Gents I Crushed On on TV Shows 60s- 80sby kkmwills | created - 08 Feb 2012 | updated - 08 Feb 2012 | Public
1. Burt Ward
Actor | Batman
From Caped Crusader to Canine Crusader
Little did aspiring actor Burt Ward know that learning martial arts in addition to his mental and athletic prowess would change his life forever. As a teen-age, Burt had all the makings of a true boy wonder. As an all around athlete, strong in martial arts, ...
First tv crush, after Ernie on Sesame Strreet.
2. Kent McCord
Actor | Airplane II: The Sequel
The son of Bert and Laura McWhirter, Kent Franklin McWhirter was born in Los Angeles on September 26, 1942. Planning to become a physical education instructor and football coach, he transferred from Citrus Junior College to the University of Southern California in 1961. There he met Ricky Nelson ...
Actor | Emergency!
Randolph Mantooth definitely fit the bill when he made a bankable name for himself in the TV medical series Emergency! (1972) as strong but sensitive paramedic/firefighter "John Gage". Tall, dark and quite handsome, he is of Seminole Indian heritage, born in Sacramento, California, one of four ...
Emergency!; I wanted to be a paramedic for a little bit due to him.
4. Robert Culp
Actor | I Spy
Tall, slim and exceedingly good-looking American leading man Robert Culp, a former cartoonist in his teen years, appeared off-Broadway in the 1950s before settling into polished, clean-cut film leads and "other man" supports a decade later. Hitting the popular TV boards in the hip, racially ...
Sexy, funny, and white trousers! All over the world.
5. Bill Cosby
Actor | The Cosby Show
Bill Cosby is one of the world's most well-known entertainers and comedians. William Henry Cosby, Jr. was born on July 12, 1937, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Anna Pearl (Hite), a maid, and William Henry Cosby, Sr., a U.S. Navy sailor. After tenth grade, Cosby joined the Navy and completed high...
Sexy, funny, and white trousers all over the world, also.
Actor | Fences
Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He is the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis, from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel Washington, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at ...
St. Elsewhere. Dr. Make-my-heart-flutter!
7. Larry Wilcox
Producer | The Ray Bradbury Theater
Larry Wilcox grew up in Rawlins, Wyoming, with three siblings and raised by a single parent - his mother. He graduated and then went to the University of Wyoming and studied pre-med and then transferred to Cal State University Northridge in Southern California. His sister was tragically murdered by...
I like Erik Estrada, but Jon won me over. I also got an autographed picture back. (No doubt from the studio, but still...:) )
8. Chad Everett
Actor | Mulholland Dr.
Both a leading and a supporting actor in movies and on television, name a role - lawyer, airline pilot, rig foreman, doctor, gunslinger, real-life person, good guy, bad guy - and Chad Everett has probably played it. He was born Raymon Lee Cramton on June 11, 1937 in South Bend, Indiana. In high ...
9. Mark Harmon
Thomas Mark Harmon was born on September 2, 1951, in Burbank, California, to football player and broadcaster Tom Harmon and actress and artist Elyse Knox (née Kornbrath). Harmon played college football and found success as one of TV's hunkiest actors. While many of his roles have relied on good ...
First crushed on him back in Sam; he was a K9 officer and Sam was the canine. Then, 240-Robert.
10. Jeff Goldblum
Actor | Jurassic Park
Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum was born October 22, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, one of four children of Shirley (Temeles), a radio broadcaster who also ran an appliances firm, and Harold L. Goldblum, a doctor. His father was of Russian Jewish descent and his mother was of Austrian Jewish ancestry.
Tenspeed and Brownshoe
11. Bobby Burgess
Soundtrack | The Dodge Dancing Party
Bobby Burgess was born on May 19, 1941 in Long Beach, California, USA as Robert Wilkie Burgess. He has been married to Kristie Ann Floren since February 14, 1971. They have four children.
First crushed on him on Lawrence Welk Show, then saw repeats of the original Mickey Mouse. Great plus: he could dance!!
12. Robert Urich
Actor | Magnum Force
Robert grew up in Toronto, Ohio, where his athletic ability led to a four year football scholarship at Florida State University (FSU). There he earned a B.A. in Communications. He later received an M.A. at Michigan State University and then joined WGN radio in Chicago as a sales account ...
Vega$, baby! Then reruns of The Rookies.
13. Michael Warren
Actor | Hill Street Blues
Smart, talented African-American actor Michael Warren could have followed in the star shoes of Sidney Poitier but Denzel Washington beat him to it. Best remembered for his Emmy-nominated role as police officer Bobby Hill in the Steven Bochco crime series Hill Street Blues (1981), Mike's respected ...
Bobby Hill, on Hill Street Blues. His voice was easy to listen to for me.
14. Ron Palillo
At 14, Ron Palillo (born Ronald Gabriel Paolillo) started his own summer theater in Cheshire, Connecticut. His parents, Gabriel and Carmel Paolillo, were surprised when the summer theater actually made money. After graduating from high school, Ron went to the University of Connecticut at Storrs, ...
Horshak seemed to need someone to care for him.
15. Dirk Benedict
Actor | The A-Team
Dirk Benedict was born in Montana on March 1st, 1945. He was raised in the country, far away from anything connected with movies or acting. He gathered his first experiences in acting (on a dare) in a college production of "Showboat" where he got the main part. His father, a lawyer, died when Dirk ...
Bad boy Starbuck and Face, from the A-Team.
16. Robert Conrad
Actor | Baa Baa Black Sheep
Robert Conrad was a graduate of Northwestern University, spending his first few years out of school supporting himself and his family by driving a milk truck and singing in a Chicago cabaret. Conrad befriended up-and-coming actor Nick Adams during this period, and it was Adams who helped Conrad get...
Wild,Wild West reruns, BaaBaa Black Sheep, and other actioners.
17. Ross Martin
Actor | The Wild Wild West
Born in Grodek, Poland, Ross Martin grew up on New York City's Lower East Side. He spoke Yiddish, Polish, and Russian before even learning English and later added French, Spanish, and Italian to his amazing repertoire.
Despite academic training (and receiving honors in) business, instruction, and ...
Artemus Gordon was very cool on The Wild, Wild West.
18. Bert Convy
Actor | The Cannonball Run
Bert Convy was born on July 23, 1933 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Bernard Whalen Convy. He was an actor, known for The Cannonball Run (1981), Weekend Warriors (1986) and Hero at Large (1980). He was married to Catherine Hall and Anne Anderson. He died on July 15, 1991 in Los Angeles, California, ...
Tattletales was fun and Burt was very cute.
Soundtrack | The Prince of Egypt
Brian Stokes Mitchell was born on October 31, 1957 in Seattle, Washington, USA. He is an actor, known for The Prince of Egypt (1998), Ghost Dad (1990) and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990). He has been married to Allyson Tucker since September 3, 1994. They have one child.
My first time seeing him was as Dr. 'Jackpot' on Trapper John, M.D.
20. Gregory Harrison
Actor | Trapper John, M.D.
Gregory Harrison was born on May 31, 1950 in Avalon, Catalina Island, California, USA as Gregory Neale Harrison. He is an actor and producer, known for Trapper John, M.D. (1979), Picnic (1986) and Centennial (1978). He has been married to Randi Oakes since May 3, 1981. They have four children.
The shower scene from Trapper John, M.D. will forever keep him young to me.