FYI - Indeed Dean Butler played Moondoggie in The 'New' Gidget on TV from 1986 to 1988. However, he's definitely not the original.
There were three Gidget movies first:
Gidget Goes Hawaiian (1961)
Gidget Goes To Rome (1963)
James Darren played the original Moondoggie in all of the above three movies.
Then there was the first Gidget tv show in 1965 starring future Oscar winner Sally Field - her first start on TV.
John Hutcherson plays Peeta Malark
Who plays Dr. Jo Harding?
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