Last Updated on: February 14th, 2023

zorro show 1957“Zorro” is a television series that aired from 1957 to 1959. It was a popular adventure series based on the fictional character of Zorro, created by Johnston McCulley in 1919. The show starred Guy Williams as the dashing and masked hero, who fought against the corrupt colonial authorities in the Spanish-controlled California of the 1800s.

In the show, Zorro was the alter-ego of Don Diego de la Vega, a wealthy nobleman who pretended to be a foppish and cowardly character in order to avoid suspicion. However, when danger threatened, Don Diego would secretly become Zorro and use his sword fighting skills and cunning to defend the oppressed people of California.

The show was produced by Walt Disney Productions and became a hit with audiences around the world. It featured exciting action scenes, suspenseful storylines, and memorable music. The character of Zorro has remained popular and has been the subject of numerous adaptations in various media since the original series aired.

Additional Details:

  • Year of Debut: 1957
  • Year of Finale: 1959
  • Type of Series: Live-Action
  • TV Channel/Platform: ABC
  • IMDB Link


  • Guy Williams: Don Diego de la Vega / Zorro
  • George Lewis: Don Alejandro de la Vega
  • Gene Sheldon: Bernardo
  • Henry Calvin: Sergeant Demetrio Lopez Garcia


  • Executive Producers: Bill Anderson and Walt Disney

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