Howard McNear Net Worth, Bio, Religion, Brother, Cause of Death, Wife, Son

Facts about Howard McNear

Net Worth  $3 million
Salary  Over $200 thousand annually
Income Source  Actor
Birthday  January 27, 1905
Wife  Helen McNear (1935-1969)
Religion  Christianity
Kids  Christopher McNear (Son)
Height  5 ft 8 inches
Weight  85 kg
Nationality  American
Ethnicity  White
Siblings  Dave McNear (Brother)
Cause of Death  Stroke
Education (High School and College)  Oatman School of Theatre
Residence  Los Angeles, California, United States

Howard McNear Biography and Early Life

Howard McNear was an American stage, radio and screen character actor. He was born Howard Terbell McNear on January 27, 1905 in Los Angeles, California, United States and he was raised there. He was born to his parents named Franklin E. McNear (Father) and Luzetta M. Spencer (Mother). He grew up with a brother named Dave McNear.

Howard McNear Net Worth

Howard McNear net worth is estimated to be $3 million. He earned over $200 thousand as salary annually. His net worth and salary amassed due to the success in his career as an actor.

Howard McNear Career

McNear started his career by working for radio stations in the 1930s. He made himself prominent on the radio series titled Speed Gibson of the International Secret Police and in the series, he played the character of Clint Barlow. In 1942, he enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps. From 1952 until 1961, he played the character of Charles Adams in the CBS Radio show titled Gunsmoke. He also appeared in the popular 1950s radio series called Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar. In 1953, he debuted in the film titled Escape from Fort Bravo.

He also starred in other films such as Drums Across the River (1954), Bundle of Joy (1956), The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown (1957), Good Day for a Hanging (1959), Heller in Pink Tights (1960), Blue Hawaii (1961), Follow That Dream (1962), Fun in Acapulco (1963), The Fortune Cookie (1966) and many more. McNear also appeared in television series and shows such as Willy (1955), Chevron Hall of Stars (1956), Private Secretary (1957), The Life of Riley (1958), Alcoa Theatre (1959), Man with a Camera (1960), Michael Shayne (1961), The Twilight Zone (1963), Honest West (1965) and many more.

Howard McNear Wife

Howard McNear was married to his wife named Helen McNear. They wedded on January 14, 1935 and they were married from 1935 until his death in 1969.

Howard McNear Religion

Howard McNear practiced Christianity as religion.

Howard McNear Kids

Howard McNear had a son named Christopher McNear.

Howard McNear Height and Weight

Howard McNear stood at a height of 5 ft 8 inches. He weighed 85 kg.

Howard McNear Nationality and Ethnicity

Howard McNear was of American nationality. He was of white ethnicity.

Howard McNear Residence

Before his death, McNear resided in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Howard McNear Cause of Death

Howard McNear died of Pneumonia which he suffered after a stroke. He passed away on January 3, 1969 at San Fernando Valley Veterans Hospital in Sylmar, California. He was buried in the Los Angeles National Cemetery.

Howard McNear Siblings

Howard McNear grew up with a brother named Dave McNear.

Howard McNear Education (High School and College)

Howard McNear studied at the Oatman School of Theatre.

Social Media Presence

McNear was never active on social media networks.

Controversies, rumours and legal issues

When he was alive, McNear was never linked to any known controversy, rumours and legal issues.

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