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Kevin McCarthy (I) (1914–2010)


Handsome, chisel-jawed character actor Kevin McCarthy appeared in nearly 100 movies in a career that spanned seven decades. He also had some starring roles, most notably the horror cult classic Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956). He played the disillusioned son Biff Loman in the 1951 screen adaptation of Arthur Miller's classic Death of a ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

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 2009 I Do (Short)
Ernie
 2009 Wesley
Bishop Ryder
 2008 Her Morbid Desires
The Monk
 2007 Slipstream
Kevin McCarthy (as Kevin Mccarthy)
 2006 Fallen Angels
Pastor Waltz
 2006 Loving Annabelle
Father Harris
 2005 Eyes (TV Series)
Judge Leonard Donnelly
- Trial (2005) ... Judge Leonard Donnelly
 2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action
Dr. Bennell
 2002 The Legend of Razorback (Short)
Zondervan
 1997 The Weird Al Show (TV Series)
Mayor
- Al Plays Hooky (1997) ... Mayor
 1997 Elvis Meets Nixon (TV Movie)
Deep Throat (uncredited)
 1997 Early Edition (TV Series)
Judge Jake Wellborn
- The Jury (1997) ... Judge Jake Wellborn
 1996 The Pandora Directive (Video Game)
Gordon Fitzpatrick
 1996 Boston Common (TV Series)
Professor Weaver
- Coming Clean (1996) ... Professor Weaver
 1995 Mommy
Fire Department Rescuer
 1995 Steal Big Steal Little
Reed Tyler
 1995 The Sister-in-Law (TV Movie)
George Richards
 1995 Just Cause
Phil Prentiss
 1994 Judicial Consent
Judge Pollan
 1994 Dream On (TV Series)
Wade
 1994 Roadracers (TV Movie)
Miles
 1994 Rebel Highway (TV Series)
Miles
- Roadracers (1994) ... Miles
 1994 Greedy
Bartlett
 1993 Love & War (TV Series)
Fletch
- Friends and Relations (1993) ... Fletch
 1993 Matinee
Gen. Ankrum (uncredited)
 1992 The Distinguished Gentleman
Terry Corrigan
 1992 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Jack
- Curiosity Killed (1992) ... Jack
 1992 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Dr. Long
- Nothing to Fear (1992) ... Dr. Long (voice)
 1992 Human Target (TV Series)
Harry Chance
- Going Home (1992) ... Harry Chance
 1992 Duplicates (TV Movie)
Dr. Congemi
 1985-1992 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Walter Bowman / Randolph Sterling / Milton Porter
- Ever After (1992) ... Walter Bowman
- From the Horse's Mouth (1991) ... Randolph Sterling
- Armed Response (1985) ... Milton Porter
 1991 Charlie Hoover (TV Series)
Mr. Culbertson
- Happy Anniversary (1991) ... Mr. Culbertson
- Happy Birthday to Hugh (1991) ... Mr. Culbertson
 1991 Ghoulies III: Ghoulies Go to College (Video)
Prof. Ragnar
 1991 Final Approach
Gen. Geller
 1991 Dead on the Money (TV Movie)
Waverly Blake
 1991 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series)
Laidlaw / Stackpole
- The Hardboiled Mystery (1991) ... Laidlaw / Stackpole
 1991 Eve of Destruction
William Simmons (uncredited)
 1990 The Rose and the Jackal (TV Movie)
Sen. Wilson
 1990 The Sleeping Car
Vincent Tuttle
 1990 Love or Money
William Reed
 1989 Matlock (TV Series)
Jonathan Horton
- The Fugitive (1989) ... Jonathan Horton
 1989 Dark Tower
Sergie
 1989 China Beach (TV Series)
Congressman Holmes
- Twilight (1989) ... Congressman Holmes
 1989 Passion and Paradise (TV Movie)
Harold Christie
 1988 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Atty Doug McKenna
- First, Let's Kill All the Lawyers (1988) ... Atty Doug McKenna
 1988 Channel 99 (TV Movie)
The General
 1988 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Harold LaPierre
- Pilot: Part 2 (1988) ... Harold LaPierre
- Pilot: Part 1 (1988) ... Harold LaPierre
