The remarkable life, career, and faith journey of the star of "The Love Boat "and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show."
16 years, millions of Americans welcomed Gavin MacLeod into their
living rooms every Saturday night. This veteran of stage and screen
transformed himself from a seasoned character actor into the leading,
lovable father-figure of "The Love Boat" at the height of TV's boom
For more than 30 years, Gavin MacLeod has served as the
global ambassador for Princess Cruises. Speaking to thousands of
travelers each year, and signing hundreds of autographs at every port,
he stands poised to celebrate his amazing journey with a look back at
the golden era of American television.
storyteller, Gavin shares his fondest memories of meeting and working
with countless stars, such as Cary Grant, Steve McQueen, Gregory Peck,
Bette Davis, Frank Sinatra, Ethel Merman, Ella Fitzgerald, Ronald
Reagan, Milton Berle, and Fred Astaire.
From his humble
theatrical beginnings in upstate New York, to Radio City Music Hall and
on to Hollywood, Gavin MacLeod was on the fast track to success.
However, a few hard life lessons--like dealing with a divorce--taught
Gavin that the key to happiness was only through a deep faith in God,
and he feels his work for Christ is more important than any award. Three
years later his remarriage proved that a great struggle can culminate
in a happy ending.