American actor Joe Maross has died after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was 86.
Maross, whose career spanned four decades, died on 7 November (09) in Glendale, California.
He served in the Marines before graduating in theater arts from prestigious Connecticut university Yale and then kicking off a television career in the 1950s.
His small screen credits include guest appearances on The Twilight Zone, Bonanza, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Outer Limits, The Fugitive, Gunsmoke, Hawaii Five O., Mission Impossible, Perry Mason, Mannix, The Rockford Files, Charlies Angels, Quincy, Dallas and Murder She Wrote.
Maross also appeared in several feature films, including: Run Silent Run Deep, Elmer Gantry, Sometimes a Great Notion and The Salzburg Connection.
Maross was a founding member of the Los Angeles-based acting, writing and directing group, Projects 58.
He is survived by a son.