Mostly Credited As: Monte Markham
Birth Name: Monte Markham
Date Of Birth: June 21, 1935 (Age 78)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Manatee, Florida
Just who is Monte Markham? His followers can skip -this paragraph, but for the uninitiated, Markham has starred in five television series ("The Second Hundred Years" and "Mr. Deeds Goes To Town-" to name a few)"; co-starred in a Broadway musical with Debbie Reynolds; has many motion picture credits and featured roles in television series such as "Medical Center", "Hawaii -Five-O", "Mission: Impossible" and "The FBI"; and has starred in a score of TV movies. While playing the title character in "The New Perry Mason," Markham, himself, showed he was a "Perry Mason" buff, being fascinated by the legal aspects of the novels. The versatile actor once planned to be a criminal lawyer. He studied pre-law at the University of Georgia before he graduated with a master's degree in theater. Married and the father of two children, Markham is a rugged, active man who likes flying, water-skiing, hydroplaning and riding horses.