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Actor David Hedison dead at 92

Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea star David Hedison has died, aged 92.
The actor, who also featured in the original The Fly and two James Bond movies, passed away on 18 July (19) in Los Angeles. He was 92.
Hedison studied under acting greats Sanford Meisner at The Neighborhood Playhouse and Lee Strasberg at The Actors Studio, and made his debut Off Broadway in 1956’s A Month in the Country.
In 1958, he starred alongside Vincent Price in The Fly and in Son of Robin Hood, after which he changed his name from Al to David Hedison and landed a contract at Twentieth Century Fox, where his credits included TV series Five Fingers, Perry Mason, and The Saint and the movies The Greatest Story Ever Told.
Hedison also appeared in TV hits like Dynasty, The Colbys, Fantasy Island, and The Fall Guy, but he is best known for his role as Capt. Lee B. Crane in 1960s hit Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea.
He also portrayed 007’s CIA ally Felix Leiter in 1973’s Live and Let Die and in 1989’s Licence to Kill.

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