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 Dana Elcar

Dana Elcar

Birth
Ferndale, Oakland County, Michigan, USA
Death 6 Jun 2005 (aged 77)
Ventura, Ventura County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 11138509 · View Source
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Actor. Best remembered for his role as 'Peter Thornton' on the television series "MacGyver" from 1985 to 1992. Born in Ferndale, Michigan, he ran away from home at age 13 and after watching "Citizen Kane" was inspired to go into acting. Diagnosed with the onset of glaucoma induced blindness in 1990, he continued on MacGyver until it ended in 1992. His television career which began in 1959 and lasted over 45 years with over 100 guest appearances also included "Baretta" with Robert Blake and the Robert Conrad series "Black Sheep Squadron." His also performed in some 40 films such as "The Sting," "2010," "All of Me" and "The Learning Tree." Also performed in off-Broadway plays like "The Dumb Waiter," "The Caretaker," "Under Milk Wood" and Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot."

Bio by: Fred Beisser


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
  • Added: 10 Jun 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11138509
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dana Elcar (9 Oct 1927–6 Jun 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11138509, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.