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Michael Parks, Character Actor in ‘Kill Bill’ and ‘Tusk,’ Dies at 77

10 May 2017 9:40 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Michael Parks, a character actor with over 100 film and television credits, has died. He was 77.

Parks’ agent announced that the actor died on Tuesday.

Parks was born in Corona, Calif., where his early jobs included picking fruit, digging ditches, driving trucks, and fighting forest fires. His film career began in 1961, when he played the nephew of the character George Mac Michael on the ABC sitcom “The Real McCoys.”

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His other early roles include Adam in John Huston’s 1966 religious drama “The Bible: In the Beginning,” the NBC series “Sam Benedict,” and the medical drama “The Eleventh Hour.”

The prolific actor had a late-career surge, working with directors including Kevin Smith, Quentin Tarantino, and Robert Rodriguez. In the first and second “Kill Bill” movies he played Texas Ranger Earl McGraw and Esteban Vihaio.

While he mostly made his career in villainous turns and supporting roles, »

- Seth Kelley

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Days of Our Lives: Alison Sweeney's Sami Is Returning to Salem

17 April 2017 2:04 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Four years after bidding Days of Our Lives adieu, Alison Sweeney is booking a trip back to Salem — and she isn’t packing lightly.

RelatedDaytime Emmy Nominations: Y&R Leads Soap Opera Pack With 25 Nods

Sweeney, who played the occasionally villainous Sami Brady/Dimera from 1993 to 2014, is returning to the fold for an extended visit, Soap Opera Digest reports.

“From my end, it takes a little bit of logistics with projects I’m working on,” she tells the magazine. “And unfortunately, this year’s been hard for me because of my knee injury, so I had to push some stuff back. »

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TVLine Items: Donald Sutherland Joins FX Drama, Gh Vet's Exit Date and More

12 April 2017 12:16 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

FX is placing their Trust in Donald Sutherland.

The prolific actor will star in FX’s 10-episode limited series Trust as J. Paul Getty, patriarch of the Getty family oil dynasty. Sutherland’s character is described as a mysterious and contradictory man, but is most notably famous for negotiating the release of his ransomed grandson.

RelatedRegina King, John Ridley Team for FX Series About Atlanta Child Murders

Set in 1973, Getty’s grandson, John Paul Getty III, is kidnapped and held for ransom by the Mafia while visiting Rome. The show follows the struggle of Paul Getty at the hands of his bewildered captors. »

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General Hospital Vet Peter Hansen, Played Lee Baldwin, Dead at 95

11 April 2017 3:16 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Peter Hansen, who for decades played General Hospital legal eagle Lee Baldwin, died on Sunday at age 95.

Prior to his esteemed Gh run (where in 1965 he replaced Ross Elliott as the eventual adoptive father to Scott and husband of Gail), Hansen appeared on such series as The Lone Ranger, The Adventures of Jim Bowie, Sea Hunt and Gomer Pyle: Usmc. His TV credits also include How the West Was Won, Coach, Golden Girls and the Gh spinoff Port Charles.

For his work as Gh‘s Lee, a recovering alcoholic and onetime Port Charles mayor, Hansen earned two Daytime Emmy nominations, »

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Peter Hansen, General Hospital Actor, Dies at 95

11 April 2017 3:11 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

A version of this article originally appeared on EW.com.

Actor Peter Hansen, known for his role as lawyer and addiction counselor Lee Baldwin on General Hospital, has died at the age of 95.

Hansen died Sunday in Santa Clarita, California, the General Hospital twitter account confirmed Tuesday.

Though he made over 100 film and television appearances, Hansen was best known for his role as the stalwart Lee Baldwin on General Hospital and its spin-off Port Charles. He appeared on the weekday soap opera from 1965 through 2004, making his last appearance at Lila’s (Anna Lee) funeral in 2004 and retiring from the screen thereafter. »

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Peter Hansen Dies: ‘General Hospital’ Actor Was 95

11 April 2017 2:46 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Peter Hansen, who played Lee Baldwin on the ABC soap opera General Hospital, died on Sunday, April 9 in Santa Clarita, California, his family confirmed. He was 95. Born December 5, 1921, Hansen was raised in Detroit, Michigan. He served with the U.S. Marine Corps and flew combat in the South Pacific. After, he followed his dreams of becoming an actor and was signed by Paramount Studios, and featured in Branded (1950), with Alan Ladd, When Worlds Collide (1951) and The Sava… »

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‘General Hospital’ Alum Peter Hansen Dies at 95

11 April 2017 1:25 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Actor Peter Hansen, who played Lee Baldwin on the ABC soap opera “General Hospital,” died Sunday, his family announced. He was 95. Born in Oakland, California, in 1921, Hansen pursued acting at the Pasadena Playhouse before signing with Paramount Studios, appearing in films such as 1950’s “Branded” with Alan Ladd, “When Worlds Collide” and 1952’s “The Savage” with Charlton Heston. Hansen also appeared on numerous television shows including “Sea Hunt,” “The Lone Ranger” and “Perry Mason,” but was perhaps best known for his portrayal of Baldwin on “General Hospital,” a role he played on and off for decades. Also Read: Barbara Tarbuck, »

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‘General Hospital’ Actor Peter Hansen Dies at 95

11 April 2017 12:30 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Peter Hansen, best known for his long run as lawyer and volunteer addiction counselor Lee Baldwin on the ABC soap opera “General Hospital,” has died. He was 95.

Hansen died Sunday in Santa Clarita, Calif., according to his family.

His first run on “General Hospital” spanned 1965-1976, followed by a second between 1977 and 1986. He re-joined the show briefly in 1990, and then again from 1992-2004. His work won him a Daytime Emmy for supporting actor in 1979. In addition to the soap opera mainstay, Hansen also appeared in the spinoff “Port Charles.”

Outside television, Hansen starred in the 1951 Academy Award-winning sci-fi film “When Worlds Collide” with Barbara Rush and John Hoyt. The year before he was featured in “Branded” with Alan Ladd as the kidnapped son of a rich rancher. In 1952 he played a U.S. cavalry lieutenant in “The Savage” with Charlton Heston.

He also had guest roles in several television shows including “The Goldbergs,” “Sea Hunt »

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Peter Hansen, Longtime Actor on 'General Hospital,' Dies at 95

11 April 2017 10:35 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Peter Hansen, who appeared as the steady Lee Baldwin on the ABC soap opera General Hospital in parts of five decades, died Sunday in Santa Clarita, Calif., his family reported. He was 95.

Hansen was seen on the weekday serial from 1965 until 2004 and earned a supporting actor Daytime Emmy Award in 1979. His character started out as an addiction counselor at the hospital and went on to serve as mayor of Port Charles (he lost to Anthony Geary's Luke Spencer in one heated election but eventually took over the post). Later, Lee returned »

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Peter Hansen, Longtime Actor on 'General Hospital,' Dies at 95

11 April 2017 10:35 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Peter Hansen, who appeared as the steady Lee Baldwin on the ABC soap opera General Hospital in parts of five decades, died Sunday in Santa Clarita, Calif., his family reported. He was 95.

Hansen was seen on the weekday serial from 1965 until 2004 and earned a supporting actor Daytime Emmy Award in 1979. His character started out as an addiction counselor at the hospital and went on to serve as mayor of Port Charles (he lost to Anthony Geary's Luke Spencer in one heated election but eventually took over the post). Later, Lee returned »

- Mike Barnes

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