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Ken Lynch

Actor
Died February 13, 1990 (79 years)
Kenneth E. Lynch was an American radio, film, and television actor with more than 180 credits to his name. He was generally known for portraying law enforcement officers and detectives. He may have been best known for his starring role as "the Lieutenant" on Dumont detective series The Plainclothesman (49–1954), on which his face was never seen, and for his co-starring role as Sergeant Grover on McCloud.
Movies & Shows on Plex
  • The Dick Van Dyke Show
  • Bonanza
  • The Rifleman
  • Apache Rifles
  • That Girl
  • The Lucy Show
  • Make Room for Daddy
  • Death Valley Days
  • Paratroop Command
  • Steve Canyon
  • The Californians
Known For
  • McCloud
  • Apache Rifles
  • I Married a Monster from Outer Space
  • Seven Ways from Sundown
  • Dear Heart
  • Mister Buddwing
  • Paratroop Command
  • The Bonnie Parker Story
  • Checkmate
  • The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
  • Portrait of a Mobster
  • The Tall Man
  • Man or Gun
  • W
  • Arrest and Trial
  • The Lawbreakers
  • Bad Charleston Charlie

Filmography

1993
1987
Bloopermania · as Cast
1983
The Winds of War (TV Series) · as Rear Adm. Talbot Gray
1980
Galactica 1980 (TV Series) · as Grover
1979
Time Express (TV Series) · as Security Man
1978
Battlestar Galactica (TV Series) · as Dr. Horning
1978
Vega$ (TV Series) · as Frenchie
1977
The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (TV Series) · as Luck Harry
1976
Most Wanted (TV Series) · as Barr
1976
How the West Was Won (TV Series) · as Mace
1975
Bronk (TV Series) · as Capt. Lockwood
1975
Switch (TV Series) · as Krupich
1974
Willie Dynamite · as Judge #1
1974
Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series) · as Capt. Warren
1974
W · as Guard
1974
The Rockford Files (TV Series) · as Vince Whitehead
1973
Bad Charleston Charlie · as Sherrif Koontz
1973
Toma (TV Series) · as Detective Nillson
1973
Police Story (TV Series) · as Officer Chick Macey
1973
Poor Devil · as Desk Sergeant
1973
Barnaby Jones (TV Series) · as Building Manager
1972
Across 110th Street · as Tailor Shop Patrolman
1972
The Sandy Duncan Show (TV Series) · as Police Sergeant
1972
The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series) · as Howard Joslin
1972
Temperatures Rising (TV Series) · as Cast
1972
Jigsaw · as Mr. Cummings
1972
The Rookies (TV Series) · as Evans
1972
Kung Fu (TV Series) · as Percy Mccoy
1972
Emergency! (TV Series) · as Hotdog Stand Owner
1971
Man and the City (TV Series) · as Kroelich
1971
Cannon (TV Series) · as P. J. Delahanty
1971
O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series) · as Col. Wescott
1971
Banyon (TV Series) · as Ben Granick
1971
Incident in San Francisco · as Detective Hanson
1971
Sarge (TV Series) · as Gray
1971
All in the Family (TV Series) · as Guard Callahan
1971
Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series) · as Sheriff Gaines
1970
Run, Simon, Run · as Warden Lomis
1970
Tora! Tora! Tora! · as Rear Adm. John H. Newton (uncredited)
1970
McCloud (TV Series) · as Grover
1969
My Dog the Thief · as Lt. Burrows
1969
Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series) · as Masters
1968
The Mod Squad (TV Series) · as Sheriff Jack Summers
1968
Lancer (TV Series) · as Chalker
1968
The Doris Day Show (TV Series) · as Detective Broder
1968
The Outcasts (TV Series) · as Sheriff Lansford
1968
Adam-12 (TV Series) · as Jack Stokes
1968
The Name of the Game (TV Series) · as Barnes
1968
Never a Dull Moment · as Police Lieutenant
1967
P.J. · as Thorson
1967
Mannix (TV Series) · as Harry Sloan
1967
Judd for the Defense (TV Series) · as Sheriff Hawkes
1967
He & She (TV Series) · as Inspector Macgregor
1967
Ironside (TV Series) · as Russ Quinn
1967
Hotel · as Joe Laswell
1967
The Invaders (TV Series) · as Lieutenant Conners
1966
Run, Buddy, Run (TV Series) · as Mr. W
1966
The Felony Squad (TV Series) · as Carl Norton
1966
The Iron Horse (TV Series) · as Klate
1966
That Girl (TV Series)
1966
Star Trek (TV Series) · as Chief Engineer Vanderberg
1966
Mister Buddwing · as Dan
1966
Blue Light (TV Series) · as Gen. Donovan
1965
The Wild Wild West (TV Series) · as Tom Kellogg
1965
Honey West (TV Series) · as Lt. Barney Keller
1965
Laredo (TV Series) · as Anson Jones
1965
The F.B.I. (TV Series) · as Jackie
1965
The Big Valley (TV Series) · as Sheriff
1965
Run for Your Life (TV Series) · as George Hanson
1965
A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series) · as Nester
1964
Dear Heart · as Hotel Masher
1964
1964
Profiles in Courage (TV Series) · as Purdy
1964
1964
Slattery's People (TV Series) · as George Carr
1964
Twelve O'Clock High (TV Series) · as Msgt. Orland
1964
Destry (TV Series) · as Barnes
1964
The Munsters (TV Series) · as Mr. Kempner
1963
Dead Ringer · as Captain Johnson
1963
Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series) · as Larry Henderson
1963
1963
The Great Adventure (TV Series) · as Brown
1963
Mr. Novak (TV Series) · as Harry
1963
The Bill Dana Show (TV Series) · as Mike
1963
The Patty Duke Show (TV Series) · as Lt. Gregory
1963
The Fugitive (TV Series) · as Lt. Craig
1963
Arrest and Trial (TV Series) · as Det. Lt. Tom Handley
1963
FBI Code 98 · as Special Agent In Charge Gibson White
1962
Days of Wine and Roses · as Proprietor (uncredited)
1962
Going My Way (TV Series) · as Lt. Harris
1962
The Eleventh Hour (TV Series) · as Drury
1962
Stoney Burke (TV Series) · as Lyle Sweet
1962
The Lucy Show (TV Series) · as Officer Peters
1962
The Wide Country (TV Series) · as Fred Spears
1962
The Virginian (TV Series) · as Big Jim Todd
1962
Sam Benedict (TV Series) · as Charles Defranco
1962
Walk on the Wild Side · as Frank Bonito
1961
Portrait of a Mobster · as Anthony Parazzo
1961
Alcoa Premiere (TV Series) · as Harry Sims
1961
The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) · as Lieutenant Yarnell
1961
Ben Casey (TV Series) · as Riley Belmont
1961
Bus Stop (TV Series) · as Sam
1961
Dr. Kildare (TV Series) · as Mr. Hunter
1961
87th Precinct (TV Series) · as Red Chambers
1961
Follow The Sun (TV Series) · as Hugh Jacobs
1961
The Honeymoon Machine · as Capt. James Angle
1961
The Lawbreakers · as Ed Rackin
1961
The Asphalt Jungle (TV Series) · as Ed Rackin
1960
1960
1960
Angel (1960) (TV Series) · as Oscar
1960
The Jim Backus Show (TV Series) · as Mugsy
1960
The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) · as Capt. Barker
1960
Insight (TV Series) · as Lt. Dudley
1960
Outlaws (TV Series) · as Sheriff Murphy
1960
Checkmate (TV Series) · as Lt. Thomas Brand
1960
The Aquanauts (TV Series) · as Capt. Jacobs
1960
Thriller (TV Series) · as Joe Thorp
1960
The Tall Man (TV Series) · as Andy Gorman
1960
Coronado 9 (TV Series) · as Kruger
1960
Overland Trail (TV Series) · as Quint
1959
Adventures in Paradise (TV Series) · as Charlie
1959
Hotel de Paree (TV Series) · as Matlock
1959
The Twilight Zone (TV Series) · as Charlie
1959
The Betty Hutton Show (TV Series) · as Ace Donovan
1959
Men into Space (TV Series) · as Gen. Thomas
1959
Hennesey (TV Series) · as Col. Michael Crockett
1959
Laramie (TV Series) · as Tindall
1959
Riverboat (TV Series) · as Shelby Fowler
1959
Bonanza (TV Series) · as Collier
1959
North by Northwest · as Charley
1959
Tightrope (TV Series) · as Red Bentley
1959
Anatomy of a Murder · as Det. Sgt. James Durgo
1959
1959
Pork Chop Hill · as Major General Trudeau
1959
Markham (TV Series) · as Police Lieutenant
1959
The Lawless Years (TV Series) · as Gabby Bishop
1959
1959
The Untouchables (TV Series) · as Theodore Newberry
1959
Rawhide (TV Series) · as Grenfell
1958
Voice in the Mirror · as Frank - Bartender
1958
Unwed Mother · as Probation Officer Curtis
1958
U.S. Marshal (TV Series) · as Coke Callahan
1958
77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) · as Fred Thorn
1958
Bat Masterson (TV Series) · as Tim Mint
1958
Lawman (TV Series) · as Al Feller
1958
1958
1958
The Donna Reed Show (TV Series) · as Mr. Edwards
1958
Bronco (TV Series) · as Marshal Gaffney
1958
Peter Gunn (TV Series) · as 'shoes' Shoemaker
1958
Steve Canyon (TV Series) · as M
1958
Man or Gun · as Buckstorm Corley
1958
1958
Young and Wild · as David Whitman
1958
Run Silent Run Deep · as Frank (uncredited)
1958
Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series) · as Travers
1958
Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer (1958) (TV Series) · as Nashua
1957
Lizzie · as Man At Bar
1957
Zorro (1957) (TV Series) · as Pablo
1957
The Court of Last Resort (TV Series) · as Sherman Pickard
1957
The Californians (TV Series) · as Benedict
1957
Maverick (TV Series) · as Rufus Elgree
1957
Perry Mason (TV Series) · as Robert Hayden
1957
The Thin Man (TV Series) · as Everett Baron
1957
M Squad (TV Series) · as Detective Charlie
1957
Wagon Train (TV Series) · as Aaron Morton
1957
1957
The Silent Service (TV Series) · as Mihalowski
1957
Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series) · as Marshal Joe Brass
1957
Panic (TV Series) · as Cast
1957
Whirlybirds (TV Series) · as Sheriff
1956
Frontier Doctor (TV Series) · as Jack Keever
1956
Zane Grey Theater (TV Series) · as Draydon Collins
1956
Playhouse 90 (TV Series) · as Sgt. Reese
1956
State Trooper (TV Series) · as Edward Loomis
1955
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) · as Police Lieutenant
1955
The Honeymooners (TV Series) · as Police Officer
1955
Gunsmoke (TV Series) · as Lucas
1954
Disneyland (TV Series) · as Detective
1954
Studio 57 (TV Series) · as Cast
1953
Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) · as Policeman
1952
Death Valley Days (TV Series) · as W.s. Mabry
1950
1949
Suspense (TV Series)
1947
Gentleman's Agreement · as Lobby Information Man In Office Building

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