Doug McClure

Highest Rated: 89% South Pacific (1958)
Lowest Rated: 13% Cannonball Run II (1984)
Birthday: May 11, 1935
Birthplace: Glendale, California, USA
Raw-boned blonde leading man Doug McClure came to films in 1957, but it was television that made him a star. He played secondary roles on such MCA series as The Overland Trail (1960) and Checkmate (1961-62) before striking paydirt as Trampas on the long-running (1962-71) western series The Virginian. During his first flush of stardom, McClure played leads in two Universal remakes, Beau Geste (1966) and The King's Pirate (the 1967 remake of Errol Flynn's Against All Flags). He also dashed through a trio of British-filmed Edgar Rice Burroughs derivations, The Land That Time Forgot (1974), At the Earth's Core (1976) and The People That Time Forgot (1977). He perpetuated his athletic, devil-may-care image into his brief 1975 TVer, Search (1975). In the late 1980s, Doug McClure reemerged as an agreeable comic actor, playing an Eastwoodish movie-star-cum-small-town-mayor in the syndicated sitcom Out of This World (1987-88).

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Riders in the Storm Hamilton Monroe 1995
66% Maverick Riverboat Poker Player 1994
No Score Yet Dead Man's Revenge Granger 1993
No Score Yet Battling for Baby David 1992
No Score Yet The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw Doug 1991
No Score Yet Dark Before Dawn Kirkland 1989
60% Tapeheads Sidney 1988
No Score Yet Prime Suspect Actor 1988
No Score Yet Omega Syndrome Detective Milnor 1987
No Score Yet Hollywood Dinosaur Chronicles Host 1987
43% 52 Pick-Up Averson 1986
13% Cannonball Run II The Slapper 1984
No Score Yet The House Where Evil Dwells Alex 1982
No Score Yet Prime Suspect Actor 1982
No Score Yet Firebird 2015 A.D Actor 1981
56% Humanoids From the Deep Jim Hill 1980
No Score Yet The Rebels Actor 1979
No Score Yet Warlords of Atlantis Greg Collinson 1978
No Score Yet Wild and Wooly Actor 1978
50% The People That Time Forgot Bowen Tyler 1977
No Score Yet SST: Death Flight (Flight of the Maiden) Hank Fairbanks 1977
33% At the Earth's Core David Innes 1976
No Score Yet What Changed Charley Farthing? (El tramposo)(The Bananas Boat)(The Swindler) Charley Farthing 1976
46% The Land That Time Forgot Bowen Tyler 1975
No Score Yet Satan's Triangle Lt. J. Haig 1975
No Score Yet Playmates Kermit Holvey 1972
No Score Yet The Birdmen Actor 1971
No Score Yet Backtrack Trampas 1969
No Score Yet Shenandoah Sam 1965
No Score Yet The Bull of the West Trampas 1962
No Score Yet The Unforgiven Andy 1960
No Score Yet Because They're Young Jim 1960
44% Gidget Waikiki 1959
89% South Pacific Pilot 1958
80% The Enemy Below Ensign Merry 1957

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote
1984-1996
Sheriff Rankin Gary Patterson
  • 1987
No Score Yet Magnum, P.I.
1980-1988
John Quillan
  • 1985
No Score Yet Too Close for Comfort
1980-1987
Architect
  • 1985
  • 1984
No Score Yet CHiPs
1977-1983
Duke
  • 1982
86% Roots
1977
Jemmy Brent
  • 1977
No Score Yet Barbary Coast
1975-1976
Cash Conover
  • 1975
80% The Twilight Zone
1959-1964
Pete Grant
  • 1959

QUOTES FROM Doug McClure CHARACTERS