Thursday, May 24, 2012
15 Greatest TV Characters of the 1960s: McGill
Portrayed by: Richard Bradford
TV series: Man in a Suitcase (1967-68)
Occupation: Freelance troubleshooter; former U.S. intelligence agent framed as a traitor to protect a mole.
Lifestyle: Travels throughout Europe and Africa; lives out of a suitcase!
Family and Friends: A few former girlfriends, but pretty much a loner.
Trademarks: Premature gray hair; smokes too much; gets beaten up a lot.
Classic quote: (When a woman asks if he's an American) "No, ma'am. I'm a Texan."
Classic episodes: "Man from the Dead" (provides backstory on why he was framed); "Find the Lady" (a valuable painting stolen during World War II suddenly reappears).