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Gardner McKay

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Also Known As: George Cadogan Gardner Mckay Died: November 21, 2001
Born: June 10, 1932 Cause of Death: prostate cancer
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ... playwright author critic actor radio personality director sculptor photographer


Gardner McKay was an actor who graced the silver screen many times throughout his Hollywood career. He spent 18 month traveling throughout Egypt and Libya. In 1973, he co-directed a TV adaptation of the play "Untold Damage," starring Geraldine Fitzgerald and Richard Dreyfuss. He spent part of his formative years in Europe (Paris, Madrid, Rome and Florence). In 1995, he began a weekly program on Hawaii Public Radio, reading from his own fiction. In 1957, he co-starred in the syndicated Western series "Boots and Saddles: The Story of the Fifth Cavalry." McKay started off his career in film with roles in the Montgomery Clift dramatic adaptation "Raintree County" (1957) and the Clifton Webb comedy adaptation "Holiday For Lovers" (1959). McKay also appeared in "The Pleasure Seekers" (1964), "I Sailed to Tahiti With an All Girl Crew" (1969) and "Sea Marks" (PBS, 1975-76). Later in his career, McKay appeared on the documentary "Journey Inside Tibet" (1999) with Paul Horn. McKay passed away in November 2001 at the age of 69.

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