Gary Lockwood

Active - 1954 - 2008  |   Born - Feb 11, 1937 in Van Nuys, California  |   Genres - Drama, Action, Adventure

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Gary Lockwood was the astronaut who didn't make it to Jupiter in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). A former stunt performer, Lockwood's first film work was as stand-in for Anthony Perkins, with whom he appeared on camera in 1960's Tall Story. Before his unfortunate space ride in 2001, Lockwood starred on the network TV series Follow the Sun (1961) and The Lieutenant (1963); afterward, he was seen in such theatrical films as R.P.M (1970) and Project Kill (1976). Gary Lockwood was for several years married to actress Stefanie Powers with whom he co-starred in a memorable 1969 episode of TV's Love, American Style, wherein Lockwood got his mouth stuck on a doorknob!

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