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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 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
 1957-1958 Boots and Saddles (TV Series)
Lt. Dan Kelly
- The Decision (1958) ... Lt. Dan Kelly
- The Captain's Leave (1958) ... Lt. Dan Kelly
- Weight of Command (1958) ... Lt. Dan Kelly
- The Holdout (1958) ... Lt. Dan Kelly
- Iron John (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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 1976 Sea Marks (TV Movie) (play) / (screenplay)
 1971 Untold Damage (TV Movie) (play)
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 1975-1977 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Set-Up: Part 1 (1977) ... (writer: "Black Bean Soup" - uncredited)
- Death Notice (1975) ... (writer: "Black Bean Soup" - uncredited)
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 1971 Untold Damage (TV Movie)
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 1966 The Dating Game (TV Series)
- Episode #1.41 (1966) ... Himself (uncredited)
 1965 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 30 November 1965 (1965) ... Himself
 1963 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series)
- A Love Affair Just for Three (1963) ... Himself (uncredited)
 1962 The 34th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Audience Member
 1961 The 33rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Audience Member
 1960 About Faces (TV Series)
- Episode dated 7 October 1960 (1960) ... Himself

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Other Works:

Novel: "Toyer". See more »

Publicity Listings:

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


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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Children: son Tristan and daughter Liza. See more »



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