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Darren McGavin

A remarkably seasoned actor of stage, screen and television, Darren McGavin has notched in excess of 200 performances; however, he is most fondly remembered by cult TV fans as heroic newspaper reporter Carl Kolchak in the classic but short-lived horror TV series Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974). In a long and varied career, McGavin has often ...

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May 7, 1922 In Spokane, Washington, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Legend of Jud Starr
Latest Project:
Movie The 79th Annual Academy Awards 2007-02-25

Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins.

Known For
Poster of Billy Madison
Poster of A Christmas Story
Poster of Riverboat
Poster of Mike Hammer
Movie Still Waters Burn Unknown 2008
Movie 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2007-01-28
Movie The 79th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2007-02-25
Movie The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2006-08-27
Series Night Stalker Unknown 2005-09-29
Movie The Ghouls Unknown 2003
Movie Images of Indians: How Hollywood Stereotyped the Native American Unknown 2003-07-15
Movie Pros & Cons Unknown 1999
Movie The Great Christmas Movies Unknown 1998
Series Millennium Unknown 1998
Movie Christmas Unwrapped: The History of Christmas Unknown 1997
Movie Small Time Unknown 1996
Movie Derby Unknown 1995
Movie The Making of 'Billy Madison' Unknown 1995
Movie Billy Madison Unknown 1995-02-10
Series Fudge Unknown 1995
Series Gargoyles Unknown 1995
Movie A Perfect Stranger Unknown 1994
Series Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
Movie The Annual Friars Club Tribute Presents a Salute to Barbara Walters Unknown 1994
Series Burke's Law Unknown 1994-01-07
Movie Mysteries of the Ancient World Unknown 1994
Series Grace Under Fire Unknown 1993
Movie The American Clock Unknown 1993
Movie The Incredible Discovery of Noah's Ark Unknown 1993
Series The General Motors Playwrights Theater Unknown 1993
Movie The Poetry Hall of Fame Unknown 1993
Series The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Series Fallen Angels Unknown 1993-08-01
Movie The 13th Annual CableACE Awards Unknown 1992-01-12
Series Sibs Unknown 1992
Movie Happy Hell Night Unknown 1992
Movie Mastergate Unknown 1992-11-01
Series Miracles & Other Wonders Unknown 1992
Movie Perfect Harmony Unknown 1991
Movie The 43th Annual Writers Guild Awards Unknown 1991
Series The Commish Unknown 1991-09-28
Series Civil Wars Unknown 1991-11-20
Movie Blood and Concrete Hank Dick 1991-09-13
Series Sisters Unknown 1991-05-11
Movie Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker Unknown 1991
Movie By Dawn's Early Light Unknown 1990
Movie Kojak: It's Always Something Wainwright 1990
Movie Child in the Night Unknown 1990
Movie Captain America General Fleming 1990-12-14
Movie Unclaimed Fortunes Unknown 1989
Movie In the Name of Blood Unknown 1989
Series Around the World in 80 Days Unknown 1989
Movie The Diamond Trap Unknown 1988
Series Monsters Unknown 1988-10-22
Movie Inherit the Wind Unknown 1988
Movie Dead Heat Unknown 1988
Series Murphy Brown Unknown 1988-11-14
Series CBS Summer Playhouse Unknown 1987-06-12
Movie From the Hip Unknown 1987
Series Worlds Beyond Unknown 1987
Movie Tales from the Hollywood Hills: A Table at Ciro's Unknown 1987
Series Deadly Nightmares Unknown 1987
Movie Flag Unknown 1986
Movie Raw Deal Unknown 1986
Movie My Wicked, Wicked Ways: The Legend of Errol Flynn Unknown 1985
Movie The O'Briens Unknown 1985
Movie Turk 182! Det. Kowalski 1985-02-15
Movie The Natural Unknown 1984-05-11
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Series Tales from the Darkside Unknown 1984
Series Highway to Heaven Unknown 1984-09-19
Movie The Return of Marcus Welby, M.D. Unknown 1984
Movie The Baron and the Kid Unknown 1984
Series Small & Frye Unknown 1983
Movie A Christmas Story Unknown 1983
Series Freedom to Speak Unknown 1982
Series Nero Wolfe Unknown 1981-01-16
Movie Firebird 2015 AD Unknown 1981
Series The Martian Chronicles Unknown 1980
Movie Hangar 18 Unknown 1980
Movie Ike: The War Years Unknown 1980
Movie Waikiki Unknown 1980
Series Games People Play Unknown 1980
Series Magnum, P.I. Unknown 1980-12-11
Movie Love for Rent Unknown 1979
Movie A Bond of Iron Unknown 1979
Series Ike: The War Years Unknown 1979
Movie The 50th Anniversary Gala for USC's Film Department Unknown 1979
Movie Donovan's Kid Unknown 1979
Series Family Feud Unknown 1979
Movie Not Until Today Unknown 1979
Series Tales of the Unexpected Unknown 1979-03-24
Movie The Users Unknown 1978
Movie Hot Lead and Cold Feet Unknown 1978
Movie Zero to Sixty Unknown 1978
Movie Airport '77 Unknown 1977
Series Fantasy Island Unknown 1977-01-14
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1977
Series The Love Boat Unknown 1977-09-24
Movie Law and Order Deputy Chief Brian O'Malley 1976-05-06
Movie American Reunion Unknown 1976
Movie Brinks: The Great Robbery Unknown 1976
Series Tattletales Unknown 1976
Movie No Deposit, No Return Unknown 1976
Series Don Adams' Screen Test Unknown 1975
Series The Rookies Unknown 1975
Series Kolchak: The Night Stalker Unknown 1974
Movie Hay que matar a B. Unknown 1974
Series Celebrity Sweepstakes Unknown 1974-04-01
