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Dana Elcar (1927–2005)

Actor | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
The Sting (1973) | MacGyver (1985-1992) | 2010 (1984)
BORN 
Oct 10, 1927 (died Jun 6, 2005)
HEIGHT 
6' 0" (1.83m)

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Past Film & Video (32 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (149 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Guiding LightGuiding Light (TV Series) District Attorney Andrew Murray (1962)  Less 1952–2009
  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) Manny Kendovich ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for The Magic School BusThe Magic School Bus (TV Series) Mr. Terese ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
    • Going Batty (Sep 30, 1995) Mr. Terese (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for Law & OrderLaw & Order (TV Series) Robert Cook ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
    • Virus (Apr 21, 1993) Robert Cook  Less
  • Primary photo for For Their Own GoodFor Their Own Good (TV Movie) Sally's father (uncredited)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for MacGyverMacGyver (TV Series) Pete Thornton / King Arthur / Santa Claus / Andy Colson ( 126 episodes, 1985–1992 ) , Director ( 2 episodes, 1989 )  Less 1985–1992 126
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  • Primary photo for MatlockMatlock (TV Series) Arthur Hughes ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Murder in Three ActsMurder in Three Acts (TV Movie) Dr. Strange  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Trapper John, M.D.Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series) Jared Vennemar / Howard Bowman ( 2 episodes, 1983–1985 )  Less 1983–1985 2
  • Primary photo for ToughloveToughlove (TV Movie) Max Wiley  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for There Were Times, DearThere Were Times, Dear (TV Movie) Don Mason  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The A-TeamThe A-Team (TV Series) Judge Leonard Mordente / George Olsen ( 3 episodes, 1984–1985 )  Less 1984–1985 3
  • Primary photo for RiptideRiptide (TV Series) Harry Silverman ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Hill Street BluesHill Street Blues (TV Series) Lt. Mel Taber ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Scarecrow and Mrs. KingScarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series) Mitch Larner ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Sweet RevengeSweet Revenge (TV Movie) Sen. Arthur Hagerty  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Fall GuyThe Fall Guy (TV Series) Dean Hackett ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for The Paper ChaseThe Paper Chase (TV Series) Mr. Sam Hart ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Matt HoustonMatt Houston (TV Series) Mayor Akers ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Hardcastle and McCormickHardcastle and McCormick (TV Series) Frank Cardigan ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Quarterback PrincessQuarterback Princess (TV Movie) Mr. Caine  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for InsightInsight (TV Series) Dr. Dimitri ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Hart to HartHart to Hart (TV Series) Admiral Springfield ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Knight RiderKnight Rider (TV Series) Strock ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Small & FryeSmall & Frye (TV Series) Problems ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for I Want to LiveI Want to Live (TV Movie) Warden  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Voyagers!Voyagers! (TV Series) Colonel Knox ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for NewhartNewhart (TV Series) Sam Ebersol ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Inspector PerezInspector Perez (TV Movie) Captain R. C. Hodges  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Forbidden LoveForbidden Love (TV Movie) Burt Wagner  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Seven Brides for Seven BrothersSeven Brides for Seven Brothers (TV Series) Judge Carlson ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Teachers OnlyTeachers Only (TV Series) Clayton ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Herbie, the Love BugHerbie, the Love Bug (TV Series) Warden ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Falcon CrestFalcon Crest (TV Series) Carl Reed ( 3 episodes, 1981–1982 )  Less 1981–1982 3
  • Primary photo for The Day the Bubble BurstThe Day the Bubble Burst (TV Movie) Mr. Block  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Code RedCode Red (TV Series) Jason Conners ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Help Wanted: MaleHelp Wanted: Male (TV Movie) Milhauser  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for BensonBenson (TV Series) Senator Chapman ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for Flamingo RoadFlamingo Road (TV Series) Crane ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for Wendy Hooper, U.S. ArmyWendy Hooper, U.S. Army (TV Movie) Sergeant  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Foul PlayFoul Play (TV Series) Lieutenant Bidecker ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
