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'Psycho' star John Gavin dead

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John Gavin, who starred in Imitation of Life, and Thoroughly Modern Millie, has died at the age of 86.

According to TMZ, the succumbed to complications from pneumonia and had battled leukemia for a long time. The died at his home on Friday surrounded by family.

Gavin starred as Julius Caesar in "Spartacus" and "" He also won a for "A Time to Love and a Time to Die" when he played

The dark-haired Gavin starred in ABC's single-season Western "Destry" in 1964; in NBC's single-season drama "Convoy" in 1965; and guested on shows ranging from "The Doris Day Show" to ""

In addition to this, the actor was signed to a contract and almost played James Bond in the ""

The movie heartthrob, in the 1980s, had served as Ronald Reagan's to Mexico, a country he already had ties with. Gavin had often visited in his youth and was fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.

Gavin is survived by his wife, Constance Towers, 4 kids and 3 grandchildren.

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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 06:19 IST