Prolific film and TV star Mitchell Ryan has passed away. He died of heart failure on March 4, his family told The Hollywood Reporter. Ryan lived to be 88.

Mitchell Ryan: Film, soap opera and sitcom star has died

In a 60-year career with over 100 screen credits, Mitchell Ryan became a familiar face to TV and movie fans everywhere.

His best-known TV roles include the father "Edward Montgomery" on ABC's Dharma & Greg, "Anthony Tonnell" on Santa Barbara, and "Burke Devlin" on the '60s soap opera Dark Shadows.

Actor Mitchell Ryan has died at age 88

He also had roles in famous movies like High Plains Drifter, Lethal Weapon, Liar Liar, and the great Robert Mitchum film The Friends of Eddie Coyle.

For Ryan, other TV credits include episodes of popular series like The Golden Girls, Murder, She Wrote, NYPD Blue, L.A. Law, and The A-Team.

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Mitchell Ryan was born in Cincinnati in 1934. He was married twice and had three children. He died at his home in Los Angeles on March 4.

May he rest in peace.