Dana Elcar

Dana Elcar
1927 - 2005
Dana Elcar  American Actor

Dana Elcar dating history


Dana Elcar was previously married to Marianne Torrance (1978), Peggy Romano (1954 - 1970) and Katherine Frances Mead (1948 - 1950).


American Actor Dana Elcar was born Ibson Dana Elcar on 10th October, 1927 in Ferndale, Michigan, USA and passed away on 6th Jun 2005 Ventura, California, USA aged 77. He is most remembered for MacGyver. His zodiac sign is Libra.

Dana Elcar is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and American stage actors.


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Married3 43 years, 6 months 20 years, 6 months 2 years
Total3 43 years, 6 months 20 years, 6 months 2 years


First Name Dana
Last Name Elcar
Full Name at Birth Ibson Dana Elcar
Age 77 (age at death) years
Birthday 10th October, 1927
Birthplace Ferndale, Michigan, USA
Died 6th June, 2005
Place of Death Ventura, California, USA
Cause of Death Complications from Pneumonia
Buried Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Build Large
Hair Color Bald
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University University of Michigan
Occupation Text Actor, Director
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame MacGyver
Year(s) Active 1952–2002

Ibsen Dana Elcar (October 10, 1927 – June 6, 2005) was an American television and film character actor. He appeared in about 40 films as well as on the 1980s and 1990s television series MacGyver as Peter Thornton, MacGyver’s immediate supervisor at the Phoenix Foundation. Elcar had appeared in the pilot episode of MacGyver as Andy Colson before assuming the role of Thornton.

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Dana Elcar77 LibraActor
Marianne Torrance-
Peggy Romano-
Katherine Frances Mead-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
DaneMalePeggy Romano
NoraFemalePeggy Romano
ChandraFemalePeggy Romano
MarinFemalePeggy Romano


