Doug McGrath

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Doug McGrath
Born (1935-04-13) April 13, 1935 (age 83)
NationalityCanadian
Years active1970–2011

Doug McGrath (born April 13, 1935) is a Canadian actor whose most notable role was that of "Peter" in the acclaimed Canadian film Goin' Down the Road (1970) and its sequel Down the Road Again (2011).[1] He also played in acclaimed Canadian films Wedding in White (1972), The Hard Part Begins (1973), the original Black Christmas (1974), Russian Roulette (1975) and Coming Out Alive (1980). He had a supporting role as a gym teacher in the cult comedy Porky's (1981), and also played roles in The Escape Artist (1982), Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983), the Australian comedy The Return of Captain Invincible (1983), Always (1989) and Ghosts of Mars (2001).

During McGrath's acting time in the U.S. he also appeared in several films alongside Clint Eastwood, including The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), The Gauntlet (1977), Bronco Billy (1980) and Pale Rider (1985).

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1970 Goin' Down the Road Peter
1972 The Rowdyman Pat
1972 Wedding in White Billy
1973 The Hard Part Begins Al Dawson
1974 Black Christmas Sargeant Nash
1975 Russian Roulette Lars
1976 The Outlaw Josey Wales Lige
1976 Cat Murkil and the Silks Detective Lambert
1977 The Gauntlet Bookie
1980 Bronco Billy Lt. Wiecker
1980 Coming Out Alive Kirkwood
1981 Porky's Coach Warren
1982 The Escape Artist Photographer
1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie Larry (segment "Time Out")
1983 The Return of Captain Invincible Hitler
1985 Pale Rider Spider Conway
1989 Cold Front Jackie Clearly
1989 Always Bus Driver
1991 The Rocketeer Reporter #3
1993 Quick Motel Deskman
2001 Ghosts of Mars Benchley
2004 My Brother's Keeper Mr. King
2011 Down the Road Again Pete McGraw

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Actor McGrath reflects on the road behind him". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 29 March 2017.

External links[edit]