Gavin McLeod

Captain Merrill Stubing, "The Love Boat"

Gavin McLeod Biography

Gavin Macleod was born on February 28, 1930 in Mount Kisco, New York. Macleod is sometimes creditied as: Gavin McLeod, O.D. Warbux and Sonny Wilde. Gavin Macleod's birth name is Allan See. He took his stage name from his college drama coach Beatrice Macleod, and from an affecting TV drama in which a cerebral palsy victim was named "Gavin".

With a moved to New York City Gavin Macleod worked for a while as an usher and elevator operator at Radio City Music Hall. A solid break on Broadway in A HATFUL OF RAIN in 1956, led Gavin Macleod to move to Los Angeles to attempt film and TV.

As Murray Slaughter, the balding, beaming newswriter on MARY TYLER MOORE (1970) wisecracking, humble and un-hip to a fault, Gavin Macleod (and Murray) became friendly household names in the 1970s.

Cast in stone with the enduring success of another TV series, THE LOVE BOAT, in Gavin Macleod's role as the ingratiating Captain Stubing. In 1977 THE LOVE BOAT'S Captain Stubing (Gavin Macleod) exposure led to a long-running gig promoting the Princess Cruises.

Macleod's autobiography BACK ON COARSE, the Remarkable Story of a Divorce That Ended in Remarriage" details his problems with alcohol and subsequent recovery and remarriage to second wife Patti MacLeod.

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