Series Dinah! Unknown 1974-10-21
Movie The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Telly Savalas Himself 1974-11-15
Series V.I.P.-Schaukel Unknown 1974
Movie Crackle of Death Unknown 1974
Movie The Six Million Dollar Man Unknown 1973
Movie The Night Strangler Unknown 1973
Movie Happy Mother's Day, Love George Unknown 1973
Movie Cavalcade of Champions Unknown 1973
Series The Evil Touch Unknown 1973
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-09-25
Series Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law Unknown 1973
Series Shaft Unknown 1973
Movie Here Comes the Judge Unknown 1972
Movie The Night Stalker Unknown 1972
Series Cade's County Unknown 1972
Movie Something Evil Unknown 1972
Series The Bold Ones: The Lawyers Unknown 1972
Movie Say Goodbye, Maggie Cole Unknown 1972
Series Banyon Unknown 1972
Movie 43: The Richard Petty Story Unknown 1972
Movie Mooch Goes to Hollywood Unknown 1971
Movie Mrs. Pollifax-Spy Unknown 1971
Movie The Death of Me Yet Unknown 1971
Movie The Challengers Jim McCabe 1970-02-20
Movie The Forty-Eight Hour Mile Unknown 1970
Movie Tribes Unknown 1970
Series The Virginia Graham Show Unknown 1970-06-08
Series Bracken's World Unknown 1970
Movie Berlin Affair Unknown 1970
Movie The Challenge Unknown 1970
Series Matt Lincoln Unknown 1970
Series It Takes Two Unknown 1970
Series The Movie Game Unknown 1970
Movie Anatomy of a Crime Unknown 1969
Series It's Your Bet Unknown 1969-09-29
Series The Outsider Unknown 1969
Series Love, American Style Unknown 1969-09-29
Series Mannix Unknown 1968
Series Felony Squad Unknown 1968
Series The Merv Griffin Show Unknown 1968
Movie Mission Mars Unknown 1968
Series The Name of the Game Unknown 1968-09-20
Series Custer Unknown 1967
Movie The Outsider Unknown 1967
Series Cimarron Strip Unknown 1967-09-07
Movie The Legend of Jud Starr Unknown 1967
Series The Joey Bishop Show Unknown 1967-04-17
Movie Celebrity Doubletalk Unknown 1967
Series Mission: Impossible Unknown 1966-09-17
Series Court Martial Unknown 1966
Series Eye Guess Unknown 1966
Series Confidential for Women Unknown 1966
Movie African Gold Unknown 1965
Movie The Great Sioux Massacre Unknown 1965
Series The Rogues Unknown 1965
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1965
Movie Bullet for a Badman Sam Ward 1964-09-01
Series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Unknown 1964
Series The Object Is Unknown 1964
Series The Doctors and the Nurses Unknown 1964
Series The Match Game Unknown 1963
Series Armstrong Circle Theatre Unknown 1963
Series The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Unknown 1962-09-20
Series The Virginian Unknown 1962
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Defenders Unknown 1962
Series Purex Summer Specials Unknown 1962
Movie Witchcraft Unknown 1961
Series The Islanders Unknown 1961
Series Here's Hollywood Unknown 1961
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-28
Series Rawhide Unknown 1961
Series Stagecoach West Unknown 1961
Series Ben Casey Unknown 1961-10-02
Series Password All-Stars Unknown 1961-10-02
Movie The 14th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1960
Series Riverboat Unknown 1960
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Series To Tell the Truth Unknown 1960
Series Play Your Hunch Unknown 1960
Series The Arthur Murray Party Unknown 1959
Series Mike Hammer Unknown 1959
Series Buckskin Unknown 1959
Movie Disneyland '59 Unknown 1959
Series Climax! Unknown 1958
Series Decision Unknown 1958
Movie The Case Against Brooklyn Unknown 1958
Movie Beau James Unknown 1957
Movie The Delicate Delinquent Unknown 1957
Series The Alcoa Hour Unknown 1956
Series The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show Unknown 1956-10-04
Series It's Always Jan Unknown 1956
Series Matinee Theatre Unknown 1956
Movie Summertime Unknown 1955
Movie The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell Unknown 1955
Movie A Word to the Wives... Unknown 1955
Movie The Man with the Golden Arm Unknown 1955
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Producers' Showcase Unknown 1955
Series The Telltale Clue Unknown 1954
Series Ponds Theater Unknown 1954
Series Omnibus Unknown 1954
Series Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Unknown 1954-10-27
Series Janet Dean, Registered Nurse Unknown 1954
Series The Web Unknown 1953
Series The Revlon Mirror Theater Unknown 1953
Series Short Short Dramas Unknown 1953
Series The United States Steel Hour Unknown 1953-10-27
Series Tales of Tomorrow Unknown 1952
Series Death Valley Days Unknown 1952-03-06
Series Campbell Summer Soundstage Unknown 1952-06-06
Series Crime Photographer Unknown 1952
Series The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse Unknown 1952
Movie Distant Drums Unknown 1951
Movie Queen for a Day Unknown 1951
Series Goodyear Playhouse Unknown 1951-10-14
Series Danger Unknown 1951
Series Studio One in Hollywood Unknown 1951
Series Suspense Unknown 1951
Series Mr. I. Magination Unknown 1950
Series What's My Line? Unknown 1950-02-02
Series Robert Montgomery Presents Unknown 1950-01-30
Movie I Remember You Unknown 1949
Series Mama Unknown 1949
Movie Fear Unknown 1946
Movie A Song to Remember Unknown 1945
Movie Counter-Attack Unknown 1945
Movie She Wouldn't Say Yes Unknown 1945
Movie Kiss and Tell Unknown 1945