Down 1,105 this week

Gary Collins (I) (1938–2012)

Born on April 30, 1938 in Venice, California, Gary Collins was one of the most versatile actors in the entertainment industry. Gary attended Santa Monica City College and then enlisted in the United States Army for two years. While in uniform, Gary discovered acting and performed as a radio and television personality for the Armed Forces Network. A... See full bio »

IMDb Picks: June

The tearjerking romantic drama Me Before You is on our radar this month. See other movies and TV shows we're excited about in IMDb Picks.

Visit IMDb Picks

Live Twitter Q&A With Samuel L. Jackson for 'The Legend of Tarzan'

Join us for a live Twitter Q&A with The Legend of Tarzan star Samuel L. Jackson on Saturday, June 25, beginning at 1:30 p.m. ET /10:30 a.m. PT. Make sure to follow IMDb on Twitter and send your questions now to #IMDbAskSamJackson.

Follow IMDb on Twitter

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 552 people
created 21 Sep 2011
a list of 38 people
created 30 Apr 2015
a list of 21 people
created 17 May 2015
a list of 30 people
created 2 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Gary Collins's work have you seen?

User Polls

2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Iron Horse
Iron Horse Dave Tarrant
The Sixth Sense
The Sixth Sense Dr. Michael Rhodes
The Wackiest Ship in the Army
Airport Cy Jordan


