|Birth: ||Oct. 3, 1952|
|Death: ||Nov. 27, 1986|
Actor. He is best known for his character ‘Percival Dalton' on the television series "Little House on the Prairie", where his character was married to ‘Nellie Oleson'. He attended Kent University, studied acting at LACC's Theatre Department and Harvey Lembeck's Comedy Workshop, and appeared in a number of movies, including "National Lampoon's Class Reunion" (1982), "Save the Last Dance For Me" (1981), "Forever Young", "Say Yes" and "Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens" (1979). He guest starred on several television shows including, "Quincy", "The Jeffersons" (1975), "James at 15", "Little House on The Prairie" and "The Frankie and Annette Show". He was diagnosed with AIDS and he went public with his disease at a time when very few performers were willing to do so. It was his hope that his coming forward would raise public awareness of the disease and save lives. He was supported through his illness by both his family and the entire cast of "Little House on the Prairie", he died at age 34 on Thanksgiving Day, 1986. He was cremated and his ashes given to his partner. (bio by: Just another taphophile)
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
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Record added: Aug 27, 2004
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Another wonderful actor lost far too soon.|
Added: Apr. 19, 2014
Enjoyed you on Little House on the Prairie. Rest In Peace.|
Added: Apr. 2, 2014
R.I.P. WE LOVE YOU|
Added: Mar. 27, 2014
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