Darren McGavin

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 also his portrayal in the movie A Christmas Story of the grumpy father given to bursts of profanity that he never realizes his son overhears. He also appeared as the tough-talking, funny detective in the TV series Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer. ... more on Wikipedia

Darren McGavin Filmography

movie 2008 Still Waters Burn as Paddy
tv movie 2007 The 79th Annual Academy Awards as Himself - Memorial Tribute
tv movie 2006 The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards as Himself - Memorial Tribute
tv movie 2003 Images of Indians: How Hollywood Stereotyped the Native American as Himself
movie 1999 Pros & Cons as Mr. Stanford
tv movie 1998 The Great Christmas Movies as Himself
tv movie 1997 Christmas Unwrapped: The History of Christmas as Mr. Parker
movie 1996 Small Time as Sam
movie 1995 Billy Madison as Brian Madison
tv movie 1995 Derby as Lester Corbett
movie 1995 The Making of 'Billy Madison' as Brian Madison
tv movie 1994 A Perfect Stranger as John Henry Phillips
tv movie 1994 Mysteries of the Ancient World as Host
tv movie 1994 The Annual Friars Club Tribute Presents a Salute to Barbara Walters as Himself
tv movie 1993 The American Clock as Older Arthur Huntington
tv movie 1993 The Incredible Discovery of Noah's Ark as Himself - Host & Narrator
tv movie 1993 The Poetry Hall of Fame as Himself
movie 1992 Happy Hell Night as Henry Collins
tv movie 1992 Mastergate as Folsom Bunting
tv movie 1992 The 13th Annual CableACE Awards as Himself
tv series 1992 Miracles & Other Wonders as Host
movie 1991 Blood and Concrete as Hank Dick
tv movie 1991 Perfect Harmony as Mr. Hobbs
tv movie 1991 The 43th Annual Writers Guild Awards as Himself
tv movie 1990 By Dawn's Early Light as Condor
movie 1990 Captain America as General Fleming
tv movie 1990 Child in the Night as Os Winfield
tv movie 1990 Kojak: It's Always Something as Wainwright
movie 1989 In the Name of Blood as Fergus
tv movie 1989 Unclaimed Fortunes as Himself - Host
movie 1988 Dead Heat as Dr. Ernest McNab
tv movie 1988 Inherit the Wind as E.K. Hornbeck
tv movie 1988 The Diamond Trap as Chief Walter Vadney
movie 1987 From the Hip as Craig Duncan
tv movie 1987 Tales from the Hollywood Hills: A Table at Ciro's as A.D. Nathan
movie 1986 Flag
movie 1986 Raw Deal as Harry Shannon
tv movie 1985 My Wicked, Wicked Ways: The Legend of Errol Flynn as Dr. Gerrit Koets
tv movie 1985 The O'Briens as The Father
movie 1985 Turk 182! as Det. Kowalski
tv movie 1984 The Baron and the Kid as Jack Beamer
movie 1984 The Natural as Gus Sands
tv movie 1984 The Return of Marcus Welby, M.D. as Dr. David Jennings
movie 1983 A Christmas Story as The Old Man Parker
tv series 1982 Freedom to Speak
movie 1981 Firebird 2015 AD as Red
movie 1980 Hangar 18 as Harry Forbes
tv movie 1980 Ike: The War Years
tv movie 1980 Waikiki as Captain
tv movie 1979 A Bond of Iron as William Weaver
tv movie 1979 Donovan's Kid as Timothy Donovan
tv movie 1979 Love for Rent as Coach John Martin
tv movie 1979 Not Until Today as Chief Jason Swan
tv movie 1979 The 50th Anniversary Gala for USC's Film Department as Himself
tv series 1979 Ike as Gen. George S. Patton
movie 1978 Hot Lead and Cold Feet as Mayor Ragsdale
tv movie 1978 The Users as Henry Waller
movie 1978 Zero to Sixty as Michael Nolan
movie 1977 Airport '77 as Stan Buchek
movie 1976 American Reunion as Himself
tv movie 1976 Brinks: The Great Robbery as James McNally
tv movie 1976 Law and Order as Deputy Chief Brian O'Malley
movie 1976 No Deposit, No Return as Duke
movie 1975 Hay que matar a B. as Pal Kovak
tv movie 1974 Crackle of Death as Carl Kolchak
tv movie 1974 The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Telly Savalas as Himself
tv movie 1973 Cavalcade of Champions as Himself - Presenter
tv movie 1973 The Night Strangler as Carl Kolchak
tv movie 1973 The Six Million Dollar Man as Oliver Spencer
movie 1973 Happy Mother's Day, Love George
movie 1972 43: The Richard Petty Story as Lee Petty
tv movie 1972 Here Comes the Judge as Judge
tv movie 1972 Say Goodbye, Maggie Cole as Dr. Lou Grazzo
tv movie 1972 Something Evil as Paul Worden
tv movie 1972 The Night Stalker as Carl Kolchak
tv movie 1971 Mooch Goes to Hollywood as Himself
movie 1971 Mrs. Pollifax-Spy as Farrell
tv movie 1971 The Death of Me Yet as Joe Chalk
tv movie 1970 Berlin Affair as Paul Killian
tv movie 1970 The Challenge as Jacob Gallery
tv movie 1970 The Challengers as Jim McCabe
tv movie 1970 The Forty-Eight Hour Mile as David Ross
tv movie 1970 Tribes as Drake
tv movie 1969 Anatomy of a Crime as David Ross
movie 1968 Mission Mars as Col. Mike Blaiswick
tv movie 1967 Celebrity Doubletalk as Himself
tv movie 1967 The Legend of Jud Starr as Jud Starr
tv movie 1967 The Outsider as David Ross
movie 1965 African Gold as Mike Gregory
movie 1965 The Great Sioux Massacre as Captain Benton
movie 1964 Bullet for a Badman as Sam Ward
tv movie 1961 Witchcraft as Fred
tv movie 1960 The 14th Annual Tony Awards as Himself - Presenter
tv movie 1959 Disneyland '59 as Himself
movie 1958 The Case Against Brooklyn as Pete Harris
movie 1957 Beau James as Charley Hand
movie 1957 The Delicate Delinquent as Mike Damon
movie 1955 A Word to the Wives... as George Peters
movie 1955 Summertime as Eddie Yaeger
movie 1955 The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell as Capt. Russ Peters
movie 1955 The Man with the Golden Arm as Louie
movie 1951 Distant Drums as Navy Lieutenant
movie 1951 Queen for a Day as Dan, Gossamer World segment
movie 1949 I Remember You as Blind Mechanic
tv series 1949 Mr. I. Magination as American soldier
movie 1946 Fear as Blonde Student
movie 1945 A Song to Remember as Student
movie 1945 Counter-Attack as Paratrooper
movie 1945 Kiss and Tell as Tech Sergeant
movie 1945 She Wouldn't Say Yes as The Kid - Soldier in Hospital

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A Christmas Story - Christmas Classics HD Ralphie has to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun really is the perfect gift for the...

I bought a 16mm print years ago and a friend, who had the proper equipment, made me a DVD from the print. Most of the copies you see others selling came ...

Trailer for the 1957 comedy The Delicate Delinquent starring Jerry Lewis & Darren McGavin. In this one Jerry gets himself in all sorts of trouble when he is ...