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‘Land of the Giants’ Star Don Marshall Dies at 80

Other TV Appearances Included Guest Roles in 'Star Trek,' 'Julia' and 'Little House on the Prairie'

Actor Don Marshall, who is remembered for his co-starring role on ABC sci-fi drama “Land of the Giants,” died Sunday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 80 years old.

Born on May 2, 1936, Marshall’s first professional role was in 1961 theatrical “The Interns.” Notable early guest appearances included series like “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour,” “Ben Casey,” “Daktari,” “Mission: Impossible,” “Star Trek,” “Dragnet” and “Julia.” Following “Land of the Giants,” which aired from 1968 to 1970, Marshall appeared in shows like “Police Story,” “Good Times,” “The Incredible Hulk” and “Little House on the Prairie.” Other film roles included “The Thing with Two Heads” and “Uptown Saturday Night.”

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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