Could 29, 2021 | 10:24pm ET
Gavin MacLeod, the veteran tv actor recognized for his roles in basic sitcoms The Love Boat and Mary Tyler Moore, has died on the age of 90.
MacLeod handed away on Saturday, Could twenty ninth. No reason for dying was given, however his well being had declined in latest months, in line with Variety.
MacLeod appeared on all 168 episodes of Mary Tyler Moore, enjoying the position of Mary’s newspaper colleague, Murray Slaughter.
Ed Asner, his castmate on Mary Tyler Moore, paid tribute to MacLeod on social media: “My coronary heart is damaged. Gavin was my brother, my accomplice in crime (and meals) and my comedian conspirator. I’ll see you in a bit Gavin.”
Following the top of Mary Tyler Moore in 1977, MacLeod shortly discovered himself part of one other long-running hit sitcom. That very same yr he was forged as Captain Merrill Stubing on The Love Boat — a task which he performed for 10 seasons and in a number of made-for-TV motion pictures.
In his later years, MacLeod turned a spokesman for Princess Cruises, and made sporadic cameos in reveals like Oz, The King of Queens, and That ’70s Present.