Hide Hide Show Show Actor (69 credits)
 2009 Dirty Sexy Money (TV Series)
Bob Kerry
- The Bad Guy (2009) ... Bob Kerry
 2000 Yes, Dear (TV Series)
- The Good Couple (2000) ... David
 2000 Beautiful
Miss American Miss Host
 2000 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
Harry Curtis
- Episode #1.6866 (2000) ... Harry Curtis
- Episode #1.6863 (2000) ... Harry Curtis
 1998 Jungle Book: Lost Treasure
Prof. Warren Miller
 1998 Friends (TV Series)
Gary Collins
- The One Where Phoebe Hates PBS (1998) ... Gary Collins
 1998 Watchers Reborn
Gus Brody
 1997 JAG (TV Series)
Richard Lowell
- Impact (1997) ... Richard Lowell
 1996 Saved by the Bell: The New Class (TV Series)
Skip Connors
- The Wrong Stuff (1996) ... Skip Connors
 1996 Baywatch Nights (TV Series)
Dewey Morgan
- A Closer Look (1996) ... Dewey Morgan
 1994 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Garrett O'Brien
- Who Killed the Anchorman? (1994) ... Garrett O'Brien
 1994 Bandit: Bandit Bandit (TV Movie)
Governor Denton
 1992 Secrets (TV Movie)
Zack Taylor
 1983 Hotel (TV Series)
Cody Blake
- Designs (1983) ... Cody Blake
 1978-1982 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Michael, the Angel of Death / Joey Lee / Bill Jordan
- The Angel's Triangle/Natchez Bound (1982) ... Michael, the Angel of Death
- The Pug/Class of '69 (1979) ... Joey Lee
- Family Reunion/Voodoo (1978) ... Bill Jordan
 1978-1980 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Ned Harkness / Lt. Ray Phillips
- The Secret of Lost Valley: Part 2 (1980) ... Ned Harkness
- The Secret of Lost Valley: Part 1 (1980) ... Ned Harkness
 1980 Vega$ (TV Series)
Jack Prescott
- The Private Eye Connection (1980) ... Jack Prescott
 1978-1979 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Prof. Fairgate / Victor Buckley
- Angels on Campus (1979) ... Prof. Fairgate
- Mother Angel (1978) ... Victor Buckley
 1979 Killer Fish
 1979 The Kid from Left Field (TV Movie)
Pete Sloane
 1978 Alice (TV Series)
Jim Thornton
 1978 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Mr. Diller / Ken Davis
- Ship of Ghouls (1978) ... Mr. Diller
 1978 Police Woman (TV Series)
Page Westmore
- Flip of a Coin (1978) ... Page Westmore
 1977 The Night They Took Miss Beautiful (TV Movie)
Paul Fabiani
 1977 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Mini-Series)
John Harris
- You're Not Alone (1977) ... John Harris
 1977 The Fantastic Journey (TV Series)
- Atlantium (1977) ... Dar-L
- Vortex (1977) ... Dar-L
 1977 Most Wanted (TV Series)
- Ms. Murder (1977)
 1977 Roots (TV Mini-Series)
- Part V (1977) ... Grill
- Part III (1977) ... Grill
 1976 The Quest (TV Series)
Sheriff Bradley
- Welcome to America, Jade Snow (1976) ... Sheriff Bradley
 1974-1976 Police Story (TV Series)
Dan Belmont / Bill Ryan
- Bought and Paid For (1976) ... Dan Belmont
- Country Boy (1974) ... Bill Ryan
 1974-1976 Thriller (TV Series)
Dave Adams / Hugh Briant / Howard Heston
- Dial a Deadly Number (1976) ... Dave Adams
- The Double Kill (1975) ... Hugh Briant
- Only a Scream Away (1974) ... Howard Heston
 1976 The Bionic Woman (TV Series)
John Mallory
- Canyon of Death (1976) ... John Mallory
 1976 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Vince Bradford
- Deadly Reunion (1976) ... Vince Bradford
 1972-1976 Insight (TV Series)
Ed / Tom Stockwell / Brian Conner
- Cum Laude, Come Lonely (1976) ... Ed
- The Coming of Clone (1973) ... Tom Stockwell
- Graduation Day (1972) ... Brian Conner
 1974 Houston, We've Got a Problem (TV Movie)
Tim Cordell
 1974 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Colonel Vasily Zuchov
- Doomsday, and Counting (1974) ... Colonel Vasily Zuchov
 1970-1973 Love, American Style (TV Series) (segment "Love and the Seven-Year Wait") / George (segment "Love and the Sex Survey") / Ken (segment "Love and the Tattoo") / ...
- Love and the Arctic Station/Love and the Pulitzer Prize/Love and the Tattoo (1971) ... Ken (segment "Love and the Tattoo")
- Love and the Other Guy/Love and Grandma (1970) ... Bill (segment "Love and the Other Guy")
 1972 Lassie (TV Series)
 1972 McCloud (TV Series)
Kevin Mallory
- Fifth Man in a String Quartet (1972) ... Kevin Mallory
 1972 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Maj. Ken McKenna
- I'm Really Trying (1972) ... Maj. Ken McKenna
 1972 Getting Away from It All (TV Movie)
Mark Selby
 1971 Jamison's Kids (TV Movie)
 1971 Dan August (TV Series)
Larry Edwards
- The Assassin (1971) ... Larry Edwards
 1971 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Henry Lockman
- Dear Enemy (1971) ... Henry Lockman
 1971 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Mark Gaynor
- Center of Peril (1971) ... Mark Gaynor
 1970 Lassie: Peace Is Our Profession (TV Movie)
Sparky's Owner
 1970 The Governor & J.J. (TV Series)
Dr. Bob Livingston / Bob
- Second Opinion (1970) ... Dr. Bob Livingston
 1970 Quarantined (TV Movie)
Dr. Larry Freeman
 1969 Night Gallery (TV Series)
 1969 Bracken's World (TV Series)
Brock Jordan
- The Stunt (1969) ... Brock Jordan
 1969 Angel in My Pocket
Art Shields
 1968-1969 Ironside (TV Series)
Clint Atkins / Capt. David Larkin
- The Tormentor (1969) ... Clint Atkins
- Return of the Hero (1968) ... Capt. David Larkin
 1969 The Virginian (TV Series)
Jason Adams
- Incident at Diablo Crossing (1969) ... Jason Adams
 1968 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Sheriff Beal
- Shine On, Shine On, Jesse Gil (1968) ... Sheriff Beal
 1966-1968 Iron Horse (TV Series)
Dave Tarrant
- Wild Track (1967) ... Dave Tarrant
- Dealer's Choice (1967) ... Dave Tarrant (credit only)
 1965-1966 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Alex Tanner / Larry Germaine
- The Case of the Crafty Kidnapper (1966) ... Alex Tanner
- The Case of the Fatal Fetish (1965) ... Larry Germaine
 1965 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
1st Newsman
- The Rise and Fall of Eddie Carew (1965) ... 1st Newsman
 1965 Stranded
 1962 The Longest Day
Officer On Bridge Behind Destroyer Commander (uncredited)
 1962 King Kong vs. Godzilla
Submariner (uncredited)
 1962 The Pigeon That Took Rome
Maj. Wolff
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (38 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

Guested on the daytime talk program "The Charlie Rose Show". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gary & Mary Ann


6' 1" (1.85 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Needless to say, DeMolay had a profound effect on me. It arrived at a critical point in my life. For at fourteen, the issues of fraternity, faith, and trust were insignificant. The example of Jacques DeMolay's courage helped me to see that there was another dimension to one's life and that the attempt to reach a worthy goal could give so much more meaning to one's life. Of course, the opportunity... See more »


His wife, Mary Ann Mobley, was the 1959 Miss America, when she was 23-years-old. See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
Night Gallery not listed? rozz1998
better days michaelecanada
Gary the infomercial tout harmgb
Wow!!! chihuahuaboydh-724-612855
R.I.P., Gary Collins...1938 - 2012 chihuahuaboydh-724-612855
Hour Magazine ctfan79
Discuss Gary Collins on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page