    • Double Play (Feb 16, 1981) Lieutenant Bidecker  Less
  • Primary photo for Mark, I Love YouMark, I Love You (TV Movie) Mr. Bassett  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Galactica 1980Galactica 1980 (TV Series) John Steadman ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for Eight Is EnoughEight Is Enough (TV Series) Ben ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for Death PenaltyDeath Penalty (TV Movie) John Mulligan  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for B.J. and the BearB.J. and the Bear (TV Series) Sheriff Nathan T. MacCandles ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for One Day at a TimeOne Day at a Time (TV Series) Captain ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Greatest Heroes of the BibleGreatest Heroes of the Bible (TV Series) Ranol ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for SamuraiSamurai (TV Movie) Frank Boyd  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The DukeThe Duke (TV Series) Director  Less 1979– 
  • Primary photo for Crisis in Mid-airCrisis in Mid-air (TV Movie) Brad Mullins  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for CentennialCentennial (TV Mini-series) Judge Hart ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Salvage 1Salvage 1 (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for The Incredible HulkThe Incredible Hulk (TV Series) Sheriff Harris ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Baa Baa Black SheepBaa Baa Black Sheep (TV Series) Col. Thomas A. Lard ( 36 episodes, 1976–1978 ) , Director ( 4 episodes, 1977–1978 )  Less 1976–1978 36
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  • Primary photo for The Rockford FilesThe Rockford Files (TV Series) Sheriff Mitchell ( 1 episode, 1975 ) , Director ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1975–1978 2
  • Primary photo for Police StoryPolice Story (TV Series) Lieutenant Garippo ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
    • Trial Board (Jan 4, 1977) Lieutenant Garippo  Less
  • Primary photo for Waiting for GodotWaiting for Godot (TV Movie) Vladimir  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Six Million Dollar ManThe Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series) Larry Stover ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Gemini ManGemini Man (TV Mini-series) Dr. Harold Schuyler ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
    • Pilot (May 10, 1976) Dr. Harold Schuyler  Less
  • Primary photo for Law of the LandLaw of the Land (TV Movie) Rev. Mr. Endicott  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for CannonCannon (TV Series) John Brinegar / Walter Ryan / Lt. Sam Levaca ( 3 episodes, 1972–1975 )  Less 1972–1975 3
  • Primary photo for BarettaBaretta (TV Series) Lt. Shiller ( 12 episodes, 1975 )  Less 1975 12
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  • Primary photo for Love NestLove Nest (TV Movie) Mort  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Missiles of OctoberThe Missiles of October (TV Movie) Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Panic on the 5:22Panic on the 5:22 (TV Movie) Hal Rodgers  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The ManhunterThe Manhunter (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for PetrocelliPetrocelli (TV Series) Prosecutor Daley ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Sons and DaughtersSons and Daughters (TV Series) Paul Reed ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for ChaseChase (TV Series) Phelps ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Heatwave!Heatwave! (TV Movie) Prescott  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The F.B.I.The F.B.I. (TV Series) Waverly / Ewing Carter / Ed Garth / Howard Swift / Howard Bergdahl ( 5 episodes, 1968–1973 )  Less 1968–1973 5
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  • Primary photo for The WaltonsThe Waltons (TV Series) George Porter ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
    • The Prize (Oct 25, 1973) George Porter  Less
  • Primary photo for ColumboColumbo (TV Series) Falcon ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Kung FuKung Fu (TV Series) Noah Jones / Judge Todd A. Pritikin ( 2 episodes, 1973 )  Less 1973 2
  • Primary photo for The New Perry MasonThe New Perry Mason (TV Series) Dory Strong ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Dying Room OnlyDying Room Only (TV Movie) Sheriff  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Catch-22Catch-22 (TV Movie) Col. Cathcart  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for HawkinsHawkins (TV Series) Dr. Aaronson ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for The Partridge FamilyThe Partridge Family (TV Series) Mr. Felcher ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for HernandezHernandez (TV Movie) Jackman  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for MannixMannix (TV Series) Skip Seldon / Tom Coleman / Al Beckworth / Darrell Andrews / Charles Vincent Addison / Sheriff Conrad Bucola / Fred Reston ( 5 episodes, 1968–1973 )  Less 1968–1973 5
