Darren McGavin was an American actor who was well-known for his role in the film, A Christmas Story. Aside from films and television, he also appeared on Broadway. Another notable appearance of McGavin was in the TV movie, The Night Stalker, in 1972. Because of its success, a sequel called, The Night Strangler, followed the next year.
So what is Darren McGavin net worth in 2018? What are Darren McGavin ‘s salary/earnings? Read on…
William Lyle Richardson or more popularly known as Darren McGavin was born on May 7, 1922 in Spokane, Washington. According to McGavin, he had a rough childhood and he ran away when he was eleven. He studied at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California for a year. McGavin became a painter at the movie studios at Columbia Pictures. He applied for a bit part in the film, A Song to Remember, and he got the role. After training with Sanford Meisner in New York, he started appearing on television and in Broadway.
Darren McGavin played roles in several television series including Casey, Crime Photographer, The Web, The Campbell Playhouse, It’s Always Jan, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Virginian, Mission: Impossible, The Martian Chronicles, A Perfect Stranger and The X-Files, to name a few. His television appearance on the series, Murphy Brown, earned him a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy nomination.
Some of Darren McGavin’s films include Kiss and Tell, Summertime, The Case Against Brooklyn, Mission Mars, Hot Lead and Cold Feet, Raw Deal, Captain America, Hangar 18, Zero to Sixty, Billy Madison and Small Time, among others. His stage performances include roles in Dinner at Eight, Two for the Seesaw, The Rainmaker and The Tunnel of Love.
McGavin was married three times, the first one was in 1942 to Anita Marie Williams. Later in 1944, he married Melanie York but they divorced in 1969. They have four children. His third marriage was to Kathie Browne in 1969 until 2003 when she passed away. McGavin died of cardiovascular disease on February 25, 2006 in a Los Angeles hospital. The numerous roles he played on television, on stage and on the big screen are testament to his true talent.
Very little information about Darren McGavin’s finances is available. Our best estimate of Darren McGavin net worth at death is $6 million..