Person Details

Birthday: 1927-10-10 21:24:22

Death: 2005-06-06 21:24:22

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Ferndale, Michigan United States

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Movie Involvements: 41

TV Involvements: 15


Most Famous Work

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dana Elcar (October 10, 1927 – June 6, 2005) was an American television and movie character actor. Although he appeared in about 40 films, his most memorable role was on the 1980s and 1990s television series MacGyver as Peter Thornton, an administrator working for the Phoenix Foundation. Elcar had appeared in the pilot episode of MacGyver as Andy Colson (a completely different character), but was later cast as Peter Thornton, making his first regular appearance in the 11th episode of the first season. Description above from the Wikipedia article Dana Elcar, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

MacGyver
Average
8

MacGyver

(1985) Pete Thornton
Knight Rider
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7

Knight Rider

(1982) Strock
The A-Team
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7

The A-Team

(1983) Judge Leonard Mordente
Columbo
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8

Columbo

(1971) Falcon
The Rockford Files
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8

The Rockford Files

(1974) Sheriff Mitchell
The Invaders
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7

The Invaders

(1967) Sheriff Tom Halloway
Baretta
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7

Baretta

(1975) Inspector Shiller
2010
Average
7

2010

(1984) Dimitri Moisevitch

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
1994 N/A
N/A
1990 N/A
1986 Leo Gross
Dr. Strange
N/A
1985 Max Wiley
Don Mason
N/A
Pete Thornton
1984 Dimitri Moisevitch
Burton Schuyler
D'Antoni
1983 Mr. Caine
N/A
N/A
Warden
Lou
Judge Leonard Mordente
George Olsen
Captain R. C. Hodges
1982 Burt Wagner
N/A
N/A
N/A
Strock
N/A
Milhauser
1981 Capt. Hubris
N/A
N/A
Russ Devlin
N/A
N/A
1980 Benchley
Chief
N/A
1979 N/A
N/A
Hoffmaster
Frank Boyd
Havermeyer
Brad Mullins
N/A
1977 N/A
N/A
N/A
1976 Col. Thomas A. Lard
Thomas A. Lard
Sheriff Wenzel
Rev. Mr. Endicott
Dockstedter
Lt. Charles Blunt
1975 Chief Perna
Inspector Shiller
1974 Hal Rodgers
Sheriff Mitchell
N/A
Prescott
1973 F.B.I. Agent Polk
Sheriff
N/A
Dr. Aaronson
1972 N/A
N/A
Allen
Col. Talbot
N/A
Captain Detroville
1971 Hank Keller
Falcon
N/A
Marv Green
Carstairs
N/A
1970 George Woodruff
Van Treadly
Capt. Battles
Harold Tracey
1969 N/A
N/A
Kirky
Sgt. Kelvaney
George Stack
Det. J.J. 'Red' Thornton
1968 Andrew Pearce
Luis Schubert
N/A
N/A
1967 N/A
N/A
N/A
Craigmeyer
Sheriff Tom Halloway
1966 N/A
N/A
1965 N/A
N/A
N/A
Mr. Dodd
1964 Foster
1963 N/A
N/A
1962 Dennis Wilcox
1958 N/A
1955 N/A
1954 N/A
1951 N/A
1949 Lt. Alameda
Year Character Movie/Tv

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
1985 Director
1979 Director
Director
1974 Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

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