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“FBI” star William Reynolds has died at age 90, Fox News Digital can confirm.
His son, Eric Regnolds, confirmed his father died of non-COVID pneumonia on August 24. “He was in fairly good health for a 90-year-old man, prior to illness,” his statement to Fox News Digital began.
“He walked almost every day and his illness only lasted two weeks. I was lucky to have him at home for the last 10 days before he passed away. He had a great life and was a good man. marvellous.”
Reynolds, born Regnolds, began his career in Hollywood in the 1950s. Some of his early roles include “The Battle at Apache Pass” and “Carrie and Francis Goes to West Point.”
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Reynolds served in the Korean War. After returning to the United States, he had a television role in “The Islanders” and made a guest appearance on “The Twilight Zone.”
His film career continued and he was seen in films such as ‘The Mississippi Gambler’, ‘Away All Boats’, ‘Gunsmoke’, ‘There’s Always Tomorrow’ and ‘The Land Unknown’.
In 1966, Reynolds got his big career break as Agent Colby on “The FBI.” He was a guest for two seasons until he became a regular on the show in 1967.
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The show portrays real FBI cases in the area and features members of the government agency to tell their stories. Reynolds portrayed Agent Colby for six seasons.
According to Deadline, the actor left Hollywood shortly after his stint on “The FBI” to pursue a career in business.
Reynolds married actress Molly Sinclair in 1950 and had two children: daughter Carrie Regnolds Jones and son Eric. The couple were married until Sinclair’s death in 1992.
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A public memorial service helps Reynolds at the Miller Jones Menifee Memorial Park in Menifee, Calif., on September 10.