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Gardner McKay

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Birthday
10, 1932
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Nov 21, 2001 (69)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
10, 1932
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Nov 21, 2001 (69)

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About

Actor from the 1960s series, Adventures in Paradise who became a prominent writer and sculptor.

Before Fame

He was reading a poetry book at a coffee shop when legendary director, Dominick Dunne spotted him and offered him a screen test for Adventures in Paradise.

Trivia

After retiring from acting, he wrote a number of well-received fiction works, and was the drama critic for the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner.

Family Life

His grandfather, Donald McKay built clipper ships used in record breaking voyages.

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Serious about his second career, he turned down a chance to co-star opposite Marilyn Monroe in the film, Something's Got to Give, to focus on his writing.

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