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Actor/director Haskell dies

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Apr 21, 2010 | 9:15am EDT

Haskell, perhaps best-known for starring in U.S. TV series Bracken's World, died of natural causes at his Northridge, California home on 12 April (10).

His acting career began on stage in the 1960s and he landed his first TV role in Death Valley Days in 1964.

Haskell was also featured on 1980s U.S. soap opera Ryan's Hope, while his additional TV credits include Lassie, Barnaby Jones, Vega$, Murder, She Wrote and the 2009 series finale of ER.

Haskell only filmed two movies, appearing in the Child's Play horror movies in the 1990s.

He is survived by two children.

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