Pataki, an accomplished voiceover actor, film and television star, died on 15 April (10). The type of cancer was not specified.
His film credits include Rocky IV, the villains in Grave of the Vampire and Airport '77, The Onion Field, The Dirt Gang, The Baby and The Bat People.
Pataki also made a guest appearance on the original Star Trek TV series, and enjoyed other small screen roles on shows including The Twilight Zone, My Favorite Martian, The Flying Nun, Bonanza, The Green Hornet and The Amazing Spider-Man series.
He also provided the voice of the Sewer King in an episode of Batman: The Animated Series and cartoon character, George Liquor for the Ren and Stimpy production house.