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John Karlen


Born - 28 May 1933, New York City, USA
Died - 22 January 2020

Chubby, dark-haired, moustachioed, scrunch-faced American character player, best recalled by TV viewers as Tyne Daly's long-suffering husband in the long-running TV cop series Cagney & Lacey in the 1980s. But the Brooklyn-born actor had been around long before that, making his TV debut in 1957. Film appearances, initially in chillers, included those in House of Dark Shadows (1970), Daughters of Darkness (1971), Night of Dark Shadows (1971), Night of Terror (1972), The Picture of Dorian Gray (1973), The Legend of Machine Gun Kelly (1974), A Small Town in Texas (1976), Killer's Delight (1978), Pennies from Heaven (1981), Impulse (1984), Racing with the Moon (1984), Native Son (1986), Daddy (1987), Dark Wind (1991), Surf Ninjas (1993), followed by four Cagney & Lacey TV movies and a short, The Job Interview (2016), his last. He died from congestive heart failure.