TV actor dead
Actor John P. Connell, best known as the star of the daytime TV drama “Young Dr. Malone”, has died at his home here. He was 91.
Connell, who was also a television writer, playwright and prolific commercial voiceover artist, passed away in Woodland Hills here on Thursday, reports variety.com.
Born in Philadelphia, Connell broke into show business on Broadway in “Time Limit” and “Uncle Willie” and with the national company of “Picnic“.
Connell worked on other live TV broadcasts, including “Studio One in Hollywood”, “Kraft Theatre”, “You Are There”and “Goodyear Playhouse“.
He is survived by his wife Mila, son John V. Connell, daughter Kathy Connell, son-in-law Daryl Anderson and granddaughter Tierney Anderson.