The star, who was the brother of late actor Rhodes Reason, passed away at his home in Walnut, California on Thursday (19Nov15).

Reason was best known for his role as Dr. Cal Meacham in 1955's This Island Earth, but he also starred in several other films and TV shows including Band of Angels, Storm Over Tibet, Man Without a Gun, The Roaring 20's and The Creature Walks Among Us.

He quit Hollywood in 1963 to become a real estate broker.