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Lin McCarthy (1918–2002)


Lin McCarthy was born on February 23, 1918 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA as Linwood Winder McCarthy. He was an actor, known for The Day After (1983), Yellowneck (1955) and Face of a Fugitive (1959). He was married to Loretta Daye. He died on November 23, 2002 in Beverly Hills, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1988 Miracle at Beekman's Place (TV Movie)
 1984 Call to Glory (TV Series)
- Call to Glory (1984)
 1983 The Day After (TV Movie)
Dr. Austin
 1983 The Winds of War (TV Mini-Series)
Blinker Vance
- Defiance (1983) ... Blinker Vance
 1982 Not in Front of the Children (TV Movie)
Judge
 1982 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Lawrence Blake
- Slammin' Sammy's Stunt Show Spectacular (1982) ... Lawrence Blake
 1982 Eleanor, First Lady of the World (TV Movie)
Vandenberg
 1981 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Alex Matheson Sr.
- Double-Cross (1981) ... Alex Matheson Sr. (as Linwood McCarthy)
 1981 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Russell Lake
- Tough Girl (1981) ... Russell Lake
 1979-1980 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Dr. Charles Aldred / Dr. Bellson
- Cover-Up (1980) ... Dr. Charles Aldred (as Linwood McCarthy)
- An Ounce of Prevention (1979) ... Dr. Bellson
 1978 The Critical List (TV Movie)
Ned Josephson (as Linwood McCarthy)
 1978 Project U.F.O. (TV Series)
Flight Control Officer
- Sighting 4001: The Washington D.C. Incident (1978) ... Flight Control Officer (as Linwood McCarthy)
 1978 How the West Was Won (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Cox (as Linwood McCarthy)
 1977 Baretta (TV Series)
Clyde Dolan
- Buddy (1977) ... Clyde Dolan
 1977 The Waltons (TV Series)
George Haines
- The First Casualty (1977) ... George Haines
 1977 Tail Gunner Joe (TV Movie)
Sen. Stuart Symington
 1976 The Blue Knight (TV Series)
Hauser
- A Matter of Justice (1976) ... Hauser
 1975 Emergency! (TV Series)
Mr. House / Mr. Walt Johnson
- Tee Vee (1975) ... Mr. House
- Smoke Eater (1975) ... Mr. Walt Johnson
 1975 Petrocelli (TV Series)
- Chain of Command (1975)
 1975 The Manhunter (TV Series)
- The Death Watch (1975)
 1974 The New Land (TV Series)
 1974 The Execution of Private Slovik (TV Movie)
Presiding Officer (uncredited)
 1974 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Carl Pruitt
- The Schoolmarm (1974) ... Carl Pruitt
 1972 Cannon (TV Series)
Henry Anders
- Murder by Moonlight (1972) ... Henry Anders
 1965-1970 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Phillip Lowe / John Aldridge / Albert Towner / ...
- Summer Terror (1970) ... Phillip Lowe
- The Young Warriors (1969) ... John Aldridge
- The Scourge (1966) ... Albert Towner
- The Exiles (1965) ... Owen Clark
 1969 Lancer (TV Series)
Sheriff Judd Haney
- Yesterday's Vendetta (1969) ... Sheriff Judd Haney
 1967-1968 The Invaders (TV Series)
Col. Archie Harmon / USAF Intelligence Officer Fellows
- The Peacemaker (1968) ... Col. Archie Harmon
- Counter-Attack (1968) ... Col. Archie Harmon
- The Mutation (1967) ... USAF Intelligence Officer Fellows
 1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
District Attorney Russo
- The Grand Old Man (1968) ... District Attorney Russo
 1966 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
George Forrester
- The Ransom (1966) ... George Forrester
 1964-1966 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Jacob Lawrence / Leonard Taft / Warden Maddox / ...
- Ten Thousand Pieces of Silver (1966) ... Jacob Lawrence
- Wings of an Angel (1965) ... Warden Maddox
- When the Bough Breaks (1964) ... Lieutenant Malleson
 1965 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Gen. Hoagland
- V for Vendetta (1965) ... Gen. Hoagland
 1965 Rawhide (TV Series)
Lt. Scot MacIntosh
- A Time for Waiting (1965) ... Lt. Scot MacIntosh
 1963 Kraft Mystery Theater (TV Series)
John Lawrence
- Man Without a Witness (1963) ... John Lawrence
 1961-1963 Laramie (TV Series)
John Holby / Hobey Devon
- Badge of Glory (1963) ... John Holby
- Siege at Jubilee (1961) ... Hobey Devon
 1963 Stoney Burke (TV Series)
Brad Cullman
- Color Him Lucky (1963) ... Brad Cullman
 1962 The Virginian (TV Series)
Malcolm Brent
- The Accomplice (1962) ... Malcolm Brent
 1961-1962 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
Paul Watson / Capt. Lewis Baring
- The Long Walk Home (1962) ... Paul Watson
- Family Outing (1961) ... Capt. Lewis Baring
 1960-1962 Thriller (TV Series)
Peter Duncan / Frank Clyde
- The Specialists (1962) ... Peter Duncan
- Rose's Last Summer (1960) ... Frank Clyde
 1962 The New Breed (TV Series)
John Kegler
- Thousands and Thousands of Miles (1962) ... John Kegler
 1962 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Billy Trent
- End of a Minor God (1962) ... Billy Trent
 1962 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Peter Long
- The New Order: Peter Long (1962) ... Peter Long
 1962 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Hobie Redman
- The Hobie Redman Story (1962) ... Hobie Redman
 1962 87th Precinct (TV Series)
Cleve Tompson
- Man in a Jam (1962) ... Cleve Tompson
 1960 Maisie (TV Movie)
Andy Clary
 1960 Philip Marlowe (TV Series)
Marty Hogan
- Murder Is Dead Wrong (1960) ... Marty Hogan
 1959 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Charley Burns
- Surveyors (1959) ... Charley Burns
 1959 The Man and the Challenge (TV Series)
Paul Cheever
- I've Killed Seven Men (1959) ... Paul Cheever
 1959 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Dr. Tom Bell
- The Scalpel and the Gun (1959) ... Dr. Tom Bell
 1959 The Detectives (TV Series)
Officer Forbes
- Shot in the Dark (1959) ... Officer Forbes
 1959 Adventure Showcase (TV Series)
 1959 Face of a Fugitive
Sheriff Mark Riley
 1959 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Arthur Douglas
- Emergency Only (1959) ... Arthur Douglas
 1958 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
Mark McGrath
- The Dark File (1958) ... Mark McGrath
 1958 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
David Middleton
- Thirty Days to Reconsider (1958) ... David Middleton
 1958 The Big Story (TV Series)
Bus Bergen
- Until Proven Guilty (1958) ... Bus Bergen
 1953-1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Doug Clarke / Sherman / Mike Reardon
- A Matter of Guilt (1957) ... Doug Clarke
- Regarding File Number 3456 (1956) ... Sherman
- Short Cut (1954) ... Mike Reardon
- Rendezvous (1953)
 1957 The D.I.
Capt. T.L. Anderson
 1955-1956 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
Capt. Anderson
- Murder of a Sand Flea (1956) ... Capt. Anderson
 1954-1956 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
David Martin
- P.J. Martin and Son (1955) ... David Martin
- End of a Mission (1954)
- Skyblock (1954)
 1955 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- The Chess Game (1955)
- The Straw (1955)
 1955 Mr. Citizen (TV Series)
 1955 Yellowneck
The Sergeant
 1953 Short Short Dramas (TV Series)
Bob Pritchard
- Backfire (1953) ... Bob Pritchard
 1953 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)

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Unsold pilot: Appeared in a pilot for an action series called, "Combat Correspondent" about a wartime reporter traveling with the Marine Corps. See more »

Alternate Names:

Linwood McCarthy

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Best remembered as Captain Anderson to Jack Webb's gritty sergeant in the now campy classic film, The D.I. (1957), a supposedly realistic account about Marine boot camp. See more »

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