Shortly after The Mary Tyler Moore Present, Gavin was as soon as once more on the small display, however this time he performed Captain Merrill Stubing in The Love Boat. He appeared in 250 episodes throughout its run from 1977 to 1987.
He returned because the captain in 1990 for the TV film, The Love Boat: A Valentine Voyage, in addition to appeared within the reunion episode of the rebooted sequence in 1998, The Love Boat: The Subsequent Wave.
Contemplating Gavin had a decades-long profession in Hollywood, he held different spectacular appearing credit. The actor was featured on quite a few reveals, reminiscent of Hawaii 5-O, Perry Mason, The Andy Griffith Present, OZ, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Charlie’s Angels, Homicide She Wrote, JAG, That ’70s Present and lots of extra.