Gary Conway Net Worth

Gary Conway Net Worth is
$17 Million

Gary Conway Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Gary Conway was born on February 4, 1936 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Gareth Monello Carmody. He is an actor and writer, known for Burke's Law (1963), Land of the Giants (1968) and American Ninja 2: The Confrontation (1987). He has been married to Marian McKnight since December 21, 1958. They have two children.

Date Of BirthFebruary 4, 1936
Place Of BirthBoston, Massachusetts, United States
Height6' 1" (1.85 m)
ProfessionActor, Writer, Director
EducationUniversity of California, Los Angeles
SpouseMarian McKnight (m. 1958)
ChildrenKathleen Conway, Gareth Conway
AwardsPlaygirl Man of the Month
Star SignAquarius
1Surrogate son of Gene Barry.
2Had praised his mentor Gene Barry for his humble beginnings as an actor.
3Credits Gene Barry as his favorite acting mentor/best friend.
4Gary and Marian are both vegetarians.
5Gary took his acting last name (Conway) from a distant relative on his father's side (Pat Conway).
6Graduated from Los Angeles High School at 16 in 1952, including spending his senior year at the Otis Art Institute on a full scholarship.
7Father (John) was a truant officer and probation officer. Mother (Vera) was a teacher. Has a younger sister (Belle) who also became a teacher.
8Has a brown belt in karate.
9In a Land of the Giants (1968) episode called "The Lost Ones", Gary had a fight scene with Zalman King (who played Nick). Zalman hit Gary in his side and accidentally broke his ribs. After a couple days in the hospital, Gary had to rest for about a month. When it came time to redo the fight scene, Zalman accidentally broke Gary's ribs again (on the other side). Gary went back to the hospital and had to rest for another month. Eventually, the scene was completed.
10Plays violin, guitar, and piano.
11Middle name (Monello) means "brat" in Italian.
12Is of Boston-Irish ancestry on his father's side and Italian ancestry on his mother's side.
13Revealed that he actually had fun with Gene Barry on Burke's Law (1963).
14His acting mentor and series' lead, Gene Barry, passed away on December 9, 2009, at age 90.
15Now retired from acting and modeling, Gary is proprietor at Carmody McKnight Estate Wines in Paso Robles, California. He and Marian own the company.
16Best known by the public for his role as Det. Tim Tilson on Burke's Law (1963) and for his starring role as Captain Steve Burton on Land of the Giants (1968).
17Acting protégé of Gene Barry.
18Portrayed a wine maker in Columbo: Any Old Port in a Storm (1973), he now owns a winery himself.
19During the 1950s and 1960s, Gary posed for famous physique photographers, "Bruce of LA" and Robert Henry Mizer, who supplied nude and semi-nude muscle images for art and muscle magazines.
20After graduating from high school, the athletic youth became an art major at UCLA but switched to drama soon afterward. While in college, Conway supplemented his income by modeling for physique photographers.
21A renowned landscape and portrait painter, he was the youngest artist to win a major prize at the LA County Art Exhibition and, before age sixteen, was awarded full scholarships to the three most prestigious art schools in the country. He also went on to become an accomplished violinist who has appeared at the Hollywood Bowl, and an architect whose work has been featured in Design West.
22Has two children by long-time wife Marian McKnight: U.C. graduates Kathleen Conway and Gareth Conway. Gareth produced National Geographic Today on the National Geographic Channel and served as senior producer for PBS. Kathleen is a winemaker and manages the Carmody McKnight winery.
23Interviewed in the books "Earth vs. the Sci-Fi Filmmakers" (McFarland & Co., 2005) and "A Sci-Fi Swarm and Horror Horde" (McFarland & Co., 2010) by Tom Weaver.
24Entered UCLA as an Art major, but graduated with a degree in Theater.
25At age 37 (still in his physical "prime"), he posed for the centerfold in Playgirl Magazine's August 1973 issue.


Woman's Story2000David Merritt
Liberty & Bash1989Commissioner Jordan
American Ninja 2: The Confrontation1987Leo 'The Lion' Burke
The Love Boat1981TV SeriesDonald
The Farmer1977Kyle Martin
Once Is Not Enough1975Hugh Robertson
Police Story1974TV SeriesBill Roche
Columbo1973TV SeriesEnrico Guiseppe Carsini
Circle of Fear1973TV SeriesJohn Walsh
Class of '551972TV Movie
Black Gunn1972Adams
The Judge and Jake Wyler1972TV MovieFrank Morrison
Land of the Giants1968-1970TV SeriesCapt. Steve Burton
Daniel Boone1968TV SeriesBilly Carver
The Long, Hot Summer1965TV SeriesScott Manning
Burke's Law1963-1965TV SeriesDet. Tim Tilson
It's a Man's World1962TV SeriesScooter
Young Guns of Texas1962Tyler Duane
Hawaiian Eye1960-1961TV SeriesMitch / Kirk Lindstron / Johnny Martin
77 Sunset Strip1960TV SeriesColton Rice / Johnny Poe
Maverick1960TV SeriesOrderly
Surfside 61960TV SeriesTad Watson
Lawman1960TV SeriesSam Carter
Bourbon Street Beat1960TV SeriesDave / Mike / Johnny Azaab
Colt .451960TV SeriesPrinter's Devil / Lt. Charles Williams
How to Make a Monster1958Tony Mantell (Teenage Frankenstein)
Sky King1958TV SeriesJack Beal
The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent1957Jarl
I Was a Teenage Frankenstein1957Bob / Teenage Monster


Woman's Story2000
American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt1989written by
American Ninja 2: The Confrontation1987screenplay / story
Over the Top1987story


Woman's Story2000


The Farmer1977producer


An American Ninja in Cape Town: Making 'American Ninja 2'2016Video documentary shortHimself
Strike Me Deadly: Making 'American Ninja 3'2016Video documentary shortHimself
The Green Girl2014DocumentaryHimself
The Fantasy Worlds of Irwin Allen1995TV Movie documentaryHimself
Allen Ludden's Gallery1969TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

It's Alive: The True Story of Frankenstein1994TV Movie documentary
Frankenstein: A Cinematic Scrapbook1991DocumentaryBob (Teenage Monster) / Tony (Teenage Frankenstein)

Known for movies

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