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  • Primary photo for Alias Smith and JonesAlias Smith and Jones (TV Series) Sam Haney / Benjamin T. Bowers ( 2 episodes, 1971–1973 )  Less 1971–1973 2
  • Primary photo for The Delphi BureauThe Delphi Bureau (TV Series) Michael Kendall ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Owen Marshall, Counselor at LawOwen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series) Paul Henderson ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Marcus Welby, M.D.Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series) Dr. Tomlinson / Dr. Jim McCready ( 3 episodes, 1971–1972 )  Less 1971–1972 3
  • Primary photo for BonanzaBonanza (TV Series) Mr. Merrick / Caleb Milton ( 2 episodes, 1969–1972 )  Less 1969–1972 2
  • Primary photo for IronsideIronside (TV Series) George / Joe Markham / Bill O'Brien / Toby ( 4 episodes, 1969–1972 )  Less 1969–1972 4
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  • Primary photo for The Sixth SenseThe Sixth Sense (TV Series) Edward Winslow ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Fireball ForwardFireball Forward (TV Movie) Col. Talbot  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The BravosThe Bravos (TV Movie) Captain Detroville  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for SargeSarge (TV Series) Father Frank Dinsmore ( 2 episodes, 1971 )  Less 1971 2
  • Primary photo for LongstreetLongstreet (TV Series) Dr. Burlen ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for The Death of Me YetThe Death of Me Yet (TV Movie) Hank Keller  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Love, American StyleLove, American Style (TV Series) A. J. Potts (segment "Love and the Naked Stranger") ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for The Bold Ones: The LawyersThe Bold Ones: The Lawyers (TV Series) Gale / District Attorney Shannon / Huston ( 3 episodes, 1969–1971 )  Less 1969–1971 3
  • Primary photo for The Bold Ones: The SenatorThe Bold Ones: The Senator (TV Series) Collie Ford ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Medical CenterMedical Center (TV Series) General Montague / George Mazur ( 2 episodes, 1969–1970 )  Less 1969–1970 2
  • Primary photo for GunsmokeGunsmoke (TV Series) Pennigrath ( 2 episodes, 1970 )  Less 1970 2
  • Primary photo for Room 222Room 222 (TV Series) Everett Stiles ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Storefront LawyersStorefront Lawyers (TV Series) H.L. Sloane ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Mission: ImpossibleMission: Impossible (TV Series) C.W. Cameron ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for San Francisco International AirportSan Francisco International Airport (TV Series) George Woodruff ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Hawaii Five-OHawaii Five-O (TV Series) Dr. Benjamin ( 2 episodes, 1970 )  Less 1970 2
  • Primary photo for D.A.: Murder OneD.A.: Murder One (TV Movie) Dr. Carl Enright  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Get SmartGet Smart (TV Series) Kruger ( 2 episodes, 1969 )  Less 1969 2
  • Primary photo for The VirginianThe Virginian (TV Series) Bennett Poole ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The Bold Ones: The ProtectorsThe Bold Ones: The Protectors (TV Series) George Stack ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
    • Deadlock (Feb 22, 1969) George Stack  Less
  • Primary photo for My Friend TonyMy Friend Tony (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The Sound of AngerThe Sound of Anger (TV Movie) Andrew Pearce  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The OutsiderThe Outsider (TV Series) Fred Oliver ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Judd for the DefenseJudd for the Defense (TV Series) Champion ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for The Name of the GameThe Name of the Game (TV Series) Hood ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for The InvadersThe Invaders (TV Series) Sheriff Tom Halloway ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
    • The Pursued (Mar 12, 1968) Sheriff Tom Halloway  Less
  • Primary photo for Elizabeth the QueenElizabeth the Queen (TV Movie) Captain Marvel  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Of Mice and MenOf Mice and Men (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Run for Your LifeRun for Your Life (TV Series) Dr. George Graham ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Saint JoanSaint Joan (TV Movie) La Hire  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Dark ShadowsDark Shadows (TV Series) Sheriff George Patterson #1 / Sheriff George Patterson ( 35 episodes, 1966–1967 )  Less 1966–1967 35
