He is best remembered for his starring role as Dr. Richard Kimble in the ground-breaking, award winning, record-setting The Fugitive on ABC (September 17, 1963, to August 29, 1967). The two part climactic conclusion of the series on August 29, 1967, set a Nielsen Rating record of 72% of all U. S. Households tuned in, an estimated 32 million viewers. This record held until March 1980.
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