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Overview (5)

Born in Sanford, North Carolina, USA
Died in Greenville, South Carolina, USA
Birth NameRickie Hugh McLean
Nickname Hughster
Height 5' 10½" (1.79 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Hugh began acting in public in the third grade. When he was 8 years old, he told his father that he wanted to go to Hollywood and be an actor, but his father discouraged it. Until 1995, his acting venues had been limited to stage, with leads in such productions as "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum" (Marcus Lycus), "South Pacific" (Luther Billis), and "Night Must Fall" (Inspector Belsize). In 1995 he began a recurring role on a local television kid's show. In 1997 he got the male lead in the VisualQuest production of a prospective television pilot entitled "Letters From The Shoebox". However, the project never got off the ground. Hugh has continued his stage performances with "Driving Miss Daisy" (Hoke), "The Wizard of Oz" (Professor Marvel/Oz) and "To Kill A Mockingbird" (Reverend Sykes)- the former of which he won the local civic theater's version of the Oscar. In 2001, he had a major supporting role in the Dave Christiano film, "Late One Night". This union with Christiano won him the role of Jon Gates, a principal character on the light Christian drama "7th Street Theater", which is aired on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), as well as the NRB Network, Cornerstone Television and I-Life. In 2006, he had a guest role on the Christian sitcom, "Pastor Greg" and in 2008, showed up in two major films with religious themes; "Me & You, Us Forever" (Paul) released by Five & Two Pictures, and the modern version of the John Bunyan classic "Pilgrim's Progress" (Evangelist), produced by DRC Productions and directed by Danny Carrales ("Final Exit" "The Gathering" "Escape From Hell").

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Houston DeVar

Spouse (1)

Melissa Thomas McLean (17 December 1982 - present) ( 2 children)

Trivia (3)

Loves Science Fiction movies and television shows, but loves to read westerns, and crime dramas.
Favorite movie of all time, is, "It's a Wonderful Life". Favorite actor is Gary Oldman.
Gets his inspiration of creativity from biblical passages.

Personal Quotes (1)

Doing your best makes you a success. Success is not measured by how many times you succeed, but how much effort you put into the process. (his take on what it means to be a hard worker)

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