How old was Darren McGavin in the movie A Christmas Story?

Darren McGavin was 60 in A Christmas Story when he played the character 'The Old Man (Mr. Parker)'.

That was over 41 years ago in 1983.

In 2006 he died aged 83, starring in 74 films in his career, 21 of those after A Christmas Story was first released. If he were alive today he would be 102.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In A Christmas Story, I think Darren McGavin looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Bob Clark has worked with Darren McGavin a total of 4 times in his career.
  • Darren McGavin's first movie was as 'Student (uncredited)' in A Song to Remember, released in 1945 when he was 21
  • A Christmas Story scores 7.3 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of A Christmas Story

Darren McGavin's other movies