DEAD: ON THIS DATE
John Abbott (aged 90)
English character actor
John Albert Chamberlain Kefford (5 June 1905 –24 May 1996) was an English character actor professionally known as John Abbott. His memorable roles include the invalid Frederick Fairlie in the 1948 film The Woman in White and the pacifistAyelborne in the Star Trek episode “Errand of Mercy”. He also played Sesmar on an episode of Lost in Space, “The Dream Monster”, in 1966. Abbott was known as a Shakespearean actor.
DEATH: Abbott died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center from natural causes on 24 May 1996 at the age of 90.