Mike Connors, best known as the star of the 1968-1975 classic detective series “Mannix” passed away at age 91 yesterday. He was an outstanding actor in both film and television.
Dick Gautier was a talented comedian, actor and artist. He is best remembered for his role as Hymie the Robot on “Get Smart”. He appeared on Broadway in “Bye Bye Birdie” and was a staple on game shows in the 1970’s and ’80’s including “Tattletales” and “Password”. He passed away this weekend at age 85.
Garry Shandling passed away at age 66 on March 24th. He was a talented comedy writer before he became known as a great standup comedian. He guest hosted for Johnny Carson on “The Tonight Show”. He had 2 successful comedy series, “It’s Garry Shandling’s Show” and “The Larry Sanders Show”. This is his first appearance on the “Tonight Show” in 1981.
Ken Howard was a talented actor who appeared on Broadway, Television and Film. He was also the President of the Screen Actors Guild and was instrumental in improving the benefits and pensions of his fellow actors and actresses. He passed away at age 71 earlier this week.
George Kennedy was a talented actor who could play both drama and comedy. He won an Oscar for his role in “Cool Hand Luke”. He passed away on Feb. 28th at age 91. This is a short clip from his role on “Dallas” as Carter McKay.
Actor Abe Vigoda passed away in his sleep yesterday at age 94. He is best remembered for his role as Det. Fish on “Barney Miller” and on his own series “Fish” in the 1970’s. He was also in “The Godfather”. He was a fine actor who had a long and successful career on stage as well as television and films.
Pat Harrington Jr. was a talented comedian, actor and writer who passed away at age 86 today. Here is an appearance he made on the “Tattletales” game show in the mid 1970’s.