Wednesday, September 2, 2009

RIP Wayne Tippit

Wayne Tippit a veteran character actor who played the role of Palmer Woodward on the hit television series Melrose Place, as well as many other stage, screen and television parts, died August 28 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after a long illness. He was 76 (DOB 12-19-1932). Tippit was a longtime resident of Ridgewood, NJ before moving to Los Angeles in 1990. He is survived by his wife, Carole Macho Tippit, daughters Sarah Tippit and Kate Tippit Avron, and four grandchildren. A memorial service is being planned for later in September at First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be sent to the Lung Transplant Program in the Womens Guild Lung Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Blvd., Suite 6732, Los Angeles, CA 90048. (Published in NJ The Record and Herald News on September 2, 2009)

Born: 12/19/1932, Lubbock, Texas, U.S.A.
Died: 8/28/2009, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

Wayne Tippit's western - actor:
Noon Wine (TV) - 1985 (Mr. Burleigh)

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