Dana Elcar

Biography: Elcar was known for playing Peter Thornton, a character on the famous TV series, MacGyver.

His parents were Danish immigrants. His father was a butcher and his mother was a nanny.

He attended the University of Michigan. He joined the United States Navy in 1948.

Elcar went blind due to Glaucoma in 1991 and required special computer equipment to read printed text. His blindness was incorporated into his character in MacGyver.

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Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd MacGyver: Season 1 Feb 27, 2009 Peter Thornton / Pete Thornton 8.5
tbd Guiding Light: Season 51 Oct 8, 2002 Andrew Murray (1962) tbd
tbd Guiding Light: Season 50 Dec 5, 2001 Andrew Murray (1962) tbd
tbd Guiding Light: Season 49 May 23, 2001 Andrew Murray (1962) tbd
tbd Guiding Light: Season 47 Jun 30, 1998 Andrew Murray (1962) tbd
tbd Guiding Light: Season 46 Jun 30, 1997 Andrew Murray (1962) tbd
tbd Guiding Light: Season 45 Nov 18, 1996 Andrew Murray (1962) tbd
tbd Guiding Light: Season 44 Jun 30, 1995 Andrew Murray (1962) tbd
tbd Guiding Light: Season 43 Sep 27, 1994 Andrew Murray (1962) tbd
tbd Guiding Light: Season 41 Jun 30, 1992 Andrew Murray (1962) tbd
tbd MacGyver: Season 7 Sep 16, 1991 Peter Thornton/King Arthur tbd
tbd MacGyver: Season 6 Sep 17, 1990 Peter Thornton tbd
tbd MacGyver: Season 5 Sep 18, 1989 Peter Thornton tbd
tbd MacGyver: Season 4 Oct 31, 1988 Peter Thornton / Director tbd
tbd MacGyver: Season 3 Sep 21, 1987 Peter Thornton tbd
tbd MacGyver: Season 2 Sep 22, 1986 Peter Thornton tbd
tbd The Rockford Files (1974): Season 4 Sep 16, 1977 Director tbd
tbd Baretta: Season 1 Jan 17, 1975 Insp. Shiller [ 1 ] / Insp. Shiller [ 1 ] tbd
tbd Dark Shadows: Season 12 Jan 28, 1971 Sheriff George Patterson (1966-1967) tbd
tbd Dark Shadows: Season 11 Sep 25, 1970 Sheriff George Patterson (1966-1967) tbd
tbd Dark Shadows: Season 10 Jul 20, 1970 Sheriff George Patterson (1966-1967) tbd
tbd Dark Shadows: Season 9 Mar 30, 1970 Sheriff George Patterson (1966-1967) tbd
tbd Dark Shadows: Season 8 Nov 14, 1969 Sheriff George Patterson (1966-1967) tbd
tbd Dark Shadows: Season 7 Mar 3, 1969 Sheriff George Patterson (1966-1967) tbd
tbd Dark Shadows: Season 6 Apr 1, 1968 Sheriff George Patterson (1966-1967) tbd
tbd Dark Shadows: Season 5 Nov 20, 1967 Sheriff George Patterson (1966-1967) tbd
tbd Dark Shadows: Season 4 Jul 17, 1967 Sheriff George Patterson / Sheriff George Patterson (1966-1967) tbd
tbd Dark Shadows: Season 3 Mar 21, 1967 Sheriff George Patterson / Sheriff George Patterson (1966-1967) tbd
tbd Dark Shadows: Season 2 Dec 20, 1966 Sheriff George Patterson (1966-1967) tbd
tbd Dark Shadows: Season 1 Jun 27, 1966 Star / N/A tbd