Best known for starring as 'Paul Regret' alongside John Wayne in the Western Deluxe CinemaScope color film 'The Comancheros' (1961), the actor was nominated for Oscars in the category for Best Actor in the same year for the breathtaking performance on 'The Mark.'
The veteran star was reportedly a frequent visitor in the hospital because of skin cancer that flowed into his bloodstream. After a long battle with the fatal disease, he peacefully passed away at the age of 90 at his home in Montecito, California, surrounded by loved ones.
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Born to a Jewish family in San Francisco, California, on 1st February 1928, Whitman was a well renowned American film and television actor. With 150 credits to his name, the 'Johnny Trouble' star dazzled the silver screen for three decades.
Besides 'The Mark' (1961) and 'The Comancheros' (1961), the actor is famous for the aviation comedy 'Those Magnificient Men in their Flying Machines' (1965) and the science fiction horror thriller 'Night of the Lepus' (1972).
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When it comes to the small screens, Stuart’s most notable credits include the action crime drama 'Highway Patrol' (1955-57), Western television series 'Cimarron Stri'p (1967), and the DC series 'Superboy' (1988-1992).
Whitman’s final acting credit was the role of 'George Williams' on 'The President’s Man' (2000), starring Chuck Norris.