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Gardner McKay (1932–2001)

Gardner is the son of Deane McKay, an ad executive, and Catherine. He was raised in New York and Paris. He attended Cornell University two years but left when his father died. He worked in advertising for 6 months but found that he could not stand it. At age 20, he became a sculptor and had a piece displayed in the Museum of Modern Art. In 1959, ... See full bio »

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 1964 The Pleasure Seekers
Pete Mc Coy
 1961 The Right Approach
Gardner - Studio Actor (uncredited)
 1959 Holiday for Lovers
Airman First Class (uncredited)
 1958 Jefferson Drum (TV Series)
Simon Easton
- Showdown (1958) ... Simon Easton
 1958 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Gregory / Steen
- Incident Down South (1958) ... Gregory
 1958 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
 1957-1958 Boots and Saddles (TV Series)
Lt. Dan Kelly
- The Decision (1958) ... Lt. Dan Kelly
- Weight of Command (1958) ... Lt. Dan Kelly
- The Holdout (1958) ... Lt. Dan Kelly
- Iron John (1958) ... Lt. Dan Kelly
- The Superstition (1958) ... Lt. Dan Kelly
 1957 Raintree County
Bearded Soldier (uncredited)
 1957 The Thin Man (TV Series)
Jacques Henri
- The Angel Biz (1957) ... Jacques Henri
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Novel: "Untold Damage" (filmed as Me (1973)). See more »

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1 Print Biography | 4 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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6' 4" (1.93 m)

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Immortalized in the the 1983 Jimmy Buffett song "We Are the People Our Parents Warned Us About". See more »



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