Paul McGrath (actor)

Paul McGrath (11 April 1904 13 April 1978) was an American film, television, Broadway, and Pittsburgh actor best known for his radio appearances in the 1940s and 1950s. He was born in Chicago, Illinois and died in London, England.

Paul McGrath
McGrath (center) as Dr. Martin Allison in the radio comedy My Son Jeep. Also pictured are Bobby Alford (son "Jeep") and Joan Lazer (daughter Peggy).
Born(1904-04-11)April 11, 1904
DiedApril 13, 1978(1978-04-13) (aged 74)
OccupationFilm, television, stage actor
Years active1940-1969
Spouse(s)Anne Sargent (?-1978) (his death)

Early years

McGrath attended Carnegie Tech (now Carnegie Mellon University) and studied engineering before developing an interest in drama.[1]


McGrath was a regular on the soap operas Big Sister and Young Doctor Malone.[1] He also played the host on Inner Sanctum Mystery.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
1940Parole FixerTyler Craden
1940Wildcat BusStanley Regan
1940This Thing Called LoveGordon Daniels
1941Dead Men TellMr. Parks
1941We Go FastCarberry
1941Marry the Boss's DaughterTaylorUncredited
1943No Time for LoveHenry Fulton
1952Guiding LightHenry Benedict #4 (1967)TV Series
1954First LoveMatthew JamesTV Series
1957A Face in the CrowdMacey
1962Advise & ConsentHardiman Fletcher
1969PendulumSenator Augustus Cole


  1. Francis, Robert (May 27, 1945). "Candid Close-ups". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. p. 24. Retrieved August 8, 2015 via
  2. "(untitled brief)". The Mason City Globe-Gazette. January 22, 1946. p. 2. Retrieved August 8, 2015 via
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