Chad Everett - Actor Chad Everett Dies

Actor Chad Everett has died after an 18-month battle with lung cancer. He was 75.
The star passed away at his home in Los Angeles on Tuesday (24Jul12), according to his daughter Katherine Thorp.
Everett appeared in 1960s detective series Surfside 6 and went on to star in a string of TV shows and movies before landing his most famous part in U.S. show Medical Center in 1969.
He played the role of Dr. Joe Gannon in the drama, which ran until 1976, and landed two Golden Globes nominations and a nod on the Emmys list for his work.
Everett guest-starred in more recent TV series including Without a Trace and Supernatural, as well as an episode of comedy Castle which aired earlier this year (12).
He also featured in 2001 movie Mulholland Drive as an ageing Lothario who engages in a steamy audition with Naomi Watts' character.
Everett, who was married to actress Shelby Grant for 45 years until her death in 2011, is survived by his two daughters, Katherine and Shannon, and six grandchildren.
Actor Joe Mantegna ‏has led the tributes to the star, writing on his Twitter.com page, "Sad news about Chad Everett. Super nice guy and will be missed."


Contactmusic

Tags: Chad Everett


Advertisement

Editors Recommendations

Beyonce, Iggy Azalea and Eminem Lead the Way in VMA Nominations

The nominations have been announced for the 2014 MTV Video Music...

Beyonce - Beyonce, Iggy Azalea and Eminem Lead the Way in VMA Nominations

Adam Levine And Behati Prinsloo Finally Tie The Knot In Summery Wedding In Mexico

In “beautiful people getting married” news today, Maroon 5 vocalist Adam Levine...

Adam Levine And Behati Prinsloo Finally Tie The Knot In Summery Wedding In Mexico

Who Won At 2014 Television Critics Association Awards & What Can The Results Tell Us About The Emmys?

The 30th Television Critics Association Awards (TCAs) was held on...

Who Won At 2014 Television Critics Association Awards & What Can The Results Tell Us About The Emmys?

Where's The Fourth Destiny's Child Member? In SC, Getting Arrested, Apparently

For a decade now, one question has plagued the internet. Our...

Where's The Fourth Destiny's Child Member? In SC, Getting Arrested, Apparently

'Homeland' Season 4 Trailer Shows Carrie Back In The Field But Is The Series Out Of The Woods?

Homeland, when it was first on our screen in 2011, became an instant...

'Homeland' Season 4 Trailer Shows Carrie Back In The Field But Is The Series Out Of The Woods?

Former Child Star Skye McCole Bartusiak Found Dead At 21, Cause Unknown

Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak, known for childhood roles in numerous...

Former Child Star Skye McCole Bartusiak Found Dead At 21, Cause Unknown
Advertisement

The Apes Have Taken Over The World (And This Weekend's Box Office)

It’s time for the most highly anticipated part of the weekend – for studios...

The Apes Have Taken Over The World (And This Weekend's Box Office)

Beyonce's Instagram Gets Even Sexier With "Fifty Shades Of Grey" Teaser

Um... Beyonce’s music in Fifty Shades of Grey? This will be a source of internal conflict...

Beyonce's Instagram Gets Even Sexier With

Blur Stage Mini Reunion at Latitude, Delight Audiences

The weather over the weekend may have been unpredictable, but...

Blur Stage Mini Reunion at Latitude, Delight Audiences


More recommendations

Advertisement

Comments

Chad Everett Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Chad Everett

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All