Wednesday, December 11, 2013

RIP Don Mitchell

Don Mitchell, 70, an actor best known for his regular role on the original "Ironside" series, died in Encino on Sunday of natural causes. He played Mark Sanger, the aide and bodyguard to Raymond Burr's wheelchair-using title character, in the NBC drama that ran from 1967 to 1975. He reprised the role in the made-for-TV reunion film in 1993.
In 1972, Mitchell married actress Judy Pace. They officially divorced in 1986. He and Pace have two daughters. An actress Julia Pace Mitchell, who currently appears on the CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless, and an Attorney, Shawn Meshelle Mitchell.
From 1969 to 1970, Mitchell was married to the model Emilie Blake, with whom he had a daughter, Dawn Mitchell.
MITCHELL, Don (Donald Michael Mitchell)
Born: 3/7/1943, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.
Died: 12/6/2013, Encino, California, U.S.A.
Don Mitchell’s westerns – actor:
The Virginian (TV) – 1967 (Private Martin, Preble)

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