Darren McGavin was an American actor best known for playing the title role in the television horror series Kolchak: The Night Stalker, and his portrayal in the film A Christmas Story of the grumpy father given to bursts of profanity that he never realizes his son overhears. His Disney roles included himself in the 1959 documentary Disneyland '59, Duke in No Deposit, No Return, Dominic Dracon and G.F. Benton in the Gargoyles episode "The Silver Falcon", Barney B. Duncan in the two-part Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color episode "Boomerang, Dog of Many Talents," John Jay Forrest in the three-part Wonderful World of Disney episode "The High Flying Spy", and Timothy Donovan in the two-part Wonderful World of Disney episode "Donovan's Kid", He also played Mr. Hobbs in the film Perfect Harmony.