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Darren McGavin (May 7, 1922 – February 25, 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.
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Death date: Feb 24, 2006
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Cast in movies: 50
In movies crew: 2
The Man with the Golden Arm as Louie, A Christmas Story as The Old Man (Mr. Parker), Raw Deal as Chief Harry Shannon, Airport '77 as Stan Buchek, Billy Madison as Brian Madison, The Natural as Gus Sands, Captain America as General Fleming, The Night Stalker as Carl Kolchak, The Delicate Delinquent as Mike Damon, By Dawn's Early Light as Condor - Secretary of Interior ...Show all