Action MacGyver Cast List

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MacGyver cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the MacGyver main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these MacGyver stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from MacGyver focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on MacGyver that are on here as well.

Everything from Ben Stein to Henry Winkler is included below.

If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from MacGyver?" or "Who starred on MacGyver?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

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Ben Stein is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list MacGyver Cast List
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Benjamin Jeremy "Ben" Stein is an American writer, lawyer, actor, and commentator on political and economic issues. He attained early success as a speechwriter for American presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. Later, he entered the entertainment field and became an actor, comedian, and Emmy Award-winning game show host. Stein has frequently written commentaries on economic, political, and social issues, along with financial advice to individual investors. He is the son of economist and writer Herbert Stein, who worked at the White House under President Nixon. His sister, Rachel, is also a writer. While as a character actor he is well known for his droning, monotonous delivery, in real ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Married... with Children, Pinky and the Brain, The Emperor's New School, Win Ben Stein's Money, The Man Show, + more

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA

Nationality: United States of America

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Bruce McGill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list MacGyver Cast List
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Bruce Travis McGill is an American actor who has an extensive list of credits in film and television. He is perhaps best known for his role as Jack Dalton on the television series MacGyver and as Daniel Simpson "D-Day" Day in National Lampoon's Animal House. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: MacGyver, Rizzoli & Isles, Wolf Lake, Delta House, The Man Who Fell to Earth, + more

Birthplace: Texas, USA, San Antonio

Nationality: United States of America

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Dana Elcar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list MacGyver Cast List
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Ibsen Dana Elcar was an American television and movie character actor. Although he appeared in about 40 films, his most memorable role was on the 1980s and 1990s television series MacGyver as Peter Thornton, an administrator working for the Phoenix Foundation. Elcar had appeared in the pilot episode of MacGyver as Andy Colson, but was later cast as Peter Thornton, making his first regular appearance in the 11th episode of the first season. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: MacGyver, Baretta, Black Sheep Squadron, A Time To Live

Birthplace: Ferndale, Michigan, USA

Nationality: United States of America

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Michael Philip Des Barres is a British actor and rock singer. He is known for playing the recurring role of Murdoc on the television show MacGyver and for replacing Robert Palmer in the band Power Station, fronting the band at the 1985 Live Aid concert. He is also the ex-husband of groupie, actress and author Pamela Des Barres and is written about extensively in two of her books, I'm with the Band: Confessions of a Groupie and Take Another Little Piece of My Heart. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: MacGyver, The New WKRP in Cincinnati

Birthplace: London, England

Nationality: England

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