Dana Elcar

Dana Elcar

  • Born on
    • October 10th, 1927
  • Died on
    • June 6th, 2005
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dana Elcar (October 10, 1927 – June 6, 2005) was an American television and movie character actor. Although he appeared in about 40 films, his most memorable role was on the 1980s and 1990s television series MacGyver as Peter Thornton, an administrator working for the Phoenix Foundation. Elcar had appeared in the pilot episode of MacGyver as Andy Colson (a completely different character), but was later cast as Peter Thornton, making his first regular appearance in the 11th episode of the first season. Description above from the Wikipedia article Dana Elcar, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Starring Dana Elcar on Plex


Acting (22 Credits)

1986Murder in Three Acts as Dr. Strange
1985MacGyver as Pete Thornton
1984All of Me as Burton Schuyler
19842010: The Year We Make Contact as Dimitri Moisevitch
1983Quarterback Princess as Mr. Caine
1981Buddy Buddy as Capt. Hubris
1981Condorman as Russ Devlin
1980The Nude Bomb as Chief
1980The Last Flight of Noah's Ark as Benchley
1979The Champ as Hoffmaster
1976Black Sheep Squadron as Thomas A. Lard
1976Baby Blue Marine as Sheriff Wenzel
1976St. Ives as Lt. Charles Blunt
1975Baretta as Inspector Shiller
1975Report to the Commissioner as Chief Perna
1973The Sting as F.B.I. Agent Polk
1972The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid as Allen
1971A Gunfight as Marv Green
1970Soldier Blue as Capt. Battles
1969The Learning Tree as Kirky
1968The Boston Strangler as Luis Schubert
1964Fail Safe as FosterWatch Free


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