Pete Thornton / King Arthur / Andy Colson / Santa Claus
Pete Thornton / King Arthur / Santa Claus / ...
Judge Leonard Mordente / George Olsen
Dr. Harold Schuyler
... Dr. Harold Schuyler
John Brinegar / Walter Ryan / Lt. Sam Levaca
Waverly / Ewing Carter / Ed Garth / ...
Noah Jones / Judge Todd A. Pritikin
Fred Reston / Skip Seldon / Tom Coleman / ...
Mr. Merrick / Caleb Milton
George / Joe Markham / Bill O'Brien / ...
Father Frank Dinsmore
Sheriff George Patterson / Sheriff George Patterson #1
District Attorney / Dr. Marvin Graham / Rankin / ...
Car 54, Where Are You?
FBI Agent Potter / Gunderson - Construction Boss / Van Police Officer
Al Borris / Varney
The Flophouse Manager
The Big Story
Lt. Alameda / Cashmore / Bernie / ...
District Attorney Andrew Murray (1962)
Good as Gold. Comedy. Written by John Patrick. Based on the book by Alfred Toombs
. Directed by Albert Marre
. Belasco Theatre: 7 Mar 1957- 9 Mar 1957 (4 performances). Cast: Tom Ahearne, Clement Brace, Juleen Compton, Joseph Dooley, Dana Elcar
(as "Policeman McFadden"), Robert Emhardt, Hugh Evans, Paul Ford
(as "Congressman ...
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
"The fact that you are losing your eyesight does not mean you have forgotten how to act." - in a speech to the National Federation of the Blind in 1991.
Befriended Richard Dean Anderson
on the set of "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" in 1982. Anderson remembered Elcar when production on "MacGyver" started, and recommended Elcar for the part of Pete Thornton, MacGyver's friend and director of operations at The Phoenix Foundation. Elcar appeared in almost every episode of the show, only backing out when becoming ill in his later years.
Played leaders of secret/government agencies on several occasions.