Megowan, Don

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Megowan, Don Gender: M
Donald Megowan
born on 24 May 1922 at 23:20 (= 11:20 PM )
Place Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 03°17' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 15°58 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 08°39'

Don Megowan (as The Monster in "Tales of Frankenstein," 1958)


American actor best known for playing the Gill-man on land in The Creature Walks Among Us (1956), the final part of the Creature from the Black Lagoon monster film trilogy. Megowan also starred in the science fiction films The Werewolf (1956) in the role of Sheriff Jack Haines, and in The Creation of the Humanoids (1962) as a captain in the anti-robot Order of Flesh and Blood, who must stop the Humanoids.

Megowan also appeared in western films. In 1962, he starred with Cameron Mitchell in the television series, The Beachcomber.

Megowan married twice and had two children. A smoker from age 12 to 48, he died of throat cancer on 26 June 1981 at age 59 in Panorama City, California.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • compare to chart of Hennesy, Tom (born 4 August 1923). Notes: Both played the Gill-man


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Throat)
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Throat (Cancer)
  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Abuse Drugs (Smoker)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Divorces (One)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Throat cancer)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Film and TV)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV series/ Soap star