Stuart Margolin, Emmy Winner for ‘The Rockford documents,’
Dies at eighty two
Stuart Margolin, an A-list individual actor recognized for playing himself as
James Garner's private detective partner on the hit series
"The Rockford Papers," a role that earned Mr. Margolin Emmys time and time again
as outstanding aid actor in 1979
and 1980, died Monday in Staunton, Virginia.
He turned 82 years old.
His family said the reason was complications
from pancreatic cancer.
Mr. Margolin appeared all over television from the early 1960s
to this century
appearing in episodes of dozens of shows, as well as several
He also had a considerable career behind the scenes: he wrote numerous TV movies and
directed episodes of "The Rockford Files,"
In 1987, he and Ted Bessell shared an Emmy nomination
for directing "The Tracey Ullman display."
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