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Actor Pat Renella has died, The Hollywood Reporter confirms.

Renella, who starred in the 1970s TV series "Mannix," as well as gangster Johnny Ross who's killed by Steve McQueen in the 1968 crime thriller "Bullitt," was 83.

The legendary character actor, who worked in Hollywood for more than five decades, died on Nov. 9 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif., after a lengthy illness, his niece Judy Portone told THR.

Renella's film resume also includes "Riot on Sunset Strip" (1967), "Run for the Roses" (1977), "General Hospital" (1980) and "Beverly Hills Brats" (1989). He was a member of SAG for more than 50 years.

Renella is survived by his sister Florence, nephew Steven and Portone. »

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