Shortly after The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Gavin was as soon as once more on the small display screen, 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 Next Wave.
Considering Gavin had a many years-lengthy profession in Hollywood, he held different spectacular performing credit. The actor was featured on quite a few exhibits, equivalent to Hawaii Five-O, Perry Mason, The Andy Griffith Show, OZ, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Charlie’s Angels, Murder She Wrote, JAG, That ’70s Show and many extra.