Actor Richard Coogan dies

Actor Richard Coogan has died, aged 99. The star, best known for playing the title role in sci-fi TV show Captain Video and His Video Rangers, passed away in Los Angeles on Wednesday (12Mar14).
Coogan began his career on Broadway, appearing in shows such as Diamond Lil with Hollywood icon Mae West, and moved into TV when he was cast in the lead role in groundbreaking series Captain Video and His Video Rangers which debuted in 1949.
After appearing in two series of the show, Coogan moved on to a role in soap opera Love Of Life. He later appeared in films such as Three Hours to Kill and Girl on the Run, and TV shows including Gunsmoke, Bonanza, Maverick and Perry Mason.
He retired from acting in the 1960s and went on to become a professional golfer.