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Gavin MacLeod (born February 28, 1930) is an American actor, notable for playing Murray Slaughter on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Captain Merrill Stubing on The Love Boat. February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The Mary Tyler Moore Show was an American television sitcom that aired on CBS from September 19, 1970 to March 19, 1977. ... The Love Boat - Opening Title The Love Boat was a TV series set on a cruise ship, which aired on the ABC Television Network from 1977 until 1986. ...


Born Allan See in Mount Kisco, New York, he grew up in Pleasantville and studied acting at Ithaca College, graduating in 1952. His father, a gas station attendant, was a Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indian. After serving in the Air Force, he moved to New York City and worked at Radio City Music Hall while looking for acting work. At about this time he changed his name, drawing "Gavin" from a cerebral palsy victim in a TV drama, and "MacLeod" from his Ithaca drama coach, Beatrice MacLeod. Mount Kisco is both a village and a town located in Westchester County, New York. ... Pleasantville is a village located in Westchester County, New York. ... Ithaca College Campus Ithaca College is a private liberal arts college in Ithaca, New York, founded in 1892 as a music school, the Ithaca Conservatory of Music in downtown Ithaca. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a [[leap year starting on Tueday] (link will take you to calendar). ... The Ojibwa, Aanishanabe or Chippewa (also Ojibwe, Ojibway, Chippeway, Anishinaabe, or Anishinabek) are the largest group of Native Americans/First Nations north of Mexico, including Métis. ... The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aviation branch of the United States armed forces. ... The Empire State Building (right) and the Chrysler Building (left) are easily recognized symbols of New York City to the world. ... Radio City Music Hall in 1996 Radio City Music Hall is an entertainment venue located in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... Cerebral palsy or CP is a group of permanent disorders associated with developmental brain injuries that occur during fetal development, birth, or shortly after birth. ...


His first movie appearance was in I Want To Live!, a 1958 prison drama starring the late Susan Hayward who won an Oscar for her performance. He also appeared as the villain on TV shows of the late 1950s and early 1960s. His first regular TV role came in 1962 as Joseph "Happy" Haines on McHale's Navy. I Want to Live! is a 1958 film which tells the true story of a woman, Barbara Graham, falsely accused of murder, who faces execution. ... Susan Hayward Susan Hayward (June 30, 1917 – March 14, 1975) was an American actress. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... McHales Navy was an American television sitcom series. ...


MacLeod's role as "Murray Slaughter" on The Mary Tyler Moore Show won him lasting fame, and two Golden Globe nominations, followed by another three nominations for his Love Boat work. The Mary Tyler Moore Show was an American television sitcom that aired on CBS from September 19, 1970 to March 19, 1977. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ...


Along with his wife Patti, an evangelical Christian, [citation needed] he wrote about struggles with divorce and alcoholism in Back On Course: The Remarkable Story of a Divorce That Ended in Remarriage. For a brief time the MacLeods hosted a show on Trinity Broadcasting Network with the same name. Divorce or dissolution of marriage is the ending of a marriage before the death of either spouse, which can be contrasted with an annulment which is a declaration that a marriage is void, though the effects of marriage may be recognized in such unions, such as spousal support, child custody... Alcoholism is a multifactorial illness based upon possibly both genetic and environmental factors which is best explained as a continued detrimental use of alcohol or other sedatives despite ones best interest. ... The Trinity Broadcasting Network, or TBN, is the worlds largest Christian television network, Founded by Paul and Jan Crouch in 1973, the network now has a larger U.S. viewership than its three main competitor networks combined. ...


Filmography

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Television

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Gavin MacLeod Photos - Gavin MacLeod News - Gavin MacLeod Information (601 words)
Gavin MacLeod (born Allan See) was born in Mt. Kisco, NY on February 28, 1930 and was raised in the town of Pleasantville.
Gavin MacLeod still appears in off-broadway plays today and hosted a Christian series of shows with his wife on the Trinity Broadcasting Network in the 1990s.
Gavin MacLeod: (on his first interest in acting as a profession) When I was four years old I was in a Kindergarten play.
Gavin MacLeod - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (293 words)
Gavin MacLeod (born February 28, 1930) is an American actor, notable for playing Murray Slaughter on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Captain Merrill Stubing on The Love Boat.
At about this time he changed his name, drawing "Gavin" from a cerebral palsy victim in a TV drama, and "MacLeod" from his Ithaca drama coach, Beatrice MacLeod.
MacLeod's role as "Murray Slaughter" on The Mary Tyler Moore Show won him lasting fame, and two Golden Globe nominations, followed by another three nominations for his Love Boat work.
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