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Character actor Joseph Campanella dead at 93

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Veteran character Joseph Campanella, who has appeared in more than 200 TV and film roles over his 50-year career, is dead. He was 93.

He died at his Sherman Oaks, California, home on Wednesday, his told

appeared across five seasons in late 1960s and early 1970s crime drama "Mannix" for which he earned a supporting nomination in 1968, and six seasons of 1970s sitcom "One Day at a Time".

He had a number of other co-starring roles on the small screen, including 1960s hospital drama "The Doctors and the Nurses" medical series "Marcus Welby, M.D." and "The Colbys". In more recent years, the held a recurring role on daytime soap opera "The Bold and the Beautiful" from 1996 to 2005 and worked on "The Practice" and "That's Life".

Along with his on-screen roles, also built a career as a voice actor, voicing characters in animated shows "Spider-Man" and "Road Rovers" along with narrating the "Discover" science series on

He appeared in three Broadway plays, with "The Captains and the Kings", "A Gift of Time", and "Hot Spot". He was nominated for a Tony for his performance in "A Gift of Time".

is the younger brother of Frank Campanella, who died in 2007. He is survived by Jill Campanella, his wife of 53 years, as well as his seven sons and eight grandchildren.



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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 11:58 IST