Edd Byrnes


Edd Byrnes became a teen idol from his role as Kookie on the hip detective series “77 Sunset Strip.” Kookie was the cool young parking lot attendant at the club next to the detective agency run by two smooth PI’s played by Roger Smith and Efrem Zimbalist Jr. Byrnes character was a breakout star, snapping his fingers and combing his ducktail on the popular series that ran on ABC in the late 1950s to early 1960s.

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I would like to express my deepest sympathies for the loss of your loved one, who will be remembered for his contribution to the film industry. May you find comfort and help in God during this time of mourning.

As a teenager watching the show and just in awe as I watched you walk out of the club with the comb in your hair and looking so debonair. RIP

I am sorry regarding the loss of your loved one. May the God of Comfort, continue to comfort the family, during these difficult times.

I just loved him! My girlfriend named her Cat Edd, after him. Then.....Edd had kittens! I loved him in the movie Yellowstone Kelly with Clint Walker. When he died at the end, I was crushed. He was great in the movie Grease. He was a big part of my teenage years. Later on, he stayed out of the limelight. Good for him! One of a kind. I will miss him! Joyce Granville - San Francisco Bay Area

Logan and Asa sorry for your loss. Edd will be missed tremendously.
My thoughts are with you during your time grief

RIP Edd, we love you!!

My condolences to the family and friends of Edd "Kookie" Burns. I was a fan of his and faithfully watched 77 Sunset Strip. The loss of a parent or friend who has lived a long life is still heart breaking. May the comfort from our loving God bring peace and warmth. Continue to cherish the wonderful memories you shared.
Jeremiah 29:11, 12

MY , GRANDPA GREW UP WATCHING 77 SUNSET STRIP ...... AND , EVER SINCE THEN : I , GOT THE POSTER FROM MY GRANDPA ..... FAREWELL TO YOU SIR !!!!!!! MARK 1:08-1:11 ?????????? MATTHEW 26:17-14:10 ........ JOHN 2:07-2:25 ????????? & PROVERBS 4:10 ..........

Christian Committal Prayer:
Having commended Mr. Brynes, our companion on lifes journey, into the hands of God, we now committ his body to the elements; confident that the one who has made us shall not leave us in the dust, but in Christ give us eternal life. We look to the final day when, as the scripture promise, God will wipe every tear from their eyes. There shall be an end to death, and mourning and crying and pain, for the older order has passed away (Revelation 21:14)

I grew up in the 50's, and was a big fan of "77 Sunset Strip". It was always exciting, since I lived off of Sunset and Laurel Canyon. R.I.P. Edd ("Kookie").