Birth Date: September 26, 1942 / Age: 74
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Also Credited as: Kent McWhirter
Biography: Kent McCord (born Kent Franklin McWhirter on September 26, 1942 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actor.
Using the stage name, Kent McCord, he first appeared on television in 1962 as a guest actor on the The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet. He made several more appearances on the show over the next few years plus small parts in three Elvis Presley films. After working in a variety of secondary roles, he got his big break in 1968 when he was given a lead role next to Martin Milner as Rookie police officer "Jim Reed" on the Adam-12 police drama television series created by Jack Webb. The popular show made McCord a household name, running from 1968 to 1975.
In 1999, McCord was introduced to a new generation of fans as a semi-regular guest star on the science fiction television cult hit, Farscape. He played two versions (one human and one alien appearing in the physical form of the human) of the same character, Jack Crichton
In 1972, McCord was elected to the National Board of Directors of the Screen Actors Guild and served on the Board for eleven years. He remains active in the industry.