- About Michael Winkelman
Full name: Michael Winkelman
Also known as: Michael L. Winkelman, Winkelman, Michael L.
Professions: Actor, Soundtrack
Occupation: Actor: The Real McCoys
- Michael Winkelman Known for
The Real McCoys (1957), The Big Knife (1955), The Indian Fighter (1955), Ride Out for Revenge (1957)
- Michael Winkelman Death information
Died: Tuesday, 27th of July, 1999 (Age: 53)
- Michael Winkelman Biography
Michael L. Winkelman (June 27, 1946 – July 27, 1999) was an American child actor best known for his role as Little Luke McCoy from 1957 to 1963 in 157 episodes of the situation comedy television series, The Real McCoys, starring Walter Brennan in the title role of Grandpa Amos McCoy, with Richard Crenna as Luke McCoy, older brother of Winkelman's character.After its five-year run on ABC, The Real McCoys switched to CBS for its final season in 1962-1963 without the services of Kathleen Nolan as the young housewife, Kate McCoy. The series was created by Irving Pincus and directed by Hy Averback, with Richard Crenna later assuming some directing duties.In the last season on CBS, Winkelman, Lydia Reed as Hassie McCoy, and Tony Martinez as farmhand Pepino Garcia, all appeared less frequently than they had in the first years on ABC. Subsequently, Winkelman found few acting jobs and entered the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He was later a groundskeeper at Universal Studios in Los Angeles, California.
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