1931 - Born in Naponee, Nebraska, on the 27th of March.
1950 - Signed to a Universal contract, he showed up fleetingly in films both big-budget To Hell and Back and small Francis Goes to West Point.
1957 - He was personally selected by actor/producer Dick Powell to star in the TV version of Powell's radio series Richard Diamond, Private Detective.
- He also starred in the TV series Richard Diamond, Private Detective.
1960 - He was earning top billing in such Allied Artists productions as King of the Roaring 20s
1963 - He landed his signature role of Dr. Richard Kimble on TV's The Fugitive.
1968 - The Green Berets.
1969 - Starring role in Generation, a comedy that also featured Pete Duel, Kim Darby, and Carl Reiner.
- Science fiction film Marooned.
1971-1972 - O'Hara, U.S. Treasury.
1974-1976 - Harry O.
1980 - On the 13th of February, he died of a sudden heart attack at the age of 48 in Malibu, California two days into filming. He was interred in the Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, California.
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