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The Wild Wild West actor Robert Conrad Passed away at 84

Published Sun Feb 09 2020 By rhyss
The Wild Wild West actor Robert Conrad Passed away at 84

American actor Robert Conrad has tragically passed away!

From being one of the best actors of his generation to becoming an inspiration for many, Robert Conrad has played out his last act.

The Wild Wild West star died at the age of 84, his family's spokesperson Jeff Ballard, announced. "He lived a wonderfully long life and while the family is saddened by his passing, he will live forever in their hearts."

He died of heart failure at his residence in Malibu, California.

Sadly, he went to the other side, a little less than 1-month before his 85th birthday.

A private service for the actor has been held on March 1st, his birthday. The actor is survived by 18 grandchildren and eight children from two wives, LaVelda Fann, and Joan Kenlay.

Robert Conrad is no more. He died at the age of 84.
Source: TMZ

Robert's journey to the best actor that ever graced the screen started out as a milkman, who had only one objective, to make it big as a singer. Initially, he started working as a nightclub singer, before hitting it off as an actor.

He moved to LA in 1958 after which the Warner Bros. Pictures signed him up. Robert went on to work in multiple TV series and movies for the company.

Prior to making it big in the series Hawaiian Eye as Tom Lopaka, he recorded several albums.

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His all time best role came in 1960s, when he was cast as the lead in the CBS's crime series, 'The Wild Wild West.' In the acclaimed TV series, he played the lead role of James T. West, a Secret Service Agent.

What's more interesting is that the action packed film has had a lot of stunts and Robert, in a 2006 interview, mentioned he did all of his own stunts.

In addition to being an exceptional actor, he never forgot to give back to his community. In his lifetime, he was involved in several organizations including Wounder Warriors Project, Paralyzed Veterans of America, to name a few.

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