Oct. 13, 2002 Hollywood Los Angeles County California, USA
Actor. He had recurring roles on TV shows such as "The Big Valley," "Dallas," and "Dark Shadows," among many others over his 50-year career. He had guest-starring roles on such shows as "The Twilight Zone," "The Alfred Hitchcock Hour," "All in the Family," "Eight Is Enough," "The Untouchables," "The Streets of San Francisco," and "The Bionic Woman." His movie credits included "Joe" (1970) and "The Air Up There" (1994). He was said to have maintained a positive attitude even though he was in failing health and suffering from a kidney disease. He died as a result of smoke inhalation at his Hollywood Hills home after it caught on fire.