Darren McGavin

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Darren McGavin
Darren McGavin.jpg
Birth name William Lyle Richardson
Born May 7, 1922 in San Joaquin, California, USA
Died February 25, 2006 in Los Angeles, California, USA from natural causes
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
Awards 1 nomination for Primetime Emmy

Darren McGavin was an American actor.

Contents

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer (1958) Mike Hammer 1958–1959 1
Riverboat Grey Holden 1959–1961 1 2
The Outsider (1968) David Ross 1968–1969 1
Kolchak: The Night Stalker Carl Kolchak 1974–1975 1
Small & Frye Nick Small 1983 1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Route 66 Johnny Copa 1x28 - The Opponent June 2, 1961
Rawhide Jed Hadley 4x02 - The Sendoff October 2, 1961
The Nurses (1962) Fitz Condon 3x06 - Hildie October 27, 1964
Ben Casey 4x11 - Kill the Dream, but Spare the Dreamer November 30, 1964
Gunsmoke Will Helmick 10x29 - Twenty Miles from Dodge April 10, 1965
Gunsmoke Lon Gorman 11x12 - The Hostage December 4, 1965
Dr. Kildare Felix Holman 5x26 - From Nigeria with Love (1) December 13, 1965
Dr. Kildare Felix Holman 5x27 - In the Roman Candle's Bright Glare (2) December 14, 1965
Dr. Kildare Felix Holman 5x28 - When Shadows Fall (3) December 20, 1965
Dr. Kildare Felix Holman 5x29 - With This Ring (4) December 21, 1965
The Felony Squad Leslie Gorman 1x01 - The Streets Are Paved with Quicksand September 12, 1966
Gunsmoke Joe Bascome 12x06 - Gunfighter, R.I.P. October 22, 1966
Mission: Impossible J. Richard Taggart 2x09 - The Seal November 5, 1967
Mannix Mark 4x01 - A Ticket to the Eclipse September 19, 1970
Nero Wolfe (1981) Arnold Zeck 1x10 - Gambit April 3, 1981
Magnum, P.I. Mad Buck Gibson 2x09 - Mad Buck Gibson November 26, 1981
Tales from the Darkside Van Conway 2x08 - Distant Signals November 17, 1985
Highway to Heaven Hale Stoddard 4x19 - The Correspondent February 24, 1988
Monsters Hubert 2x02 - Portrait of the Artist October 8, 1989
Murphy Brown Bill Brown 2x10/11 - Brown Like Me November 27, 1989
Murphy Brown Bill Brown 4x06 - Full Circle October 14, 1991
Civil Wars Noah Caldecott (Special Guest Star) 1x10 - Shop 'Til You Drop January 29, 1992
Murder, She Wrote Martin Tremaine 8x20 - Angel of Death May 3, 1992
Murphy Brown Bill Brown 5x12 - I'm Dreaming of a Brown Christmas December 14, 1992
Sisters Judge Harrison Bradford 5x19 - Judgement Day April 1, 1995
The Commish Terry Boyle 5x03 - Father Image (1) December 7, 1995
The Commish Terry Boyle 5x04 - Father Image (2) December 14, 1995
Grace Under Fire Dad 3x23 - Take Me to Your Breeder May 1, 1996
Touched by an Angel George Zarkko (Special Guest Star) 3x24 - Missing in Action April 13, 1997
Millennium Henry Black 2x10 - Midnight of the Century December 19, 1997
The X-Files Arthur Dales 5x15 - Travelers March 29, 1998
The X-Files Arthur Dales 6x13 - Agua Mala February 21, 1999

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
The Night Stalker Carl Kolchak January 11, 1972 ABC Movie of the Week
Something Evil Paul Worden January 21, 1972 CBS Friday Night Movie
The Night Strangler Carl Kolchak January 16, 1973 ABC Movie of the Week

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
Tattletales September 8-12, 1975
Tattletales January 3-7, 1977

Awards and Accolades

Primetime Emmy Awards

  • Nominated: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (1990)
Murphy Brown: Brown Like Me