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Stuart Margolin Biography

Stuart Margolin

Facts of Stuart Margolin

Date of Birth: 1940 , January-31
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch

Quick Timeline of Stuart Margolin

1940 Born in Davenport, Iowa, U.S.
1958 Graduated from South Oak Cliff H.S.
2020 Estimated at $3 million

Detail Timeline of Stuart Margolin

January 31 , 1940

Born in Davenport, Iowa, U.S.

Stuart Margolin was born and raised in Davenport, Iowa, on January 31, 1940. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. 


Graduated from South Oak Cliff H.S.

Margolin attended the South Oak Cliff H.S. and graduated in 1958. Similarly, he also enrolled at Scottsdale High School.


Estimated at $3 million

Professional since 1961, Stuart Margolin worth $3 million as of September 2020. He earns hundreds of thousands of salary from his films and series.


Best known for playing Little Joe in the war movie Kelly's Heroes, Stuart Margolin is an American theatre, television, and film actor. He is also famous for his role Evelyn "Angel" Martin on the TV series The Rockford Files.  

Stuart's other notable films and television shows include Death Wish, Tom Stone, and These Arms of Mine. Besides an actor, he is also a popular director, producer, and writer.


Stuart Margolin was born on January 31, 1940, in Davenport, Iowa, the United States. The details regarding his parents are yet unavailable. 

80 years old Margolin has an older brother Arnold Margolin. He is a TV producer, director, and screenwriter by profession. 

Regarding Stuart's education, he attended Scottsdale High School. In 1958, he graduated from South Oak Cliff H.S.

Career Highlights

Stuart Margolin is active in the film industry since 1961. Since then, he has acted 121 acting credits, 56 directing credits, 7 writing credits, and 3 producing credits.

5 feet 11 inches tall star made his acting debut playing Lester Wexler / Lester Wexley on the television series The Gertrude Berg Show (1961-1962). Then, he acted in television shows like Ensign O'Toole, Blue Light, Occasional Wife, That Girl, It Takes a Thief, Land of the Giants, and others. 

Eventually, in 1970, Margolin earned the popularity after playing Little Joe in the film Kelly's Heroes starring Clint EastwoodTelly SavalasDon RicklesCarroll O'Connor, and Donald Sutherland. Likewise, he also became a part of movies and series like Nichols, The Partridge Family, Limbo, Love, American Style, The Stone Killer, The Gambler, and Futureworld.

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Also, his other notable acting credits include Days of Heaven, The Rockford Files, Bret Maverick, A Killer in the Family, Mr. Smith, Mom P.I., The Lay of the Land, Dead Man's Gun, The Hi-Line, Touched by an Angel, These Arms of Mine, Tom Stone, Arbitrage, The Second Time Around, and What the Night Can Do.

Besides that, Kelly's Heroes actor has directed several episodes of television series like The Bridge, Intelligence, Tom Stone, Touched by an Angel, Promised Land, and Beggars and Choosers. Also, he worked as a producer in movies such as What the Night Can Do, The Glitter Dome, and The Ballad of Andy Crocker

Net Worth And Salary

The versatile personality Stuart Margolin has collected a handsome sum of fortunes from his multiple successful professions. As per the report, he has an estimated net worth of $3 million in September 2020. 

There is no doubt, he earns hundreds of thousands of salary from his career. The average salary of an actor is around $57,299 while the director earns almost $71,680. On the other hand, the producer gains around 68,718 and the writer receives 50,148. 

Relationship History

The Rockford Files actor Margolin is currently married to Patricia Ann Dunne. Previously, he exchanged the wedding vows with Teresa Lynn McCortney on June 23, 1962, and later, separated. 

Also, Stuart walked down the aisle with Joyce Eliason on August 5, 11966. Then, the couple divorced on April 9, 1975.