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Lee McLaughlin

Highest Rated: 50% The Cheap Detective (1978)

Lowest Rated: 28% The Car (1977)

Birthday: May 4, 1936

Birthplace: Chester, Pennsylvania, USA

Lee McLaughlin rose to fame as an actor, gracing the silver screen many times over the course of his Hollywood career. McLaughlin's earliest roles were in film, including the comedy adventure "Silver Streak" (1976) with Gene Wilder, the James Brolin horror movie "The Car" (1977) and the Lorne Greene adventure "Battlestar Galactica" (1978). He also appeared in the Peter Falk comedy "The Cheap Detective" (1978). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the eighties, appearing in the comedy "Back Roads" (1981) with Sally Field and the comedy "Elvira, Mistress of the Dark" (1988) with Elvira. His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Gus Brown and Midnight Brewster" (NBC, 1984-85). In the nineties, McLaughlin lent his talents to projects like "The Skateboard Kid" (1993), "Raven Hawk" (HBO, 1995-96) and "Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of Pecos Bill" with Patrick Swayze (1995). McLaughlin most recently acted in "Ed Gein" (2001) with Steve Railsback.

Highest rated movies

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark
The Cheap Detective
The Car



No Score Yet No Score Yet Greasewood Flat Jim (Character) - 2003
No Score Yet 53% The Skateboard Kid Sheriff (Character) - 1993
50% 65% Elvira, Mistress of the Dark Unknown (Character) $4.1M 1988
50% 57% The Cheap Detective Fat Man (Character) - 1978
28% 52% The Car Marvin Fats (Character) - 1977


No Score Yet No Score Yet Starsky and Hutch Unknown (Guest Star) 1977-1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fantasy Island Unknown (Guest Star) 1978
No Score Yet 80% CHiPs Unknown (Guest Star) 1977
No Score Yet 100% One Day at a Time Unknown (Guest Star) 1977
No Score Yet 100% Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1969 1971-1972