Kevin Dobson, known for his starring roles on “Kojak” and “Knots Landing,” died Sunday of a heart attack at 77.
His death was confirmed by the United Veterans Council of San Joaquin County on Facebook, which posted a series of images of Dobson along with the message, “Army Veteran, Veterans Rights Activist, Film and Television Actor Kevin Dobson has passed away. He was 77 Years Old. Condolences to the entire family. Rest In Peace…March 18 1943-September 6 2020.”
Fellow actor Paul Carafotes tweeted, “Kevin Dobson a great and generous actor passed. I remember him for his friendship a gracious, open minded actor with ideas to augment a scene and didnt mind if ideas gave it toYOU. We had fun. @Carafotes12 @taiskates @lmvitale @hardy985 @take2radio @KnotsLanding @HowardStern.”
Dobson was born March 18, 1943, in Queens, New York. He served in the U.S. Army and worked for the Long Island Rail Road before pursuing acting.
After debuting on TV on the soap “The Doctors” in 1969, he made an uncredited appearance in the Jane Fonda drama “Klute” (1971). After a couple of years in small roles on TV, he won the role of Det. Bobby Crocker on “Kojak” after numerous auditions, appearing in all 117 episodes (1973-1978) of the classic cop drama opposite Telly Savalas. He returned for the 1990 TV-movie reunion “Kojak: It’s Always Something.”
Dobson specialized in dramatic TV movies, including “The Immigrants” (1978), “Hardhat and Legs” (1980), “Margin for Murder” (1981), and “Sweet Revenge” (1984), the latter with a very young Helen Hunt.
From 1982-1993, Dobson was handsome Mack MacKenzie on “Knots Landing,” one of TV’s most successful nighttime soaps, reprising the role on the 1997 miniseries “Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac.”
He was also a regular on the series “Shannon” (1981-1982), “F/X: The Series” (1996-1997), “The Bold and the Beautiful” (2006-2007), and “Days of Our Lives” (2008), along with making numerous TV guest appearances through 2014. According to IMDb, he was attached to a sci-fi series called “12 to Midnight,” but it is unclear if he shot anything for it.
Dobson is survived by his wife of more than 50 years, Susan, and their children Mariah, Patrick and Sean.
Radhika Apte reveals real reason why she got married
Radhika Apte needs no introduction to Kollywood fans after her appearance as Superstar Rajinikanth’s wife in ‘Kabali’ directed by Pa Ranjith. The intense actress impressed with her performance of a meek girl to a mother of a grown-up and especially her reunion scene with Rajini took the audience on an emotional ride.
Radhika is happily married to her British boyfriend Benedict Taylor who is a singer and she shuttles between Mumbai and London to balance her personal and professional life.
Radhika Apte in her most recent interaction with Vikranth Massey on social media from London has admitted that she does not believe in the institution of marriage. When asked why she got married the talented performer replied that it is easier for married people to get a British visa and that’s why she and her man opted for it in 2012.
Radhika is currently chilling with Taylor in their London home during the lockdown and will soon start filming her next English film ‘Noor Inayat Khan’ in which she plays a spy based on a true story.
Jacqueline Fernandez shares picture of her being in ‘happy place’
Actor Jacqueline Fernandez is working on a secret project where she found herself in a ‘happy place’. Taking it to Instagram on Sunday, the 35-year-old actor shared a picture dressed up like a traffic police officer as she is seen laughing her heart out.
“How was everyone’s Sunday?? Fun project coming up soon! #myhappyplace,” wrote Fernandez along with a picture where she is also seen holding a coffee mug. The ‘Kick’ actor also shared a few Instagram stories of her getting ready for the upcoming project.
Recently, the actor extended gratitude to her fans after the number of Instagram followers hit the 46 million mark.
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