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Don McGovern was a prolific actor who created a name for himself largely on the big screen. McGovern started off his acting career mostly in film roles, appearing in the Henry Fonda crime picture "The Wrong Man" (1956), "Lady Sings the Blues" (1972) with Diana Ross and the dramatic adaptation "The Iceman Cometh" (1973) with Lee Marvin. He also appeared in the Jack Nicholson dramedy "The Last Detail" (1973). He additionally landed roles in the TV movies "Class of '63" (ABC, 1972-73) and "Killer Bees" (ABC, 1973-74). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the seventies and the nineties, appearing in "The Great Gundown" (1977), the comedic drama "Goin' South" (1978) with Jack Nicholson and the crime sequel "The Two Jakes" (1990) with Jack Nicholson. He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "ER" (NBC, 1994-2009). McGovern had a number of different projects under his belt in the nineties and the early 2000s, including "Crimson Tide" (1995), "Most Wanted" (1997) starring Keenen Ivory Wayans and "Gun Shy" (2000) starring Liam Neeson. His credits also expanded to "15 Minutes" (2001) and "Domino" (2005). Most recently, McGovern acted in "Underground" (2005). ...

Don McGovern was a prolific actor who created a name for himself largely on the big screen. McGovern started off his acting career mostly in film roles, appearing in the Henry Fonda crime picture "The Wrong Man" (1956), "Lady Sings the Blues" (1972) with Diana Ross and the dramatic adaptation "The Iceman Cometh" (1973) with Lee Marvin. He also appeared in the Jack Nicholson dramedy "The Last Detail" (1973). He additionally landed roles in the TV movies "Class of '63" (ABC, 1972-73) and "Killer Bees" (ABC, 1973-74). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the seventies and the nineties, appearing in "The Great Gundown" (1977), the comedic drama "Goin' South" (1978) with Jack Nicholson and the crime sequel "The Two Jakes" (1990) with Jack Nicholson. He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "ER" (NBC, 1994-2009). McGovern had a number of different projects under his belt in the nineties and the early 2000s, including "Crimson Tide" (1995), "Most Wanted" (1997) starring Keenen Ivory Wayans and "Gun Shy" (2000) starring Liam Neeson. His credits also expanded to "15 Minutes" (2001) and "Domino" (2005). Most recently, McGovern acted in "Underground" (2005).

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1.
 Two Jakes, The (1990) Bartender
2.
 Goin' South (1978) Bartender Norvell
3.
 Great Gundown, The (1977) Calhoun
4.
 Killer Bees (1974) Mathias Van Bohlen
5.
 Iceman Cometh, The (1973) Lieb
6.
 The Last Detail (1973)
7.
 Class of '63 (1973) Minister
8.
 Lady Sings the Blues (1972) Reporter #1
9.
 The Wrong Man (1957) Man who waves
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