Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In director Gordon Wiles has died at the age of 84.

Wiles passed away on 27 April (14) in Irvine, California. The cause of death has not been revealed.

With a career spanning more than 20 years, he helmed 40 episodes of the classic U.S. sketch comedy series, and earned Emmy nominations in 1968 and 1969 for his work on the programme.