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MICHAEL CALLAN BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
 
Michael Callan was born on November 22nd, 1935 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with the birth name Martin Calinieff.  At the age of eleven he was already enrolled in voice and dance lessons.
 
When he got older he began working in entertainment, first as a comic and dancer in various night clubs and soon even had the chance to perform in Las Vegas on occasion.
 
Callan then decided if he was really going to pursue a career in entertainment he better relocate to the city where it all happens, New York City.  He was given a dance part in a Broadway production called, "The Boyfriend" (1954) followed by roles in, "Catch a Star" (1955) and his biggest role in "West Side Story" (1957).
 
It was not difficult for him to break into the film industry, however he was not cast using his singing or dancing talent, but instead as a dramatic leading man in such films as, "They Came to Cordura" (1959) starring Gary Cooper and "The Flying Fontaines" (1959).  He signed a contract with Columbia which made him miss out on a big film role for, "West Side Story" (1965), however his film roles continued in such films as, "Because They're Young" (1960), "13 West Street" (1962), "Gidget Goes Hawaiian" (1961) and "Bon Voyage!" (1962).
 
As his career progressed, he did not slow down and could be seen in more successful film roles such as, "The Interns" (1962), "The New Interns" (1964), "Pepe" (1960), "The Victors" (1963), "Mysterious Island" (1961), "Cat Ballou" (1965) and "You Must Be Joking" (1965).
 
Along with his film career he was also a successful television actor appearing on such series as, "Occasional Wife" (1966), "That Girl", "Hazel", "Mary Tyler Moore", "Love, American Style", "Fantasy Island", "Love Boat" and "Murder, She Wrote".
 
He was also given the chance to star and produce his own film, "Double Exposure" (1983).  His latest role was in the film, "The Still Life" (2007).  He now resides in California so he can live close to his two daughters, Dawn and Rebecca from his 2nd marriage to Carlyn Chapman.  He was married first to Karen Malouf briefly and then after his marriage to Chapman ended in 1967 he married Patricia Harty in 1967 but this marriage too, ended in divorce. 

 
Filmography

2007 The Still Life 
2003 Stuck on You
1997 Viper
1997 The Last Road 
1995 Leprechaun 3 
1987-1994 Murder, She Wrote 
1989-1992 The Adventures of Superboy 
1992 Swamp Thing
1988 Freeway
1987 Houston Knights
1986 Knight Rider 
1983-1986 Hardcastle and McCormick 
1986 Crazy Like a Fox
1985-1987 One Life to Live
1985 T.J. Hooker
1985 Otherworld 
1985 My Wicked, Wicked Ways: The Legend of Errol Flynn 
1984 E/R 
1983-1984 The Fall Guy 
1984 Young Hearts
1978-1984 Fantasy Island 
1984 Last of the Great Survivors
1983 Automan
1983 Simon & Simon 
1983 Chained Heat 
1983 Double Exposure 
1977-1981 Charlie's Angels 
1980 Scruples 
1979 Blind Ambition 
1979 Tom Edison: The Boy Who Lit Up the World 
1978 The Cat and the Canary 
1978 Vega$ 
1978 Donner Pass: The Road to Survival
1978 The Love Boat 
1978 Record City
1977 The Bionic Woman 
1977 Hunter
1977 Delvecchio
1977 Quincy, M.E.
1976 Switch
1976 Ellery Queen 
1975 S.W.A.T
1975 Medical Story 
1972-1975 Medical Center 
1975 Barnaby Jones 
1974-1975 Police Story 
1975 Lucas Tanner 
1975 Lepke
1975 McMillan & Wife
1974 The Photographer
1973 Griff
1969-1973 Love, American Style 
1973 Frasier, the Sensuous Lion 
1973 The ABC Afternoon Playbreak 
1966-1972 The F.B.I. 
1972 The Magnificent Seven Ride!
1972 Honeymoon Suite
1972 Marcus Welby, M.D.
1971 Funny Face 
1971 Ironside
1971 Police Surgeon 
1971 Mary Tyler Moore
1970 The Name of the Game
1969 In Name Only 
1969 That Girl 
1968 Journey to the Unknown
1968 Kiss Me Kate
1968 Felony Squad 
1966-1967 Occasional Wife
1964-1966 12 O'Clock High
1965 You Must Be Joking!
1965 Cat Ballou
1964 Hazel
1964 The New Interns
1964 Breaking Point
1964 Dr. Kildare
1963 The Victors
1963 Arrest and Trial
1962 The Interns
1962 Bon Voyage! 
1962 13 West Street 
1961 Mysterious Island 
1961 Gidget Goes Hawaiian
1960 Pepe 
1960 Because They're Young 
1959 The Flying Fontaines 
1959 They Came to Cordura





Matinee Classics - The Interns starring Michael Callan, Cliff Robertson, James MacArthur, Nick Adams, Suzy Parker, Haya Harareet, Anne Helm, Stefanie Powers, Buddy Ebsen, Telly Savalas, Katharine Bard, Kaye Stevens, Gregory Morton, Angela Clarke and Connie Gilchrist
Matinee Classics - Mysterious Island starring Michael Craig, Joan Greenwood, Michael Callan, Gary Merrill, Herbert Lom, Beth Rogan, Percy Herbert and Dan Jackson


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