Hollywood actor, John Hillerman has died at the age of 84.
His publicist, Lori De Waal confirms he died of natural causes on Thursday at his home in Houston, Texas.
Hillerman was best known for his Emmy Award-winning work in the long-running detective series “Magnum, P.I.” The stage-trained actor first made an impression as arrogant radio show detective Simon Brimmer on the NBC revival of “Ellery Queen” in 1975. Hillerman then took on notable roles as the boss of Bonnie Franklin on the long-running CBS sitcom “One Day at a Time,” and trading sarcastic quips with Betty White in the short-lived sitcom “The Betty White Show” in 1977.
He went on to make one hundred appearances on the small screen, but the actor’s final appearance was in the 1996 film “A Very Brady Sequel.”