The affectionate nickname of Roger “Doll” Addison (Larry Keating) given to him by his wife Kay Addison (Edna Skinner) on the sitcom MISTER ED/CBS/1961-65. During the episode “Ed the Pilgrim” set in Plymouth Rock, Kay referred to her husband as “Dolleth.

Kay also called her husband Sour Puss, Lemon Puss, Diamond Jim and Mother’s Little Financial Genius.


Born in Philadelphia, Jerome Alphonse Holst worked 30 years as a librarian. He has since retired and lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. Mr. Holst is also the author of the children’s books “Norman the Troll,” "Norman the Troll and the Haunted House," and "Gretchen and the Gremlins." In addition, he penned the fantasy novel “The Adventures of Glinda Gale,” a retelling of “The Wizard of Oz" and the reference text “The Encyclopedia of Movie and TV Insults.” .

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