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Auto show appearance, Manhattan, February 1974 (age 36)
Donald Poe Galloway|
July 27, 1937
January 8, 2009 (aged 71)|
Donald Poe Galloway (July 27, 1937 – January 8, 2009) was an American stage, film and television actor, perhaps best known for his role as Detective Sergeant Ed Brown on the long-running crime drama Ironside (1967–75). He reprised the role for a made-for-TV film in 1993. He was a politically active Libertarian and journalist.
Galloway was born in Augusta, Kentucky, the son of Malee (née Poe) and Paul Smith Galloway, a contractor. He was a 1955 graduate of Bracken County High School, where he played varsity basketball, and a 1959 graduate of the University of Kentucky, where he studied drama.
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His first nighttime stint was in the role of Mitchell Harris on Arrest and Trial (1963-1964). He also was seen on Tom, Dick and Mary, one-third of the 90-minute weekly sitcom 90 Bristol Court in 1964-1965.:1092
He signed up with Universal Studios in 1963 and guest-starred on Wagon Train, Run for Your Life, and others. Beginning in 1967, he co-starred on Ironside as Det. Sgt. Ed Brown.:511-512 During the sixth season of Ironside, he and Burr co-starred in the TV movie Portrait: A Man Whose Name Was John. Galloway stayed through the entire run of Ironside until its cancellation in 1975. He was reunited with Burr on two Perry Mason television movies before reprising his role on Return to Ironside in 1993.
In 1979, Galloway played Timmons in the NBC comedy Hizzonner.:465 That same year, he hosted a syndicated game show called The Guinness Game, which was produced by Bob Eubanks. Galloway made a few appearances on the popular game show Match Game as well.
In 1983, he appeared in the movie The Big Chill, as the husband of the character played by Jobeth Williams. In 1985, Galloway joined the cast of the ABC soap opera General Hospital, playing Buzz Stryker until 1987.
After retiring from acting, Galloway briefly worked for the San Bernardino County (California) Sheriff's Department as a deputy sheriff.
Galloway died at age 71 at the Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nevada after suffering a stroke two weeks earlier. He was survived by his wife, two daughters, a stepdaughter, a stepson, and three grandchildren.
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|1966||The Rare Breed||Jamie Bowen||Loosely based on the life of rancher Col. John William Burgess|
|1967||Gunfight in Abilene||Ward Kent||The second film based on the short story "Gun Shy" by Clarence Upson Young.|
|The Ride to Hangman's Tree||Nevada Jones|
|Rough Night in Jericho||Jace||Based on the novel The Man in Black, written (in 1965) by Marvin H. Albert who also wrote the screenplay.|
|1983||The Big Chill||Richard Bowens|
|1988||Two Moon Junction||Senator Delongpre|
|1962||The Secret Storm||Kip Rysdale #1|
|1963||The Alfred Hitchcock Hour||Al Aguilar||Episode: "Death and the Joyful Woman" (S 1:Ep 27)|
|The Virginian||Jack Anderson||Episode: "The Final Hour" (S 1:Ep 30)|
|Armstrong Circle Theatre||Guest star||Episode: "Aggressor Force" (S 14:Ep 17)|
|1963–1964||Arrest and Trial||Mitchell Harris||Main cast|
|1964–1965||Tom, Dick and Mary||Dr. Tom Gentry|
|1965||Wagon Train||Virgil Earp||Episode: "The Silver Lady" (S 8:Ep 25)|
|1966||The John Forsythe Show||Col. Charles Craig||Episode: "Is It a Bird, Is It a Plane? No, It's Miss Culver" (S 1:Ep 19)|
|Run for Your Life||Don Rhine||Episode: "In Search of April" (S 1:Ep 20)|
|Twelve O'Clock High||Captain Bruce Cowley||Episode: "Twenty-Fifth Mission" (S 2:Ep 22)|
