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, informed Selection. MacLeod’s well being had been poor just lately, however no reason behind loss of life 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 on to a lead position, and larger fame, because the cheerful Capt. Merrill Stubing on The Love Boat, from 1977-86. Early in his profession, he was featured on McHale’s Navy from 1962 to 1964 as seaman Joseph “Glad” Haines.
His film credit included Kelly’s Heroes, The Sand Pebbles, The Sword of Ali Baba, Battle Hunt and The Crime Busters. Amongst his more moderen TV credit had been Touched By An Angel, JAG and The King of Queens.