LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tv actor Gavin MacLeod of “The Love Boat” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Present” has died. He was 90.
MacLeod died early Saturday, his nephew, Mark See, advised Selection. MacLeod’s well being had been poor lately however no reason for demise was given, the commerce publication reported.
MacLeod achieved stardom as Murray Slaughter, the sardonic TV information author on the Nineteen Seventies comedy “The Mary Tyler Moore Present.”
He went to a lead position, and greater fame, because the cheerful Capt. Stubing on “The Love Boat.” Early in his profession, he was featured on “McHale’s Navy” from 1962 to 1964 as seaman Joseph “Comfortable” Haines.
His film credit included “Kelly’s Heroes,” “The Sand Pebbles,” “The Sword of Ali Baba,” “Struggle Hunt” and “The Crime Busters.” Amongst his newer TV credit had been “Touched By An Angel,” “JAG” and “The King of Queens.”