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Mark Goddard

Born Jul 24, 1936

Mark Goddard is an American film actor who has starred in a number of television programs. He portrayed Major Don West, the space adversary of Dr. Zachary Smith in the cult 1960s CBS series, Lost in Space, and Detective Sgt. Chris Ballard on The ABC TV series The Detectives.… Read More

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  • Chamber Names Top Young Professionals
    Canton- Sixes Patch - Jun 08, 2012
  • Dedication Paid Off
    Guardian - Apr 26, 2012
  • Leeds University Scientists To Study City’s Insect Life
    Yorkshire Evening Post - Apr 17, 2012
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    Google News - Aug 31, 2011


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1936 Birth Born on July 24, 1936.


1959 22 Years Old In 1959, after just three weeks in Hollywood, he landed a role in the CBS Four Star Television series Johnny Ringo, having played the character of Cully, the deputy, to Don Durant's character of Ringo. … Read More
1960 23 Years Old Goddard appeared as Norman Tabor in the 1960 episode "Surprise Party" of the CBS anthology series The DuPont Show with June Allyson. … Read More
1963 26 Years Old In 1963, Goddard appeared as "Roy Mooney" on CBS's Perry Mason episode 180, "The Case of the Potted Planter". … Read More
1964 27 Years Old From 1964-1965, Goddard starred in another one-season CBS series, Many Happy Returns, in which he portrayed Bob Randall, the young husband of Joan Randall, played by Elinor Donahue, formerly of Father Knows Best and The Andy Griffith Show. … Read More


1997 60 Years Old …  On October 16, 1997 (the same day the show's fictional Jupiter 2 spaceship was supposed to take off in the original episode), Goddard and the rest of the surviving Lost in Space cast also appeared on the inside cover of TV Guide, to promote the new Lost in Space movie while at the same time the Sci-Fi Channel had planned to do a Lost in Space marathon, according to the network.
2002 65 Years Old Goddard was grief-stricken when on November 3, 2002, his mentor and friend of more than thirty-five years, Jonathan Harris, died. … Read More
2009 72 Years Old …  In 2009, he released an autobiographical memoir, To Space and Back.
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