The Welsh-born actor, best known for playing Dr. Bombay in TV series Bewitched and its spin-off Tabitha, passed away due to heart failure at Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys, California on Wednesday (14Dec16), his publicist Harlan Boll confirmed to EW.com.

Fox is also famous for portraying the bumbling Colonel Crittendon in TV show Hogan's Heroes, Col. Archibald Gracie in James Cameron's Titanic, a lookout in 1958 Titanic movie A Night to Remember, and Captain Winston Havlock in 1999 action adventure The Mummy.

After serving in the Royal Navy during World War II, Fox began his acting career in earnest with a role in British series Sixpenny Corner in 1955.

Throughout his career he also made guest appearances in many TV shows including The DICk Van Dyke Show, Columbo, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., The Hound of the Baskervilles, M*A*S*H and Knight Rider.

His most recent credits occurred in 1999 to 2001, when he reprised his witch doctor character from Bewitched for two episodes of Passions and guest starred in TV comedy Dharma & Greg.

He is survived by his wife of more than 50 years, Jacqueline and their daughter Amanda. Their other daughter Valerie passed away in 2006.