Dana Elcar

Actor · Director
IVA Star Rating : 69
Ibsen Dana Elcar was an American television and film character actor. Although he appeared in about 40 films, his most memorable role was on the 1980s and 1990s television series MacGyver as Peter Thornton, MacGyver’s immediate supervisor at the Phoenix Foundation. Elcar had appeared in the pilot episode of MacGyver as Andy Colson, but was later cast... read more

Ibsen Dana Elcar was an American television and film character actor. Although he appeared in about 40 films, his most memorable role was on the 1980s and 1990s television series MacGyver as Peter Thornton, MacGyver’s immediate supervisor at the Phoenix Foundation. Elcar had appeared in the pilot episode of MacGyver as Andy Colson, but was later cast as Peter Thornton, making his first regular appearance in the 11th episode of the first season.

Birth Name

Ibson Dana Elcar

Born

Monday, 10 October 1927

Died

Monday, 06 June 2005

Actor Filmography

ER Manny Kendovich 1994
The Magic School Bus Mr. Terese 1994
Law & Order Robert Cook 1990
Inside Out Leo Gross 1986
Murder in Three Acts Dr. Strange 1986
Matlock Arthur Hughes 1986
Toughlove Max Wiley 1985
There Were Times, Dear Don Mason 1985
MacGyver Pete Thornton 1985
2010 Dimitri Moisevitch 1984
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

