ACTOR RICHARD DYSART IS DEAD AT 86

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Richard A. Dysart (March 30, 1929 – April 5, 2015)

(AP) – Richard Dysart, a veteran stage and screen actor who played senior
partner Leland McKenzie in the long-running TV courtroom drama "L.A. Law,"
(1986-1994), has died after a long illness. He earned one Emmy Award, and
three more nominations, for his role on “L.A. Law”.

Dysart died Sunday at his home in Santa Monica, California, according to his
daughter-in-law Jeannine Jacobi.

He created the Broadway role of the Coach in "That Championship Season,"
for which he won a Drama Desk Award in 1972, and his many film appearances
included Clint Eastwood’s "Pale Rider" (1985) and John Carpenter’s "The Thing”
(1982).

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