ER1994Manny KendovichTV Show
The Magic School Bus1994Mr. TereseTV Show
For Their Own Good1993Sally's father (uncredited)TV Movie
Law & Order1990Robert CookTV Show
Inside Out1986Leo GrossMovie
Murder in Three Acts1986Dr. StrangeTV Movie
Matlock1986Arthur HughesTV Show
Toughlove1985Max WileyTV Movie
MacGyver1985King Arthur, Pete Thornton, Santa ClausTV Show
There Were Times, Dear1985Don MasonTV Movie
20101984Dimitri MoisevitchMovie
All of Me1984Burton SchuylerMovie
Jungle Warriors1984D'AntoniMovie
Sweet Revenge1984Sen. Arthur HagertyTV Movie
Riptide1984Harry SilvermanTV Show
Blue Skies Again1983LouMovie
I Want to Live1983WardenTV Movie
Quarterback Princess1983Mr. CaineTV Movie
Hardcastle and McCormick1983Frank CardiganTV Show
Scarecrow and Mrs. King1983Mitch LarnerTV Show
The A-Team1983George Olsen, Judge Leonard MordenteTV Show
Small & Frye1983ProblemsTV Show
Inspector Perez1983Captain R. C. HodgesTV Movie
Forbidden Love1982Burt WagnerTV Movie
The Day the Bubble Burst1982Mr. BlockTV Movie
Herbie, the Love Bug1982WardenTV Show
Knight Rider1982StrockTV Show
Matt Houston1982Mayor AkersTV Show
Newhart1982Sam EbersolTV Show
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers1982Judge CarlsonTV Show
Voyagers!1982Colonel KnoxTV Show
Breach of Contract1982Movie
Teachers Only1982ClaytonTV Show
Help Wanted: Male1982MilhauserTV Movie
Buddy Buddy1981Capt. HubrisMovie
Condorman1981Russ DevlinMovie
Code Red1981Jason ConnersTV Show
Falcon Crest1981Carl ReedTV Show
Hill Street Blues1981Lt. Mel TaberTV Show
The Fall Guy1981Dean HackettTV Show
Foul Play1981Lieutenant BideckerTV Show
Wendy Hooper, U.S. Army1981SergeantTV Movie
The Last Flight of Noah's Ark1980BenchleyMovie
The Nude Bomb1980ChiefMovie
Death Penalty1980John MulliganTV Movie
Flamingo Road1980CraneTV Show
Galactica 19801980John SteadmanTV Show
Mark, I Love You1980Mr. BassettTV Movie
Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff1979HavermeyerMovie
The Champ1979HoffmasterMovie
Benson1979Senator ChapmanTV Show
Hart to Hart1979Admiral SpringfieldTV Show
Trapper John, M.D.1979Howard Bowman, Jared VennemarTV Show
Crisis in Mid-air1979Brad MullinsTV Movie
Samurai1979Frank BoydTV Movie
Centennial1978Judge HartTV Show
B.J. and the Bear1978Sheriff Nathan T. MacCandlesTV Show
Greatest Heroes of the Bible1978RanolTV Show
The Incredible Hulk1978Sheriff HarrisTV Show
The Paper Chase1978Mr. Sam HartTV Show
Waiting for Godot1977VladimirTV Movie
Eight Is Enough1977BenTV Show
Baby Blue Marine1976Sheriff WenzelMovie
St. Ives1976Lt. Charles BluntMovie
W.C. Fields and Me1976Agent DockstedterMovie
Black Sheep Squadron1976Col. Thomas A. LardTV Show
Family1976John KreigerTV Show
Gemini Man1976Dr. Harold SchuylerTV Show
Law of the Land1976Rev. Mr. EndicottTV Movie
Report to the Commissioner1975Chief PernaMovie
Baretta1975Lt. ShillerTV Show
One Day at a Time1975CaptainTV Show
Love Nest1975MortTV Movie
The Missiles of October1974Robert McNamara - Secretary of DefenseTV Movie
Petrocelli1974Prosecutor DaleyTV Show
Sons and Daughters1974Paul ReedTV Show
The Manhunter1974SitwellTV Show
The Rockford Files1974Sheriff MitchellTV Show
The Six Million Dollar Man1974Larry StoverTV Show
Heat Wave!1974PrescottTV Movie
Panic on the 5:221974Hal RodgersTV Movie
Lady Ice1973Insurance Company Official (uncredited)Movie
The Sting1973F.B.I. Agent PolkMovie
Catch-221973Col. CathcartTV Movie
Dying Room Only1973SheriffTV Movie
Chase1973PhelpsTV Show
Hawkins1973Dr. AaronsonTV Show
Police Story1973Lt. GarippoTV Show
The New Perry Mason1973Dory StrongTV Show
Hernandez1973JackmanTV Movie
The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid1972AllenMovie
Kung Fu1972Judge Todd A. Pritikin, Noah JonesTV Show
The Delphi Bureau1972Michael KendallTV Show
The Sixth Sense1972Edward WinslowTV Show
Fireball Forward1972Col. TalbotTV Movie
The Bravos1972Captain DetrovilleTV Movie
A Gunfight1971Marv GreenMovie
Mrs. Pollifax-Spy1971CarstairsMovie
Alias Smith and Jones1971Benjamin T. Bowers, Sam HaneyTV Show
Cannon1971John Brinegar, Lt. Sam Levaca, Walter RyanTV Show
Longstreet1971Dr. BurlenTV Show
Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law1971Paul HendersonTV Show
Sarge1971Father Frank DinsmoreTV Show
The Waltons1971George PorterTV Show
The Death of Me Yet1971Hank KellerTV Movie
Columbo1971FalconTV Show
Adam at Six A.M.1970Van TreadlyMovie
Soldier Blue1970Capt. BattlesMovie
Zigzag1970Harold TraceyMovie
Men at Law1970H.L. SloaneTV Show
San Francisco International Airport1970George WoodruffTV Show
The Partridge Family1970Mr. FelcherTV Show
The Bold Ones: The Senator1970Collie FordTV Show
Pendulum1969Police Det. J.J. 'Red' ThorntonMovie
The Learning Tree1969KirkyMovie
The Maltese Bippy1969Sgt. KelvaneyMovie
Love, American Style1969A. J. Potts (segment "Love and the Naked Stranger")TV Show
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969Dr. Jim McCready, Dr. TomlinsonTV Show
Medical Center1969General Montague, George MazurTV Show
My Friend Tony1969TV Show
Room 2221969Everett StilesTV Show
The Bold Ones: The Lawyers1969District Attorney Shannon, GaleTV Show
The Bold Ones: The Protectors1969George StackTV Show
D.A.: Murder One1969Dr. Carl EnrightTV Movie
The Whole World Is Watching1969HustonTV Movie
A Lovely Way to Die1968LaytonMovie
The Boston Strangler1968Luis SchubertMovie
Of Mice and Men1968TV Movie
Hawaii Five-O1968Dr. BenjaminTV Show
The Name of the Game1968HoodTV Show
The Outsider1968Fred OliverTV Show
The Sound of Anger1968Andrew PearceTV Movie
Elizabeth the Queen1968Captain MarvelTV Movie
The Borgia Stick1967CraigmeyerTV Movie
The Crucible1967Marshall HerrickTV Movie
Ironside1967Bill O'Brien, George, Joe MarkhamTV Show
Judd for the Defense1967ChampionTV Show
Mannix1967Fred Reston, Skip Seldon, Tom ColemanTV Show
N.Y.P.D.1967Ed PhelanTV Show
The Invaders1967Sheriff Tom HallowayTV Show
Saint Joan1967La HireTV Movie
ABC Stage 671966Lou CoolidgeTV Show
Dark Shadows1966Sheriff George Patterson, Sheriff George Patterson #1TV Show
Hawk1966Stanley YullenTV Show
Mission: Impossible1966C.W. CameronTV Show
A Christmas Masque1966The GiantTV Movie
The Fool Killer1965Mr. DoddMovie
Get Smart1965KrugerTV Show
Run for Your Life1965Dr. George GrahamTV Show
The F.B.I.1965Ed Garth, Ewing Carter, WaverlyTV Show
The Trials of O'Brien1965Sam StylesTV Show
Fail Safe1964FosterMovie
The Patriots1963JacobTV Movie
East Side/West Side1963Father MelloTV Show
Espionage1963KevinTV Show
The Patty Duke Show1963AndersonTV Show
The Doctors and the Nurses1962Dr. Fellowes, Dr. Fuller, Dr. Zack FullerTV Show
The Virginian1962Bennett PooleTV Show
'Way Out1961The Flophouse ManagerTV Show
Car 54, Where Are You?1961FBI Agent Potter, Gunderson - Construction Boss, Van Police OfficerTV Show
The Defenders1961District Attorney, Dr. Marvin Graham, RankinTV Show
The DuPont Show of the Week1961Dennis WilcoxTV Show
Insight1960Dr. DimitriTV Show
Bonanza1959Caleb Milton, Mr. MerrickTV Show
Play of the Week1959Friend EdTV Show
Sunday Showcase1959NewspapermanTV Show
The Deputy1959TownsmanTV Show
Brenner1959BartenderTV Show
Art Carney Special1959Dr. GibbsTV Show
Deadline1959Schneider, TrooperTV Show
Our American Heritage1959TV Show
Naked City1958Al Borris, VarneyTV Show
Steve Canyon1958Larry HansonTV Show
The Edge of Night1956Clinton WheelerTV Show
Gunsmoke1955PennigrathTV Show
Look Up and Live1954GutmanTV Show
A Time to Live1954Dr. ClayTV Show
Guiding Light1952District Attorney Andrew Murray (1962)TV Show
Omnibus1952TV Show
Armstrong Circle Theatre1950Carl RogersTV Show
The Big Story1949Cashmore, Lt. Alameda, SergeantTV Show
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