Darren McGavin

Darren McGavin

  • Born on
    • May 7th, 1922
  • Died on
    • February 25th, 2006
Was an American actor best known for playing the title role in the television horror series Kolchak: The Night Stalker and his portrayal in the film A Christmas Story of the grumpy father given to bursts of profanity that he never realizes his son overhears. He appeared as the tough-talking, funny detective in the 1950s television series Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer. From 1959-1961, McGavin starred in the NBC western series Riverboat, first with Burt Reynolds and then with Noah Beery, Jr. Description above from the Wikipedia article Darren McGavin licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Acting (34 Credits)

1995Billy Madison as Brian Madison
1994A Perfect Stranger as John Henry Phillips
1992Happy Hell Night as Henry Collins
1991Blood and Concrete as Hank Dick
1990By Dawn's Early Light as Condor - Secretary of Interior
1990Captain America as General Fleming
1989Around the World in 80 Days as Benjamin Mudge
1988Inherit the Wind as E.K. Hornbeck
1988Dead Heat as Dr. Ernest McNab
1987From the Hip as Craig Duncan
1986Raw Deal as Chief Harry Shannon
1985Turk 182 as Det. Kowalski
1984The Natural as Gus Sands (uncredited)
1983A Christmas Story as The Old Man (Mr. Parker)
1980Hangar 18 as Harry Forbes
1980The Martian Chronicles as Sam Parkhill
1978Hot Lead and Cold Feet as Mayor Ragsdale
1978Hot Lead and Cold Feet as Mayor Ragsdale
1977Airport '77 as Stan Buchek
1976No Deposit, No Return as Duke
1974Kolchak: The Night Stalker as Carl Kolchak
1973The Night Strangler as Carl Kolchak
1973The Six Million Dollar Man as Oliver Spencer
1972The Night Stalker as Carl Kolchak
1972Something Evil as Paul Worden
1970The Tribe as Drake
1965The Great Sioux Massacre as Captain Frederick William Benton
1964Bullet for a Badman as Sam Ward
1957The Delicate Delinquent as Mike Damon
1955The Cheney Vase
1955Summertime as Eddie Yaeger
1955The Man with the Golden Arm as Louie
1955The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell as Capt. Russ Peters
1945A Song to Remember as Student (uncredited)


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