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About Gary Lockwood (1937 – )
Gary Lockwood was born on February 21, 1937 in Van Nuys, California. His birth name was John Gary Yurosek. He was talented in football, and won a football scholarship to the University of California. He was the quarterback.
Sometimes Gary Lockwood is credited as Gary Yurosek even though his birth name is John Gary Yurosek.
In 1966, Stefanie Powers and Gary Lockwood were married. She is known for her role as Jennifer Hart on the TV series HART TO HART. In 1972, Gary Lockwood and Stefanie Powers divorced.
In 1982, Gary married again to actress /producer Denise DuBarry. They had one daughter together, Samantha. They too divorced in 1988.
Gary Lockwood is best known for two different roles in storylines that took place in outer space. Possibly, Lockwood's most well known role was his portrayal of Lt. Commander Gary Mitchell, on the 1966 STAR TREK si fi TV series. This performance was a favorite among among Star Trek enthusiasts.
Another role that took place in outer space, left Gary Lockwood floating in space. Gary Lockwood starred as astronaut Frank Poole in this Stanley Kubrick epic film, 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Gary Lockwood began his career as a stuntman and stand-in for Anthony Perkins.
Taking a couple uncredited roles, Gary Lockwood played a Russian basketball player in TALL STORY and as a gang member in WARLOCK.
His first real TV success was on the TV series, FOLLOW THE SUN, (1961-1962).
His second success was the TV series, THE LIEUTENANT; (1963-1964).
Some of the other great TV series that Lockwood was involved with are 12 O'CLOCK HIGH;(1964-1965),GUNSMOKE;(1966), MEDICAL CENTER (1970-1973), BARNABY JONES (1973-1979), MATT HOUSTON;(1982-1984), SIMON & SIMON;(1984-1986), and MURDER SHE WROTE;(1985-1994).
As of 2015, Gary is being filmed in the TV movie, STAR TREK EQUINOX: THE NIGHT OF TIME, along with John Kapelos, John Savage, and Cindy Picket.
Gary reflected on his life in an interview: "I've been very fortunate. I've played football, I've crashed cars, I chased a lot of girls, I've got a great education, I've done stunt work, and I got to work with many wonderful people in my career. What more could I have asked for?"
Gary Lockwood's notable movie credits include...
SPACELIFT: TRANSPORTING TREK INTO THE 21ST CENTURY (2011)
ROSE MARINE (2009)
MISSING SOCK (2004)
A BEDFULL OF FOREIGNERS (1998)
NIGHT OF THE SCARECROW (1995)
TERROR IN PARADISE (1995)
THE WILD PAIR (1987)
PROJECT KILL (1976)
STAND UP AND BE COUNTED (1972)
LOVE AMERICAN STYLE (1969)
THEY CAME TO ROB LAS VEGAS (1968)
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968)
IT HAPPENED AT THE WORLD'S FAIR (1963)
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS (1961)
WILD IN THE COUNTRY (1961)
Gary Lockwood in 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968).
Gary Lockwood in SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS (1961).