Massey, the series music composer who co-wrote the song with show creator and producer Paul Henning.

Mike other television credits are The Donald O’Connor Show (1968 version), The Beverly Hillbillies, CHiPs, Vega$, and L.A. Law.

Minor took on daytime television, in the 1970s

Mike had some brief roles on The Edge of Night and As the World Turns.

In the 1980s, Mike appeared as Brandon Kingsley on All My Children (1980–1982) and as Dr. Royal Dunning on Another World (1983–1984).