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|Born||James P. McMullan
October 13, 1936
Long Island, New York, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Helene Slack (1970–present)|
James P. McMullan (born October 13, 1936) is an American actor from Long Island, New York, best known for his role as Dr. Terry McDaniel on the 1960s series Ben Casey and as Senator Andrew Dowling on the CBS primetime soap opera Dallas.
On a whim he went to Hollywood in 1961 to visit a friend and, through a chance meeting with playwright William Inge, was given a screen test for Sam Peckinpah's Ride the High Country (1962) (Peckinpah also directed the screen test). The test was sent to Universal Pictures, which put him under a seven-year contract, the start of a successful 30-year film career.
McMullan guest-starred in a number of notable TV series including the Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Dr. Kildare, The Time Tunnel, Hart to Hart, Cannon, S.W.A.T, Barnaby Jones,The Fall Guy, Daniel Boone and Baywatch. He has guest-starred in over 150 TV shows which also include MacGyver, Doogie Howser, M.D., The Six Million Dollar Man, The Rockford Files, The Young and the Restless, The A-Team, and the made for-TV movie The Taking of Flight 847: The Uli Derickson Story (1988).
McMullan's many feature film credits include The Raiders (1963), where he played the part of Buffalo Bill Cody, Shenandoah (1965), The Happiest Millionaire (1967), Downhill Racer (1969), Pursuit (1972), Extreme Close-Up (1973), The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981), Assassination (1987), Strategic Command (1997), Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) and Batman & Robin (1997).
- The Raiders (1963) - William F. 'Buffalo Bill' Cody
- Shenandoah (1965) - John
- The Happiest Millionaire (1967) - Lt. Powell
- Downhill Racer (1969) - Creech
- The Windsplitter (1971) - Bobby Joe
- Pursuit (1972,TV Movie) - Lewis
- Extreme Close-Up (1973) - John Norman
- The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981) - Lyle Parks
- Assassination (1987) - The Zipper
- Life Flight: The Movie (1987) - C.J. Reynolds
- Judicial Consent (1994) - Trenton Clarkson
- Strategic Command (1997) - The President
- Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) - American UN Representative
- Batman & Robin (1997) - Party Guest
- The Eighteenth Angel (1997) - Priest #4
- Shadow of Doubt (1998) - Moderator Pundit