 1988 Once Upon a Texas Train (TV Movie)
The Govenor
 1987 Head of the Class (TV Series)
Lawrence P. Whitley
- Revenge of the Liberal (1987) ... Lawrence P. Whitley
 1987 The Long Journey Home (TV Movie)
Harland Everett
 1987 Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (TV Movie)
Franklyn Hutton
 1987 Hostage
Col. Shaw
 1987 Home (TV Movie)
Edison
 1986 Fame (TV Series)
Mr. William Quigley
- To Tilt at Windmills (1986) ... Mr. William Quigley
 1986 The A-Team (TV Series)
Bob McKeever
- Members Only (1986) ... Bob McKeever
 1986 A Masterpiece of Murder (TV Movie)
Jonathan Hire
 1985 The Midnight Hour (TV Movie)
Judge Crandall
 1985 Hotel (TV Series)
Calvin Polk
- Second Offense (1985) ... Calvin Polk
 1985 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
William O'Keefe
- Over the Limit (1985) ... William O'Keefe
 1985 Deadly Intentions (TV Movie)
Reichman
 1985 Finder of Lost Loves (TV Series)
Ben Harper
- Surrogates (1985) ... Ben Harper
 1984 The Ratings Game (TV Movie)
Wes Vandergelder
 1984 Dynasty (TV Series)
Billy Waite
- The Rescue (1984) ... Billy Waite
- Fallon (1984) ... Billy Waite
 1984 Invitation to Hell
Mr. Thompson
 1984 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Daniel Koster
- Sweet Life/Games People Play (1984) ... Daniel Koster
 1983 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Barry Cooper
 1983 Making of a Male Model (TV Movie)
Ward Hawley
 1983 My Tutor
Mr. Chrystal
 1982 Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story (TV Movie)
Dr. Jones
 1980 Portrait of an Escort (TV Movie)
Dr. Ken Paige
 1980 Those Lips, Those Eyes
Mickey Bellinger
 1977 The Oregon Trail (TV Series)
Levering
- The Army Deserter (1977) ... Levering
 1977 Mary Jane Harper Cried Last Night (TV Movie)
Tom Atherton
 1977 Exo-Man (TV Movie)
Dist. Atty. Kamenski
 1968-1976 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Hunter R. Hickey / Victor Reese
- The Last of the Great Paperhangers (1976) ... Hunter R. Hickey
 1975 Order to Assassinate
Ed McLean (as Kelvin McCarthy)
 1975 The Manhunter (TV Series)
- To Kill a Tiger (1975)
 1974-1975 Great Performances (TV Series)
Trigorin / Hart
- The Seagull (1975) ... Trigorin
- In Fashion (1974)
- June Moon (1974) ... Hart
 1974 Cannon (TV Series)
General Nielson
- The Deadly Trail (1974) ... General Nielson
 1974 Alien Thunder
Sgt. Malcolm Grant
 1973 Columbo (TV Series)
Dr. Frank Simmons
- Requiem for a Falling Star (1973) ... Dr. Frank Simmons
 1972 Between Time and Timbuktu (TV Movie)
Bokonon
 1972 Banacek (TV Series)
Allen Markham
- To Steal a King (1972) ... Allen Markham
 1972 A Great American Tragedy (TV Movie)
Mark Reynolds
 1972 Kansas City Bomber
Burt Henry
 1971 The Last of the Powerseekers (TV Movie)
 1971 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Whitmore Channing
- Invasion (1971) ... Whitmore Channing
 1971 Bearcats! (TV Series)
Carter Gladstone
- Conqueror's Gold (1971) ... Carter Gladstone
 1969 The Survivors (TV Series)
Philip Hastings
- Chapter Thirteen (1969) ... Philip Hastings
- Chapter Twelve (1969) ... Philip Hastings
- Chapter Ten (1969) ... Philip Hastings
- Chapter Five (1969) ... Philip Hastings
- Chapter Four (1969) ... Philip Hastings
 1969 Medical Center (TV Series)
Clifford Coswell
- U.M.C. (1969) ... Clifford Coswell
 1966-1969 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
James Evans / Paul Dorn / Lamont
- Conspiracy of Silence (1969) ... James Evans
- Counter-Stroke (1967) ... Paul Dorn
- The Spy-Master (1966) ... Lamont
 1968 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
James Forrest
- North to Tucson (1968) ... James Forrest
 1968 Ace High
Drake (as Kevin Mc Carthy)
