Melrose Place Dad Tippit Dead At 76

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Melrose Place Dad Tippit Dead At 76
Melrose Place star Wayne Tippit has died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, aged 76.

The veteran character actor played Palmer Woodward, the father of Heather Locklear's character on the hit show, and was beloved as Ted Adamson in soap opera Search for Tomorrow.

He also played Agent Dan Shore in The Rockford Files and Leo Hackett in L.A. Law and portrayed Jerry Ames in U.S. soap opera The Secret Storm for six years.

Tippit, who received a lung transplant in 2000, died on 28 August of complications from emphysema.

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