Gardner McKay

Actor, Writer, Soundtrack

Actor, Writer, Soundtrack


Gardner is the son of Deane McKay, an ad executive, and Catherine. He was raised in New York and Paris. He attended Cornell University two years but left when his father died. He worked in advertising for 6 months but found that he could not stand it. At age 20, he became a sculptor and had a piece displayed in the Museum of Modern Art. In 1959, ...
Birth date
1932-06-10
Death date
2001-11-21
Height
6' 4" (1.93 m)

Known For


Me.
Me.
Writer
Adventures in Paradise
Adventures in Paradise
Adam Troy / Capt. Adam Troy / Captain Adam Troy (1959-1962)
The Pleasure Seekers
The Pleasure Seekers
Pete Mc Coy (1964)
Me
Me
Writer (1973)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorThe Low Price of Fame1970
ActorI Sailed to Tahiti with an All Girl Crew
Terry O'Brien
1968
ActorThe Pleasure Seekers
Pete Mc Coy
1964
ActorAdventures in Paradise
(TV Series) Adam Troy / Capt. Adam Troy / Captain Adam Troy - Blueprint for Paradise (1962) ... Capt. Adam Troy - The Baby Sitters (1962) ... Capt. Adam Troy - The Dream Merchant (1962) ... Capt. Adam Troy - A Bride for the Captain (1962) ... Captain Adam Troy - The Beach at Belle Anse (1962) ... Adam Troy Show all 91 episodes
1959-1962
ActorThe Ginger Rogers Show
(TV Movie) Gardner McKay (uncredited)
1961
ActorThe Right Approach
Gardner - Studio Actor (uncredited)
1961
ActorHoliday for Lovers
Airman First Class (uncredited)
1959
ActorBoots and Saddles
(TV Series) Lt. Dan Kelly - The Decision (1958) ... Lt. Dan Kelly - Weight of Command (1958) ... Lt. Dan Kelly - The Holdout (1958) ... Lt. Dan Kelly - Iron John (1958) ... Lt. Dan Kelly - The Superstition (1958) ... Lt. Dan Kelly Show all 35 episodes
1957-1958
ActorJefferson Drum
(TV Series) Simon Easton - Showdown (1958) ... Simon Easton
1958
ActorThe Silent Service
(TV Series) Lt. Richard Lee Gregory / Mr. Steen - Incident Down South (1958) ... Lt. Richard Lee Gregory - The Sea Devil Attacks Puget Sound (1958) ... Mr. Steen
1958
ActorIm wilden Westen
(TV Series) Pierre Shunar - The Big Rendezvous (1958) ... Pierre Shunar
1958
ActorRaintree County
Bearded Soldier (uncredited)
1957
ActorThe Thin Man
(TV Series) Jacques Henri - The Angel Biz (1957) ... Jacques Henri
1957
RoleTitleYear
WriterSea Marks
(TV Movie) (play) / (screenplay)
1976
WriterMe
(TV Movie) (play) / (teleplay)
1973
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackStarsky and Hutch
(TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes) - The Set-Up: Part 1 (1977) ... (writer: "Black Bean Soup" - uncredited) - Death Notice (1975) ... (writer: "Black Bean Soup" - uncredited)
1975-1977
RoleTitleYear
DirectorMe
(TV Movie)
1973
RoleTitleYear
SelfThe Merv Griffin Show
(TV Series) Self - Doris Day, Hugh O'Brian, Gardner McKay, Charles Eisenmann, Rudolf Friml, The Lennon Sisters (1971) ... Self - Tarzan Actors with guests Johnny Weismuller, Buster Crabbe, Ron Ely, Jock Mahoney, Lex Barker, James Pierce, Gardner McKay (1971) ... Self
1971
SelfThe Dating Game
(TV Series) Self - Gardner McKay (1966) ... Self
1966
SelfThe Mike Douglas Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #5.62 (1965) ... Self
1965
SelfVacation Playhouse
(TV Series) Self - A Love Affair Just for Three (1963) ... Self (uncredited)
1963
SelfThe 34th Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Audience Member
1962
SelfThe 33rd Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Audience Member
1961
SelfAbout Faces
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 7 October 1960 (1960) ... Self
1960
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageDominick Dunne: After the Party
(Documentary) Adam Troy
2008