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R.I.P. Gary Collins

15 October 2012 9:33 AM, PDT | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

Actor and talk show host Gary Collins died over the weekend at the age of 74. Collins made his movie debut in The Pigeon That Took Rome (1962) and co-starred in the TV Western Iron Horse from 1966 to 1968. He also starred in a number of shorter-lived TV series in the 1960s and '70s, including The Wackiest Ship In The Army (1966-67), The Sixth Sense (1972), and Born Free (1974). He was also in the 1970 movie Airport and made guest appearances on several shows, the most recent being Dirty Sexy Money in 2009. Collins truly found his niche »

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R.I.P. Gary Collins

13 October 2012 12:22 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Actor and former daytime talk show host Gary Collins died early today at a hospital in Biloxi, Miss. Collins, 74, died of natural causes according to the county coroner. Collins hosted the syndicated Hour Magazine talk show in the 1980s and starred in the TV series The Sixth Sense, The Wackiest Ship In The Army and Born Free. He also guest-starred in TV series such as The Love Boat, Charlie’s Angels, Fantasy Island and numerous others from the 1960s through the 1990s. Movie work included roles in Airport and Angel in My Pocket. Collins also served as host of the Miss America Pageant in the mid-to-late 1980s. He was married to actress Mary Ann Mobley, a former Miss America. »

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