DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Robert Stack (aged 84)
American film and TV actor (1919–2003)
Robert Stack (born Charles Langford Modini Stack, January 13, 1919 – May 14, 2003) was an American actor, sportsman, and television host. In addition to acting in more than 40 feature films, he starred in the landmark ABC-TV television series The Untouchables(1959–1963), for which he won the 1960 Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Dramatic Series, and later hosted/narrated true crime series Unsolved Mysteries(1987–2002). He was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film Written on the Wind (1956).
DEATH: Stack was married to actress Rosemarie Bowe from 1956 until his death. He underwent radiation therapy for prostate cancer in October 2002 and died of a myocardial infarction on May 14, 2003.
He is interred in the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Westwood, California.