DEAD: ON THIS DATE
William Boyd (aged 77)
Actor (Hopalong Cassidy)
William Lawrence Boyd (June 5, 1895 – September 12, 1972) was an American film actor who is best known for portraying the cowboy hero Hopalong Cassidy.
DEATH: In 1972, Boyd died from complications related to Parkinson’s disease and congestive heart failure. He was graced by his fifth wife, the actress Grace Bradley Boyd, who died on September 21, 2010 on her 97th birthday. He is buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale).