Actor Paul Mantee has died at the age of 82.

The Robinson Crusoe on Mars star passed away on 7 November (13).

Mantee was known for his Tv roles in Cagney & Lacey, The Untouchables and Mission: Impossible.

He also authored two novels, Pasta Master: In Search of the Perfect Ravioli and Bruno of Hollywood, and contributed to several publications.

The actor was formerly married to actress Ann Newman and is survived by his current wife, Suzy Davis Mantee.