|The Virginian||Jim Tyson||Episode: "The Challenge" (S 5:Ep 6)|
|1967–1975||Ironside||Sergeant Ed Brown||Main cast|
|1970||Marcus Welby, M.D.||Bill Hull||Episode: "The Girl From Rainbow Beach" (S 2:Ep 8)|
|1971||Sarge||Sergeant Ed Brown|
|Love, American Style||Kevin Douglas||Episode: "Love and the Doctor's Honeymoon" (S 3:Ep 56)|
|1972||The Bold Ones: The New Doctors||Sergeant Ed Brown|
|The ABC Afternoon Playbreak||Guest star|
|1973||Love, American Style||Dick||Episode: "Love and the Pretty Secretary" (S 5:Ep 21)|
|1975||Get Christie Love!||Marty Hazard||Episode: "A High Fashion Heist" (S 1:Ep 20)|
|You Lie So Deep, My Love||Neal Collins||Made for TV film|
|Medical Story||Guest star||Episode: "The God Syndrome" (S 1:Ep 3)|
|Movin' On||Sergeant Harris||Episode: "The Toughest Men in America" (S 2:ep 3)|
|Marcus Welby, M.D.||Jack Hartley||Episode: "Killer Of Dreams" (S 7:Ep 11)|
|Police Woman||Lt. Buckles||Episode: "Incident Near a Black and White" (S 2:Ep 16)|
|1976||Gemini Man||John Hillier||Episode: "Buffalo Bill Rides Again" (S 1:Ep 7}|
|Medical Center||Martin||Episode: "Child of Conflict" (S 7:Ep 18)|
|1977||Cover Girls||James Andrews||Made for TV film|
|The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams||Pinkerton||Episode: "Adam's Ark" (S 1:Ep 6)|
|1978||Police Woman||Grant||Episode: "Tigress" (S 4:Ep 11)|
|Vega$||Brad Thomas||Episode: "Love, Laugh and Die" (S 1:Ep 4)|
|Charlie's Angels||Gorman||Episode: "Angels Belong in Heaven" (S 3:Ep 12)|
|The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams||Sam||Episode: "Once Upon a Starry Night" (S 2:Ep 24)|
|1979||Hizzonner||Donald Timmons||Main cast|
|Mork & Mindy||FBI Man||Episode: "Yes Sir, That's My Baby" (S 1:Ep 19)|
|Hart to Hart||Mike Dodson||Episode: "Murder Between Friends" (S 1:Ep 6)|
|1980||Fantasy Island||George Reardon||Episode: "Jungle Man / Mary Ann and Miss Sophisticate" (S 3:Ep 21)|
|CHiPs||Steve Marshall||Episodes: |
|1981||Fantasy Island||Peter Styles||Episode: "The Heroine / The Warrior" (S 44:Ep 12)|
|Fantasy Island||Greg Randolph||Episode: "Delphine / The Unkillable" (S 4:Ep 20)|
|1983||Knight Rider||Edward Cole||Episode: "White Bird" (S 1:Ep 19)|
|Automan||Martin Wills||Episode: "Automan" (S 1:Ep 1 = "Pilot")|
|1984||Hotel||Ron Bowman||Episode: "Prisms" (S 1:Ep 21)|
|Fantasy Island||Walter Fielding||Episode: "Surrogate Mother / The Ideal Woman" (S 7:Ep 22)|
|E/R||Robert||Episode: "Save the Last Dance for Me" (S 1:Ep 6)|
|1985||The Fall Guy||Mickey||Episode: "High Orbit" (S 4:Ep 18)|
|Scarecrow and Mrs. King||Larry Credle||Episode: "Odds on a Dead Pigeon" (S 2:Ep 17)|
|Crazy Like a Fox||Guest star||Episode: "The Geronimo Machine" (S 1:Ep 9)|
|Knight Rider||Harley Freeman||Episode: "Knight in Retreat" (S 3:Ep 20)|
|1985–1987||General Hospital||Buzz Stryker||Contract role|
|1988||Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace||General Hobart||Made for TV film|
|1989||MacGyver||John Collins||Episode: "Fraternity of Thieves" (S 4:Ep 10)|
|Murder, She Wrote||Andrew Hudson||Episode: "Trevor Hudson's Legacy" (S 5:Ep 19)|
|Live-In||Professor Hamilton||Episode: "It Takes Two to Tutor" (S 1:Ep 9)|
|Matlock||Philip Slayton||Episode: "The Best Seller" (S 4:Ep 3)|
|1990||Dallas||Patrick Knelman||Episodes: |
|Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter||Sgt. Hollenbeck||Made for TV film|
|In the Heat of the Night||Samuel Dortland||Episode: "Hearts of Gold" (S 4:Ep 6)|
|1991||Murder, She Wrote||Elton Summers||Episode: "The Prodigal Father" (S 7:p 17)|
|MacGyver||Bob Stryke||Episode: "Obsessed" (S 7:Ep 3)|
|1993||The Return of Ironside||Sergeant Ed Brown||Made for TV film|
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