Date of Birth:
27 January 1905
Howard McNear played in 5 movies in the Comedy, Romance, Fantasy, Musical, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Music, Drama, Music genres.
Howard McNear got succeed with average imdb rating 6.4.
During his third year on the "The Andy Griffith Show" (1960) he suffered a massive stroke that greatly affected his left shoulder, most of his left arm and his legs. In earlier episodes, he is seen freely walking about. All episodes after this time either have him photographed in close-up, sitting or, secretly, propped up by a brace.
Portrayed Charles "Doc" Adams on CBS Radio's "Gunsmoke" (1952-1961).