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Kenneth McMillan (I) (1932–1989)

Character actor Kenneth McMillan was born on July 2, 1932 in Brooklyn, New York. Prior to becoming an actor, McMillan was a manager at Gimbels Department Store. At age 30, McMillan decided to pursue an acting career. He attended the LaGuardia High School for Performing Arts and took acting lessons from Uta Hagen and Irene Dailey. He made his film ... See full bio »

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 1989 Top of the Hill (TV Movie)
 1989 Three Fugitives
 1988 Favorite Son (TV Mini-Series)
Henry O'Brien
- Part One (1988) ... Henry O'Brien
 1988 Frank's Place (TV Series)
Mitch Torrance
- The King of Wall Street (1988) ... Mitch Torrance (as Ken McMillan)
 1987 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Joe Hatten
- Innocence... A Broad (1987) ... Joe Hatten
 1987 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Coach Kevin Cauldwell
- When Thieves Fall Out (1987) ... Coach Kevin Cauldwell
 1987 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Harry Gunz
- Sons of Gunz (1987) ... Harry Gunz
 1987 Malone
 1986 Moonlighting (TV Series)
 1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Judge Paul Magrew
- Four O'Clock (1986) ... Judge Paul Magrew
 1986 Acceptable Risks (TV Movie)
Wes Boggs
 1984 Protocol
Senator Norris
 1984 Concrete Beat (TV Movie)
Marion Kaiser
 1984 Reckless
John Rourke Sr
 1984 When She Says No (TV Movie)
Mr. Michaels
 1983 Murder 1, Dancer 0 (TV Movie)
Lt. Herbie Quinlan (as Ken McMillan)
 1983 Blue Skies Again
 1983 Dixie: Changing Habits (TV Movie)
Tony Marchesso
 1983 Packin' It In (TV Movie)
Howard Estep
 1982 The Clairvoyant
Detective Cullum
 1982 In the Custody of Strangers (TV Movie)
Albert C. Caruso
 1982 Partners
Chief Wilkins
 1981 Heartbeeps
 1981 Whose Life Is It Anyway?
Judge Wyler
 1981 Ragtime
Willie Conklin
 1981 True Confessions
Frank Crotty
 1981 Eyewitness
Mr. Deever
 1980 Carny
Heavy St. John
 1980 The Hustler of Muscle Beach (TV Movie)
Joseph Demec
 1980 Hide in Plain Sight
Sam Marzetta
 1980 Little Miss Marker
 1979 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Jack Riley
- Convention (1979) ... Jack Riley
 1978 Oliver's Story
Jamie Francis
 1978 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Morry Hawthorne
- A Fast Count (1978) ... Morry Hawthorne
 1978 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Lt. Daniel E. Slate
- Strange Justice (1978) ... Lt. Daniel E. Slate
 1978 Bloodbrothers
 1978 Girlfriends
 1978 A Death in Canaan (TV Movie)
Sgt. Tim Scully
 1978 King (TV Mini-Series)
Bull Connor
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... Bull Connor (credit only)
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... Bull Connor
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... Bull Connor
 1976-1978 Kojak (TV Series)
Lt. George O'Mara / Lt. Becker / Lt. Decker
- No License to Kill (1978) ... Lt. George O'Mara
- A Shield for Murder: Part 2 (1976) ... Lt. Becker
- A Shield for Murder: Part 1 (1976) ... Lt. Decker
 1978 Breaking Up (TV Movie)
Vancrier (as Ken McMillan)
 1977 The Rubber Gun Squad (TV Movie)
Capt. Egan
 1977 Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye (TV Movie)
Softy McNamara
 1975 Dog Day Afternoon
Commissioner (uncredited)
 1974 The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
Harry - Borough Commander (as Kenneth Mc Millan)
 1973 Serpico
Charlie (uncredited)
 1969-1970 Dark Shadows (TV Series)
Bartender at the Eagle / Jack Long
- Episode #1.991 (1970) ... Bartender at the Eagle
- Episode #1.899 (1969) ... Jack Long
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Other Works:

Acted in an off-Broadway stage production of "Where Do We Go from Here?", at the Joseph Papp Public Theater. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ken McMillan | Kenneth Mc Millan


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Who says acting isn't being yourself? I am not a hypocrite. I have my megalomania. There's a part of me that's still in the crib, wanting to control and rule everything. When I get into the biggest problems is when I get arrested development. I don't tell you it's someone that's not me. I mean, I think I'm weird or at least I can be. And I think I can be crazy and I can be cruel. I know it. I've ... See more »


Had dropped out of school to work in a factory when he ran into his junior high school English teacher. She took him to audition for the LaGuardia High School for Performing Arts in New York City. He went in for acting and ended up a dance major. See more »


Often played gruff, hostile and unfriendly characters See more »

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