Kent McCord


Kent McCord Trivia


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    • Kent McCord's most recent role was Vice Admiral Sommerville in a made for TV movie called Tides of War.
      Release date: April 1, 2005
      It was released on video with the title:
      USS Poseidon: Phantom Below

    • On October 4, 2005 Kent McCord was a part of the Hollywood Boulevard "10-4 day" parade. This parade was to honor all Police and the actors who play them.

    • In 2003, Kent McCord ran for President of the SAG but lost to Melissa Gilbert by a narrow margin of 42% to 50%.

    • Kent McCord was a member of the "Celebrity All Stars Basketball" team for ten years. This team tours Southern California to raise funds for charities.

    • Kent McCord is a long-time race fan and has driven in competition in a few races such as the "Toyota Pro Celebrity Challenge" in Long Beach, California, and Watkins Glen, New York. He has raced professionally as well in the "Sports Car Club of America" and "IMSA."

    • It was Kent's appearance on Dragnet that landed him the starring role on Adam 12

    • Kent McCord signed a long-term contract with Universal Studios in 1965.

    • Kent McCord was offered 20 scholarships in football after graduating high school.

    • Kent McCord was one of Ricky Nelson's fraternity brothers on the show The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet.

    • Kent McCord had his first horse by the age of eight by the name of "Toby."

    • At the age of twelve, Kent McCord worked a job at Brackett Field Airport in La Verne, California. This is where he received flying lessons in exchange for work.

    • At the age of ten, Kent McCord worked at his father's Richfield gas station that was located near what is now the intersection of the 10 and 605 freeways.

    • Kent McCord was born in French Hospital, located at the corner of College and Hill in downtown Los Angeles, California.

    • On October 14, 2000 Kent McCord and Martin Milner received "The Jack Webb Award" given by the LA Police Historical Society for their support of the LAPD and the community it serves.

    • Mr. Kent McCord supports various charities and foundations, including:"The City of Hope".

    • Kent married his high school sweetheart, and has three children: Kristen McCord (who appeared on his show, "Adam-12" (1968)), Megan McCord (who appeared in Pine Canyon Is Burning (1977) (TV)), and Michael.

    • Kent won the Screen Actors Guild's prestigious Ralph Morgan Award in June of 1999.

    • Kent McCord is the Vice President of SAG 2007. (Screen Actors Guild)

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