In a story from The Hollywood Reporter, Robert Culp, who gained stardom acting opposite Bill Cosby in the 1960s NBC series I Spy, died Wednesday. He collapsed outside his Hollywood home. The actor was 79.
According to his manager, Hillard Elkins, the actor was on a walk when he fell. He was immediately taken to a hospital and pronounced dead just before noon.
He was also known for playing the role of Bob in Paul Mazursky's Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice.
His biggest TV success after I Spy was in the 1981-83 ABC series The Greatest American Hero. He played an FBI agent and also wrote for the program.
Robert Martin Culp was born Aug. 16, 1930, in Oakland, Calif.