Famous TV and Movie Star Dies After a 6-Decade Career; Requesting Prayers

May 17, 2018

It's a sad morning today after news released about a famous movie star passing away.


After six decades in the entertainment industry, the prolific actor Joseph Campanella has died this week. He was 93 years old.

Campanella, the handsome, ever-present actor has been seen on both big and small screens alike and has more than 200 credits to his name, according to reports.


His popular CBS drama show, "Mannix," aired between 1967 and 1975 which landed him an Emmy nominee. For his role in the late 1980s and 1990s soap opera "Days of Our Lives," he received another Emmy nomination.  

The New York native also received a Tony Award nomination for best supporting actor in "A Gift of Time," in 1962.  In "The Bold and the Beautiful," Campanella starred as Jonathan Young for nearly 100 episodes from 1996 to 2005.

Later in his career, he continued his work in TV shows such as, "Gunsmoke," "Night Gallery," Marcus Welby, M.D." He's also appeared in classic shows such as, "Murder, She Wrote," "Quincy, M.E.," "Hotel," and "Dallas."



Campanella was survived by his wife, Jill, of 53 years, and their eight children and seven grandchildren.


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