2020 strikes again...
Heartbreaking news has been released that Kojak and Knots Landing star Kevin Dobson has passed away age seventy-seven.
He leaves behind a legacy of iconic TV characters that still resonate with people today...
It's always heartbreaking when we lose a well-loved celebrity...Especially when we grow up with their iconic roles being important parts of our lives.
Many TV shows deal with important life events...And in turn, help us deal with our own life dramas.
There are some TV shows that become instant classics...And this is mainly down to the actors that play the roles.
Kevin Dobson was best known for his roles in TV dramas and soaps...
via: GettyHe was well-loved and a regular face on our TV screens.
Dobson was the star of Kojak. the well-known '70s detective show.
Aww... RIP Kevin Dobson, my favourite character in Kojak! CROCKER!!!! Xxx Sad as they're all gone now... Love that… https://t.co/Gn1mle5onT— Lily May Sherratt 🍸#BigFinishListens (@Lily May Sherratt 🍸#BigFinishListens)1599516128.0
He died Sunday...
via: TwitterAccording to the United Veterans Council of San Joaquin County.
A statement read...
via: Twitter"The United Veterans Council regrets to inform you that our former Chairman and Army Veteran Kevin Dobson passed away this evening Sunday, September 6th, 2020."
Adding: "Our condolences to his family and May he Rest In Peace. More information will be posted about his funeral services once available."
via: TwitterHe was born on March 18 in 1943 in Jackson Heights, New York.
Kevin didn't immediately start out in the TV industry.
RIP to Kevin Dobson aka Bobby Crocker on Kojak. I spent a lot of years yelling “Crock-ahh!” like Telly. https://t.co/Nn0aOuQzaQ— Mitch Blum (@Mitch Blum)1599521827.0
What some might not know is he was an Army veteran...
via: TwitterWho once served as Chairman of the council.
Kevin broke into acting in 1968...
I am very sad. Kevin Dobson passed away yesterday. We worked together years ago and he was an amazing man. I wish I… https://t.co/w97YKUgynD— Sharon Gless (@Sharon Gless)1599523845.0
And there was a wide variety...
Oh, no, dear, sweet Kevin Dobson! I adored him. This pic is from LOVE LETTERS (thank you, Shelley Herman), a play… https://t.co/PMpVgx40Ft— Janet Wood (@Janet Wood)1599501778.0
After his role as Det. Bobby Crocker on Kojak...
This is the conversation my mom and I had when I told her Kevin Dobson died. We hate 2020. https://t.co/qd3gp8Fgxr— Cinfully Written in The Stars (@Cinfully Written in The Stars)1599513342.0
He scored his most notable role in 1982, as Mack MacKenzie, on Knots Landing.
Come on, man. Not Mack. On Knots Landing, Michele Lee (Karen) and him had one of the best marriages on TV. Like, yo… https://t.co/9EAIolkS6j— Jermaine (@Jermaine)1599536073.0
He went on to appear on several other popular soaps...
via: FacebookLike The Bold and the Beautiful and Days of Our Lives.
Along with a handful of films.
via: FacebookDobson's most recent credits include guest spots on House of Lies and Anger Management.
Which helped him gain popularity with a younger audience.
via: FacebookLeading many to his older works.
He was also set to appear in the TV series 12 to Midnight next year.
via: TwitterKevin leaves behind his wife and their 3 children.
According to reports, Kevin died of a heart attack...
via: FacebookHe was seventy-seven years old.
This is heartbreaking news for his family and fans.
#RestInPeace Kevin Dobson #KnotsLanding #DAYS #OneLifeToLive #BoldandBeautiful https://t.co/vouU6BCsvz— The Chat (@The Chat)1599518915.0