Actor Robert Conrad, who starred in several hit television series from the 1950s through the 1970s, has died just a month short of his 85th birthday.
The Chicago-born Conrad came to Hollywood in the late 1950s to work as a stuntman, but soon became the star of 1959’s Hawaiian Eye, a police detective series whose setting was the newest American state.
The show with its exotic backgrounds and simple plots became a huge success and ran for five years.
Conrad was back the following season with his best-remembered role — James T. West in The Wild Wild West. Conrad’s West was teamed with read more >>>