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'Major League' Actor James Gammon Dies at 70
His agent, Merritt Blake, said Monday that Gammon had cancer and died Friday at his daughter's home in Costa Mesa.
The craggy-faced actor also played the father on the Don Johnson TV show "Nash Bridges."
In addition to dozens of TV and movie appearances, Gammon was a noted stage actor who co-founded the MET Theatre in Los Angeles. Gammon starred in several Sam Shepherd plays, receiving a Tony nomination for his work on a 1996 Broadway production of "Buried Child."
Gammon is survived by his wife, a brother and sister, two daughters and two grandchildren.
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