Sam Melville

Sam Melville
1936 - 1989

Sam Melville  American Actor


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American Actor Sam Melville was born Samuel Gardner Melville on 20th August, 1936 in Fillmore, Utah and passed away on 9th Mar 1989 Los Angeles, California aged 52. He is most remembered for The Rookies (1972 - 1976). His zodiac sign is Leo.

Sam Melville is a member of the following lists: Male actors from Los Angeles, Male actors from Utah and Male actors from Los Angeles, California.


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First Name Sam
Middle Name Gardner
Last Name Melville
Full Name at Birth Samuel Gardner Melville
Age 52 (age at death) years
Birthday 20th August, 1936
Birthplace Fillmore, Utah
Died 9th March, 1989
Place of Death Los Angeles, California
Cause of Death Heart Failure
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Film, television actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Rookies (1972 - 1976)
Year(s) Active 1966–1989

Samuel Gardner "Sam" Melville (August 20, 1936 – March 9, 1989) was an American actor who appeared as a guest star on many popular television programs of the 1960s and 1970s. He portrayed Officer Mike Danko in four seasons of Aaron Spelling's ABC series, The Rookies, and The Bear in the classic 1978 surfing movie, Big Wednesday, with Celia Kaye as his unnamed "bride."

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Fists of Steel1991George BreenbergMovie
The Assassin1990Senator BerkeleyMovie
Deadly Weapon1989Sheriff BartlettMovie
Twice Dead1988Harry CatesMovie
Starman1986Joe FlossTV Show
The Colbys1985Michael GroganTV Show
Airwolf1984Mace TaggartTV Show
Scarecrow and Mrs. King1983Glen Tucker, Joe KingTV Show
The A-Team1983Rocco, ShawTV Show
T.J. Hooker1982Hank Carmichael, MitoskiTV Show
Code Red1981TV Show
Strike Force1981DennisTV Show
Roughnecks1980O'Dell HartmanTV Movie
When the Whistle Blows1980Charlie SullivanTV Show
The Dukes of Hazzard1979Rick, Snake, Tommy DunkirkTV Show
Big Wednesday1978BearMovie
Dallas1978Dr. David KenfieldTV Show
Fantasy Island1977Tony ChiltonTV Show
Fools, Females and Fun1974Stephen ColeTV Movie
The Rookies1972Mike Danko, Off. Mike Danko, Officer Mike DankoTV Show
Killer by Night1972Book Store Owner (uncredited)TV Movie
Terror in the Sky1971StewartTV Movie
The Man and the City1971TV Show
The Young Lawyers1969Gabe ThomasTV Show
The Thomas Crown Affair1968DaveMovie
Hawaii Five-O1968Gary Oliver, Hawkins, Jerry ParksTV Show
Here Come the Brides1968LewTV Show
The Name of the Game1968Gary JohnsonTV Show
Hour of the Gun1967Morgan EarpMovie
Dundee and the Culhane1967Dave HowardTV Show
Mannix1967John OgilvyTV Show
The Guns of Will Sonnett1967KirkTV Show
A Smell of Honey, a Swallow of Brine1966Lowell Carter (as Neville Coward)Movie
Shane1966Len, Shane's CompanionTV Show
T.H.E. Cat1966ChrisTV Show
That Girl1966Roddy WaxmanTV Show
Iron Horse1966Lloyd BarringtonTV Show
Hogan's Heroes1965Lieutenant James Crandall, SchmidtTV Show
The Big Valley1965JackTV Show
The Fugitive1963Deputy Lee RunnelsTV Show
Bonanza1959CoulterTV Show
Gunsmoke1955Lt. Snell, Nebo, Wade PascoTV Show
Death Valley Days1952David Meriweather, John Clum, Lt. Jason BealTV Show
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