Ken Kercheval, known for his role as Cliff Barnes in the hit series "Dallas", has died. He was 83.
A spokesman for the funeral home Frist in Kerchevals' hometown of Clinton, Indiana, confirmed Wednesday's Fox News the death of the actor.
Kercheval died Sunday, Deadline said. Depending on the paragraph, a cause of death was unknown.
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Born on 15 July 1935 in Wolcottville, Indiana, and raised near Clinton, Kercheval attended the University of Indiana, where he studied music and drama. He then studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City.
In 1962, the veteran actor made his Broadway debut with "Something About a Soldier." He also appeared in "The Apple Tree," "Cabaret," "Here's Where I Belong" and "Fiddler on the Roof."
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Throughout his career, Kercheval had frequent guest appearances on television series, including "The Defenders" in the 1960s to " ER "and" Diagnosis Murder "in the 1990s and 2000s, but it was his starring role as Texan businessman Cliff Barnes in CBS's" Dallas "from 1978 to 1991 that he catapulted him into fame.
From 2012 to 2014, Kercheval was part of a revival series "Dallas". Per IMDb his last project was a comedy romance from 2019 entitled "Surviving in LA".
He is survived by his three children.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.