I found some more photos. If you've watched a lot of old (like pre-1950's movies) who may recognize him.
He played a young pilot vying for the attentiion of Wallace Beery's daughter in the 1943 Salute To The Marines
, based on the fall of the Philippines. That's him in the middle:
This 1949 film is described as: "Foreign Service officer matches wits with a Chinese warlord to try to save American citizens threatened with execution.
Lundigan said poor script choices made him a "B" movie star, but he did get to kiss Marilyn Monroe long before the Kennedy brothers:
And his starring role as Colonel Ed McCauley in the 1959-60 TV series Men Into Space
landed him on a lunchbox:
He is the uncredited narrator on the 1944 documentary "With the Marines at Tarawa
" according to the book Stars in the corps: movie actors in the United States Marines
by James E. Wise and Anne Collier Rehill:
You have to wonder how many thousands of people over the last 60 years have looked at the EGA he scrawled into the sidewalk and wondered, "What the heck is that?" I would also say that in the last 40 or so years they would also look at his name and wonder, "Who is he?" (Most of the 200 names in front of the Chinese Theatre are instantly recognizable).
I suppose that if you could answer that last question, you could say, "He's a Marine who made his mark on Hollywood...literally."