FANS of Knots Landing are mourning the death of one of its stars, Kevin Dobson.
The actor has sadly died at the age of 77, leaving behind his wife Susan.
Who is Kevin Dobson’s wife Susan?
Susan is a TV producer who married Kevin in 1968.
She is known for her work on Money, Power, Murder (1989) and Tattletales (1975).
Tattletales saw her appearing with husband Kevin as the celebrity couple on the show.
The programme followed a similar format to the UK’s Mr and Mrs with the couple’s answering questions about each other.
Do Kevin and Sarah have children?
Susan and Kevin have three children – Mariah, Patrick and Sean.
They also have grandchildren Brady, Stella, Marlowe, Tiegan and Rylan.
When did Kevin Dobson die?
Kevin passed away on September 6, 2020, after “struggling with an autoimmune deficiency”.
The actor died at a hospital in Stockton, California.
His rep, Arthur Toretzk, confirmed his passing to The Hollywood Reporter.
Who was Kevin Dobson?
Kevin was best known for portraying Michele Lee’s husband, Mack Mackenzie on the CBS soap opera Knots Landing.
He was also a familiar face in CBS crime drama Kojak playing Detective Bobby Crocker.
Kevin appeared as cop characters on the short-lived CBS drama Shannon from 1981 to 1982 and on the Canadian series F/X: The Series from 1996 to 1997.
Additionally, Kevin worked on the daytime soap operas Days Of Our Lives, The Bold And The Beautiful and One Life To Live.
On the big screen, Kevin appeared opposite Henry Fonda in the 1976 war movie Midway and portrayed Barbra Streisand’s husband in the 1981 film All Night Long.
After playing Detective Crocker on Kojak for five years up until the show was cancelled, Kevin returned for the 1990 TV movie Kojak: It’s Always Something.
In the made-for-television film, Kevin’s character graduated to a position as an assistant district attorney.
Before breaking into actor, Kevin worked on the Long Island Railroad.
According to USA Today he was also a semi-professional baseball player and served in the Army as Military Police.