ER Manny Kendovich 1994
The Magic School Bus Mr. Terese 1994
Law & Order Robert Cook 1990
Inside Out Leo Gross 1986
Murder in Three Acts Dr. Strange 1986
Matlock Arthur Hughes 1986
Toughlove Max Wiley 1985
There Were Times, Dear Don Mason 1985
MacGyver Pete Thornton 1985
2010 Dimitri Moisevitch 1984
Sweet Revenge Sen. Arthur Hagerty 1984
All of Me Burton Schuyler 1984
Riptide Harry Silverman 1984
Quarterback Princess Mr. Caine 1983
Scarecrow and Mrs. King Mitch Larner 1983
Hardcastle and McCormick Frank Cardigan 1983
Blue Skies Again Lou 1983
Small & Frye Problems 1983
The A-Team Judge Leonard Mordente, George Olsen 1983
Newhart Sam Ebersol 1982
Forbidden Love Burt Wagner 1982
Voyagers! Colonel Knox 1982
Matt Houston Mayor Akers 1982
Knight Rider Strock 1982
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Judge Carlson 1982
Teachers Only Clayton 1982
Herbie, the Love Bug Warden 1982
Buddy Buddy Capt. Hubris 1981
Falcon Crest Carl Reed 1981
The Fall Guy Dean Hackett 1981
Code Red Jason Conners 1981
Condorman Russ Devlin 1981
Foul Play Lieutenant Bidecker 1981
Hill Street Blues Lt. Mel Taber 1981
The Last Flight of Noah's Ark Benchley 1980
Flamingo Road Crane 1980
The Nude Bomb Chief 1980
Galactica 1980 John Steadman 1980
Trapper John, M.D. Howard Bowman, Jared Vennemar 1979
Benson Senator Chapman 1979
Hart to Hart Admiral Springfield 1979
Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff Havermeyer 1979
The Champ Hoffmaster 1979
Crisis in Mid-air Brad Mullins 1979
Greatest Heroes of the Bible Ranol 1978
B.J. and the Bear Sheriff Nathan T. MacCandles 1978
Centennial Judge Hart 1978
The Paper Chase Mr. Sam Hart 1978
The Incredible Hulk Sheriff Harris 1977
Eight Is Enough Ben 1977
Black Sheep Squadron Col. Thomas A. Lard, Col. Thomas A. Lard (credit only) 1976
St. Ives Lt. Charles Blunt 1976
Gemini Man Dr. Harold Schuyler 1976
Baby Blue Marine Sheriff Wenzel 1976
W.C. Fields and Me Agent Dockstedter 1976
One Day at a Time Captain 1975
Report To The Commissioner Chief Perna 1975
Baretta Inspector Shiller, Lt. Shiller 1975
The Missiles of October Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara 1974
Panic on the 5:22 Hal Rodgers 1974
The Rockford Files Sheriff Mitchell 1974
Sons and Daughters Paul Reed 1974
The Manhunter 1974
Heatwave! Prescott 1974
The Six Million Dollar Man Larry Stover 1974
The Sting F.B.I. Agent Polk 1973
The New Perry Mason Dory Strong 1973
Chase Phelps 1973
Police Story Lt. Garippo 1973
The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid Allen 1972
The Delphi Bureau Michael Kendall 1972
Fireball Forward Col. Talbot 1972
Kung Fu Noah Jones, Judge Todd A. Pritikin 1972
The Sixth Sense Edward Winslow 1972
The Bravos Captain Detroville 1972
The Waltons George Porter 1971
The Death of Me Yet Hank Keller 1971
Cannon John Brinegar, Lt. Sam Levaca, Walter Ryan 1971
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law Paul Henderson 1971
A Gunfight Marv Green 1971
Columbo Falcon 1971
Longstreet Dr. Burlen 1971
Sarge Father Frank Dinsmore 1971
Mrs. Pollifax-Spy Carstairs 1971
Alias Smith and Jones Benjamin T. Bowers, Sam Haney 1971
San Francisco International Airport George Woodruff 1970
The Partridge Family Mr. Felcher 1970
Adam at Six A.M. Van Treadly 1970
Men at Law H.L. Sloane 1970
The Bold Ones: The Senator Collie Ford 1970
Soldier Blue Capt. Battles 1970
Zig Zag Harold Tracey 1970
Love, American Style A. J. Potts 1969
The Bold Ones: The Lawyers District Attorney Shannon, Gale 1969
Room 222 Everett Stiles 1969
The Learning Tree Kirky 1969
The Maltese Bippy Sgt. Kelvaney 1969
Medical Center General Montague, George Mazur 1969
Marcus Welby, M.D. Dr. Tomlinson, Dr. Jim McCready 1969
Pendulum Det. J.J. 'Red' Thornton 1969
The Bold Ones: The Protectors George Stack 1969
My Friend Tony 1969
The Sound of Anger Andrew Pearce 1968
The Boston Strangler Luis Schubert 1968
The Name of the Game Hood 1968
Hawaii Five-O Dr. Benjamin 1968
The Outsider Fred Oliver 1968
A Lovely Way to Die Layton 1968
Mannix Fred Reston, Sheriff Conrad Bucola, Skip Seldon, Tom Coleman / Al Beckworth / Darrell Andrews / Charles Vincent Addison 1967
Ironside Bill O'Brien, George, Joe Markham, Toby 1967
Judd for the Defense Champion 1967
N.Y.P.D. Phelan 1967
The Borgia Stick Craigmeyer 1967
The Invaders Sheriff Tom Halloway 1967
Mission: Impossible C.W. Cameron 1966
ABC Stage 67 Lou Coolidge 1966
Hawk Stanley Yullen 1966
The Trials of O'Brien Sam Styles 1965
Get Smart Kruger 1965
The F.B.I. Ed Garth, Ewing Carter, Howard Bergdahl, Howard Swift, Waverly 1965
Run for Your Life Dr. George Graham 1965
The Fool Killer Mr. Dodd 1965
Fail-Safe Foster 1964
Espionage Kevin 1963
East Side/West Side Father Mello 1963
The Patty Duke Show Anderson 1963
The Doctors and the Nurses Dr. Fuller, Dr. Fellowes, Dr. Lovett, Dr. Zach Fuller, Dr. Zack Fuller 1962
The Virginian Bennett Poole 1962
The DuPont Show of the Week Dennis Wilcox 1961
Car 54, Where Are You? FBI Agent Potter, Gunderson - Construction Boss, Van Police Officer 1961
The Defenders D.A. Herbert Waddell, District Attorney, Dr. Marvin Graham, Rankin 1961
'Way Out The Flophouse Manager 1961
Our American Heritage 1959
Play of the Week Friend Ed 1959
Bonanza Caleb Milton, Mr. Merrick 1959
Brenner Bartender 1959
Art Carney Special Dr. Gibbs 1959
Naked City Al Borris, Varney 1958
Gunsmoke Pennigrath 1955
The Magical World of Disney Benchley 1954
Omnibus 1952
Armstrong Circle Theatre Carl Rogers 1950
The Big Story Bernie, Cashmore, Oscar 1949

Director Filmography

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