    • Episode #1.329 (Sep 28, 1967) Sheriff George Patterson #1  Less
    • Episode #1.323 (Sep 20, 1967) Sheriff George Patterson  Less
    • Episode #1.319 (Sep 14, 1967) Sheriff George Patterson (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for N.Y.P.D.N.Y.P.D. (TV Series) Phelan ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The CrucibleThe Crucible (TV Movie) Marshall Herrick  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Borgia StickThe Borgia Stick (TV Movie) Craigmeyer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for A Christmas MasqueA Christmas Masque (TV Movie) The Giant  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for ABC Stage 67ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) Lou Coolidge ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for HawkHawk (TV Series) Stanley Yullen ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for The Trials of O'BrienThe Trials of O'Brien (TV Series) Sam Styles ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for The DefendersThe Defenders (TV Series) District Attorney / Dr. Marvin Graham / Rankin / D.A. Herbert Waddell ( 5 episodes, 1962–1965 )  Less 1962–1965 5
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  • Primary photo for The NursesThe Nurses (TV Series) Dr. Fellowes / Dr. Zack Fuller / Dr. Zach Fuller / Dr. Fuller / Dr. Lovett ( 6 episodes, 1962–1965 )  Less 1962–1965 6
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  • Primary photo for The Edge of NightThe Edge of Night (TV Series) Clinton Wheeler ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964 1
    • Episode #1.2280 (Dec 25, 1964) Clinton Wheeler (credit only)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Patty Duke ShowThe Patty Duke Show (TV Series) Anderson ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Look Up and LiveLook Up and Live (TV Series) Gutman ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for East Side/West SideEast Side/West Side (TV Series) Father Mello ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for EspionageEspionage (TV Series) Kevin ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The PatriotsThe Patriots (TV Movie) Jacob  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Armstrong Circle TheatreArmstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) Carl Rogers ( 2 episodes, 1961–1963 )  Less 1961–1963 2
  • Primary photo for Car 54, Where Are You?Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series) FBI Agent Potter / Gunderson - Construction Boss / Van Police Officer ( 3 episodes, 1962–1963 )  Less 1962–1963 3
  • Primary photo for Naked CityNaked City (TV Series) Al Borris / Varney ( 2 episodes, 1962–1963 )  Less 1962–1963 2
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the WeekThe DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) Dennis Wilcox ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for 'Way Out'Way Out (TV Series) The Flophouse Manager ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
    • False Face (May 26, 1961) The Flophouse Manager  Less
  • Primary photo for Our American HeritageOur American Heritage (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Play of the WeekPlay of the Week (TV Series) Friend Ed ( 2 episodes, 1959–1960 )  Less 1959–1960 2
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Sunday ShowcaseSunday Showcase (TV Series) Newspaperman ( 2 episodes, 1960 )  Less 1960 2
  • Primary photo for Art Carney SpecialArt Carney Special (TV Series) Dr. Gibbs ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for BrennerBrenner (TV Series) Bartender ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
    • False Witness (Jun 6, 1959) Bartender (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Steve CanyonSteve Canyon (TV Series) Larry Hanson ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
    • Project U.F.O. (May 19, 1959) Larry Hanson (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for DeadlineDeadline (TV Series) Schneider ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for The Big StoryThe Big Story (TV Series) Sergeant / Lt. Alameda / Cashmore / Bernie / Oscar ( 5 episodes, 1956–1958 )  Less 1956–1958 5
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  • Primary photo for A Time to LiveA Time to Live (TV Series) Dr. Clay  Less 1954– 
Self (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (5 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Gunfighters of the Old WestGunfighters of the Old West (Video) Townsman (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Benchley ( 2 episodes, 1981 )  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Marv Green from film A GUNFIGHT ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
    • Episode dated 29 June 1971 (Jun 29, 1971) Marv Green from film A GUNFIGHT (archive footage)  Less

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