 1968 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Carter Haines
- Incident in Berlin (1968) ... Carter Haines
 1968 If He Hollers, Let Him Go!
Leslie Whitlock
 1968 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Major General Walter Kroll
- The Night of the Doomsday Formula (1968) ... Major General Walter Kroll
 1968 The Hell with Heroes
Col. Wilson
 1967-1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Joe Maddox / Paul Christopher
- You Remember Joe Maddox (1968) ... Joe Maddox
- Conspiracy (1967) ... Paul Christopher
 1966-1968 Felony Squad (TV Series)
Virgil Haney / Charles Roland Flagg
- Image of Evil (1968) ... Virgil Haney
- Between Two Fires (1966) ... Charles Roland Flagg
 1967 Garrison's Gorillas (TV Series)
Maj. Richards
- The Expendables (1967) ... Maj. Richards
 1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series)
Sheriff Tom Mills
- Ride the Man Down (1967) ... Sheriff Tom Mills
 1967 The Invaders (TV Series)
Paul Cook
- The Watchers (1967) ... Paul Cook
 1967 Ghostbreakers (TV Movie)
Cameron Witherspoon
 1967 The Road West (TV Series)
Rando
- Never Chase a Rainbow (1967) ... Rando
 1967 Hotel
Curtis O'Keefe
 1966 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Sean
- Crazier Than Cotton (1966) ... Sean
 1966 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Major Richard Baladin
- Massacre (1966) ... Major Richard Baladin
 1966 The Legend of Jesse James (TV Series)
Sheriff Dockery
- A Burying for Rosey (1966) ... Sheriff Dockery
 1966 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Arthur Caresse
- The Moonglow Affair (1966) ... Arthur Caresse
 1964-1966 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Bill Adams / Chukker Curtis / Elliott Dunning
- Terror in a Tiny Town: Part 2 (1966) ... Bill Adams
- Terror in a Tiny Town: Part 1 (1966) ... Bill Adams
- Who Killed Nobody Somehow? (1965) ... Chukker Curtis
- Who Killed Madison Cooper? (1964) ... Elliott Dunning
 1966 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Herb Malone
- Wife Killer (1966) ... Herb Malone
 1965 Honey West (TV Series)
Jerry Ivar
- The Gray Lady (1965) ... Jerry Ivar
 1963-1965 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Omar Larson MD / Harvey Gruboldt MD
- Believe and Live (1965) ... Omar Larson MD
- The Backslider (1963) ... Harvey Gruboldt MD
 1964 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Peter Malone
- White on White (1964) ... Peter Malone
 1964 Mr. Novak (TV Series)
Mr. Williams
- Fare Thee Well (1964) ... Mr. Williams
 1964 The Best Man
Dick Jensen
 1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Paul Blackshear
- Beast in View (1964) ... Paul Blackshear
 1963 The Prize
Dr. John Garrett
 1963 An Affair of the Skin
Allen McCleod
 1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Jim Marnell
- Cold Hands, Warm Heart (1963) ... Jim Marnell
 1963 Breaking Point (TV Series)
David Henry
- Fire and Ice (1963) ... David Henry
 1963 A Gathering of Eagles
Gen. 'Happy Jack' Kirby
 1963 Look Up and Live (TV Series)
Man
- Room for Death (1963) ... Man
 1963 The Defenders (TV Series)
Ralph Johnson
- The Hour Before Doomsday (1963) ... Ralph Johnson
 1961-1963 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Winslow Quince / Mark Twain / Samuel Clemens
- Suspicion (1963) ... Winslow Quince
 1962 40 Pounds of Trouble
Louie Blanchard
 1962 Going My Way (TV Series)
Ray Corbin
- Ask Me No Questions (1962) ... Ray Corbin
 1961-1962 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Bradley Hayward / Neil Draper
- Journey to Oblivion (1962) ... Bradley Hayward
- Moment of Panic (1961)
- Moment of Panic (1961) ... Neil Draper
 1962 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series)
Frank McCloud
- Nobody Gets Hurt (1962) ... Frank McCloud
 1954-1962 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Rich Monighan
- Two Black Kings (1962)
- Highway (1954) ... Rich Monighan
 1961 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Dr. Dave Taylor
- A Few Brief Lines for Dave (1961) ... Dr. Dave Taylor
 1961 Great Ghost Tales (TV Series)
Jerry
- Lucy (1961) ... Jerry
 1961 'Way Out (TV Series)
Dr. Paul Sandham
- The Overnight Case (1961) ... Dr. Paul Sandham
 1961 The Misfits
Raymond Taber
 1959 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
John Tourell
- The Wall Between (1959) ... John Tourell
 1959 Summer of Decision (TV Movie)
Mr. Rogers
 1959 Sunday Showcase (TV Series)
James Valentine
- Murder and the Android (1959) ... James Valentine
 1954-1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
City attorney / Mark Quinlin / Prentice Brown / ...
- Hands of the Enemy (1957) ... City attorney
- Weapon of Courage (1956) ... Mark Quinlin
- Moment of Triumph (1955) ... Prentice Brown
- Midnight Haul (1954) ... Glenn Sheridan
 1958 Diamond Safari
Harry Jordan
 1956-1957 Climax! (TV Series)
Hal Carmichael / Halsey / Brooks
- Deadly Climate (1957) ... Hal Carmichael
- The Circular Staircase (1956) ... Halsey
- Flame-Out in T-6 (1956) ... Brooks
 1952-1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Russel Stevens / Tommy Jordan / Jason Forrester
- Desperation (1957) ... Russel Stevens
- Lucky Tommy Jordan (1954) ... Tommy Jordan
- Sunk (1952) ... Jason Forrester
 1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Dr. Towne / Wayne Temple
- A Question of Survival (1957) ... Dr. Towne
- The Doctors of Pawnee Kill (1957) ... Wayne Temple
 1957 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- The Medallion (1957)
 1957 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Frank O'Keefe
- The Last Signer (1957) ... Frank O'Keefe
 1957 Crossroads (TV Series)
Rev. William J. Menster
- Ice Cathedral (1957) ... Rev. William J. Menster
 1956 The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series)
Carl Wilson
- We Who Love Her (1956) ... Carl Wilson
 1956 Telephone Time (TV Series)
Samuel Howe
- The Key (1956) ... Samuel Howe
 1956 Nightmare
Stan Grayson
 1956 Front Row Center (TV Series)
George Whitaker
- Instant of Truth (1956) ... George Whitaker
 1956 Star Stage (TV Series)
- The Secret Place (1956)
 1955 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
 1955 The Milton Berle Show (TV Series)
Dick Conley
- State of Confusion (1955) ... Dick Conley
 1955 An Annapolis Story
James R. 'Jim' Scott
 1955 Stranger on Horseback
Tom Bannerman
 1955 Star Tonight (TV Series)
Matt
- You Need Me (1955) ... Matt
 1954 Omnibus (TV Series)
- Antigone (1954)
 1954 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- Spring Reunion (1954)
 1954 Satins and Spurs (TV Movie)
Tony
 1954 The Gambler from Natchez
André Rivage
 1954 Campbell Summer Soundstage (TV Series)
 1954 Inner Sanctum (TV Series)
- The Stranger (1954)
 1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
 1953 Danger (TV Series)
- Letter of Thanks (1953)
 1950-1953 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Rochester / Lt. Johnny Quayle
- Jane Eyre (1952) ... Rochester
- Hangman's House (1951)
- Away from It All (1950) ... Lt. Johnny Quayle
 1952 The Gulf Playhouse (TV Series)
- Mr. Nothing (1952)
 1952 Lights Out (TV Series)
 1950-1951 The Prudential Family Playhouse (TV Series)
Ben Jordan / Richard Kurt
- Icebound (1951) ... Ben Jordan
- Biography (1950) ... Richard Kurt
 1950 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
Seth Gale
- Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1950) ... Seth Gale
 1949 Actor's Studio (TV Series)
- I Can't Breathe (1949)
 1944 Winged Victory
Ronnie Meade (uncredited)
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In 1956, he made three different pilots for a proposed adventure series called, "African Drumbeat" Even though the films were shot on location in Africa and England, the pilot was not picked by the networks. See more »

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1 Portrayal | 4 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Kevin Mc Carthy | Kelvin McCarthy | Kevin Mccarthy

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I like acting in the theater more than anywhere else because you get a little more depth and breath in most stage stories . . . But I enjoy it all. See more »

Trivia:

Was close friend of Montgomery Clift See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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