MacGyver - Cast

MacGyver - Main Cast



1985 - 1992

Number of episodes:
139 Episodes in 7 Seasons


MacGyver is an American action-adventure television series created by Lee David Zlotoff. Henry Winkler and John Rich were the executive producers. The show ran for seven seasons on ABC in the United States and various other networks abroad from 1985 to 1992. The series was filmed in Los Angeles during seasons 1, 2 and 7, and in Vancouver during seasons 3–6. The show's final episode aired on April 25, 1992, on ABC. Episode List

The show follows secret agent Angus MacGyver, played by Richard Dean Anderson, who works as a troubleshooter for the fictional Phoenix Foundation in Los Angeles and as an agent for a fictional United States government agency, the Department of External Services. Educated as a scientist, MacGyer served as a Bomb Team Technician/EOD during the Vietnam War. Resourceful and possessed of an encyclopedic knowledge of the physical sciences, he solves complex problems with everyday materials he finds at hand, along with his ever-present duct tape and Swiss Army knife. He prefers non-violent resolutions and prefers not to handle a gun, but will if necessary.

MacGyver - Cast
The main Characters in the TV-Series MacGyver. Further Information about all Actors can be found in the MacGyver - Episode Guide

Richard Dean Anderson als MacGyver bei MacGyver
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as MacGyver

139 Episodes (1985-1992)

from Episode: 1.01 - Pilot

Born January 23, 1950
in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Dana Elcar als Pete Thornton bei MacGyver
Image: Dana Elcar as Pete Thornton in MacGyver

†  June 6, 2005

as Pete Thornton

92 Episodes (1985-1992)

from Episode: 1.01 - Pilot

Birth Name:
Ibson Dana Elcar

Born October 10, 1927
in Ferndale, Michigan, USA

Dana Elcar died June 6, 2005 in Ventura, California, USA , passing away at the age of 77

Bruce McGill als Jack Dalton bei MacGyver
Image: Bruce McGill as Jack Dalton in MacGyver


as Jack Dalton

19 Episodes (1986-1992)

from Episode: 2.06 - Jack of Lies

Birth Name:
Bruce Travis McGill

Born July 11, 1950
in San Antonio, Texas, USA

Michael Des Barres als Murdoc bei MacGyver
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as Murdoc

9 Episodes (1987-1991)

from Episode: 2.18 - Partners

Birth Name:
Lord Michael Philip Des Barres, Marquis Des Barres

Born January 24, 1948
in London, England

Elyssa Davalos als Nikki Carpenter bei MacGyver
Image: Elyssa Davalos as Nikki Carpenter in MacGyver


as Nikki Carpenter

8 Episodes (1987-1988)

from Episode: 3.01 - Lost Love: Part 1

Born May 30, 1959
in USA

Robin Mossley als Wilt Bozer bei MacGyver
Image: Robin Mossley as Wilt Bozer in MacGyver


as Wilt Bozer

8 Episodes (1987-1990)

from Episode: 3.07 - Jack in the Box

Born April 3, 1955
in Vancouver, British Columbia, Kanada

Susan Chapple als Helen Wilson bei MacGyver
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as Helen Wilson

7 Episodes (1988-1991)

from Episode: 3.14 - The Odd Triple

John Anderson als Harry Jackson (Grossvater) bei MacGyver
Image: John Anderson as Harry Jackson (Grossvater) in MacGyver

†  August 7, 1992

as Harry Jackson (Grossvater)

6 Episodes (1985-1991)

from Episode: 1.10 - Target MacGyver

Born October 20, 1922
in Clayton, Illinois, USA

John Anderson died August 7, 1992 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA , passing away at the age of 69

Teri Hatcher als Penny Parker bei MacGyver
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as Penny Parker

6 Episodes (1986-1990)

from Episode: 1.16 - Every Time She Smiles

Birth Name:
Teri Lynn Hatcher

Born December 8, 1964
in Palo Alto, Kalifornien, USA

Robert Donner als Milt Bozer bei MacGyver
Image: Robert Donner as Milt Bozer in MacGyver

†  June 8, 2006

as Milt Bozer

5 Episodes (1987-1990)

from Episode: 2.13 - Soft Touch

Born April 27, 1931
in New York City, New York, USA

Robert Donner died June 8, 2006 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA , passing away at the age of 75

Dale Wilson als Colin Yardrow bei MacGyver
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as Colin Yardrow

5 Episodes (1987-1990)

from Episode: 3.10 - Blow Out

Born May 10, 1950
in Canada

Bruce Harwood als John Fitzgerald Byers bei Akte X
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as Juice (3.10) and Willis (6.05, 6.13, 6.20, 6.21)

5 Episodes (1987-1991)

from Episode: 3.10 - Blow Out

Born April 29, 1963
in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Kanada

Claire Brown als Eunice bei MacGyver
Image: Claire Brown as Eunice in MacGyver

as Eunice

5 Episodes (1988-1990)

from Episode: 3.13 - Thin Ice


as Father Pat Lafferty

5 Episodes (1988-1990)

from Episode: 3.12 - Early Retirement

Born March 17, 1950

Kevin Hayes als Newscaster bei MacGyver
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James Hong als Hard-Faced Man bei Akte X
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as Chu

4 Episodes (1986-1991)

from Episode: 2.04 - The Wish Child

Born February 22, 1929
in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Michael Francis Kelly als Cop bei MacGyver
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as Cop

4 Episodes (1985-1991)

from Episode: 1.05 - The Heist

Paul Batten als Pettigrew bei MacGyver
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as Pettigrew

4 Episodes (1987-1990)

from Episode: 3.01 - Lost Love: Part 1

Christopher Neame als Quayle (1.12), Erich von Leer (5.01 und 5.02) und Sir Duncan (7.07) bei MacGyver
Image: Christopher Neame as Quayle (1.12), Erich von Leer (5.01 und 5.02) und Sir Duncan (7.07) in MacGyver


as Quayle (1.12), Erich von Leer (5.01 and 5.02) and Sir Duncan (7.07)

4 Episodes (1986-1991)

from Episode: 1.12 - Deathlock

Born September 12, 1947
in London, England

You will find additional Guest Stars and supporting Actors, as well as the Directors and Scriptwriters of all MacGyver Episodes in the MacGyver - Episode Guide

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