DEAD: Dick Sargent

DEAD: ON THIS DATE

Dick Sargent (aged 64)
American actor

Richard Stanford Cox (April 19, 1930 – July 8, 1994), known professionally as Dick Sargent, was an American actor, notable as the second actor to portray Darrin Stephens on ABC’s fantasy situation comedy Bewitched. He took the name Dick Sargent from a Saturday Evening Post illustrator/artist of the same name.

DEATH: Sargent was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1989. Doctors were initially optimistic that it could be treated. However, the disease continued to spread and, by early 1994, he had become seriously ill.Sargent died from the disease on July 8, 1994, at age 64. His body was cremated.

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