R.I.P. Robert Vaughn

The legendary Robert Vaughn has died today at the age of 83 after a brief battle with acute leukemia. Vaughn’s film and TV credits are too numerous to count but he’s done it all effectively. He’s played everything from three U.S. Presidents to cowboys to evil computers to wealthy detectives and numerous spies.

The actor is most remembered for playing Napoleon Solo in the original 1960s spy series “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,” was nominated for an Oscar for “The Young Philadelphians,” and was a lead in the classic western “The Magnificent Seven”. He aldo had regular roles on British crime caper series “Hustle,” and the classic 1980s action series “The A-Team”.

On film his credits include “The Ten Commandments,” “Bullitt,” “The Towering Inferno,” “Battle Beyond the Stars,” “The Bridge at Remagen,” “Demon Seed,” “Superman III,” “Joe’s Apartment,” and “BASEketball”. On TV he’s appeared on “Gunsmoke,” “Murder She Wrote,” “Bonanza,” “Columbo,” “Hawaii Five-O,” “Hunter,” “Diagnosis Murder,” “Coronation Street,” “Law and Order,” “The Nanny” and “Walker Texas Ranger”.

The actor is survived by wife Linda, son Cassidy and daughter Caitlin who were around him when he passed.

Source: Deadline