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Date of Birth 20 August 1936Fillmore, Utah, USA
Date of Death 9 March 1989Los Angeles, California, USA  (heart failure)
Birth NameSamuel Gardner Melville
Nickname Bear
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Sam Melville was born on August 20, 1936 in Fillmore, Utah, USA as Samuel Gardner Melville. He is known for his work on The Rookies (1972), The Thomas Crown Affair (1968) and Big Wednesday (1978). He was married to Anne Melville. He died on March 9, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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Anne Melville (20 September 1980 - 9 March 1989) (his death)

Trivia (2)

Durable TV actor who played rugged, no-nonsense types -- best known as married cop Mike Danko on Aaron Spelling's The Rookies (1972) (1972-1976) opposite Kate Jackson who played his wife Jill, who was also a nurse.
Played Kate Jackson's husband on The Rookies (1972) and her ex-husband in Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983).

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