Tags: robert mandan | death | confirm

Robert Mandan's Death More Than a Month Ago Confirmed

Robert Mandan's Death More Than a Month Ago Confirmed

Robert Mandan at afterparty following the opening night of Broadway-bound show "Jay Johnson: The Two and Only!" in 2006. (David Livingston/Getty Images)

By    |   Monday, 04 June 2018 08:22 AM

Robert Mandan, a longtime television actor best known for the 1970s comedy "Soap," died in April in Los Angeles after a long illness at 86, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed on Sunday.

Gary Goldstein, Mandan's friend and screenwriter, told THR that Mandan died on April 29. The actor became a household name as cheating spouse Chester Tate on the soap opera spoof which ran on ABC from 1977 to 1981.

Goldstein shared his thoughts on Twitter.

Mandan had appeared on the soap operas "The Edge of Night," "From These Roots," and "Search for Tomorrow" before going on to star in the primetime comedy, The Hollywood Reporter stated.

He also appeared in roles in other primetime shows, including "Private Benjamin," "All in the Family," "Maude," "Sanford and Son," "Barney Miller," "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine," and "Married … With Children," per the celebrity publication.

Entertainment Weekly said Mandan also appeared in "Facts of Life," "Fantasy Island," "The Love Boat" and "Three's Company."

Mandan, who also had a stint on Broadway, appeared in the movies "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas," "MacArthur," and "Zapped," ET noted.

Many shared their condolences on social media.

© 2019 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

   
1Like our page
2Share
TheWire
Robert Mandan, a longtime television actor best known for the 1970s comedy "Soap," died in April in Los Angeles after a long illness at 86, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed on Sunday.
robert mandan, death, confirm
351
2018-22-04
Monday, 04 June 2018 08:22 AM
Newsmax Media, Inc.
 

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved