Man from UNCLE actor, Robert Vaughn, dies at 83

Man from UNCLE actor, Robert Vaughn, dies at 83

It was reported that his manager also confirmed the news saying that Vaughn passed away in the hospital surrounded by his wife Linda Staab and two children, Cassidy and Caitlin.

USA actor Robert Vaughn, best known to audiences for his role in The Man From U.N.C.L.E, has died at the age of 83. "In 1960, he landed his first major film role, playing fearful veteran Lee in John Sturges" The Magnificent Seven.

Filmmaker Edgar Wright added: "RIP Napoleon Solo!". One of the classic spy-fi shows of the '60s, The Man From UNCLE followed agents of then fictional United Network Command for Law and Enforcement, an global agency devoted to fighting the evildoers from THRUSH. He was amusing and casual and still saved the world on a weekly basis.

Vaughn also appeared on Gunsmoke, Father Knows Best, Wagon Train, The Rifleman and The Dick Van Dyke Show.

He played a different role, Judge Oren Travis, on the 1998-2000 syndicated TV series The Magnificent Seven. The Man From U.N.C.L.E. debuted in 1964 and became an instant hit, running for three-and-a-half-seasons before it was canceled in 1968.

The Man from U.N.C.L.E star Robert Vaughn has died. But the actor was best known for portraying suave American agent Napoleon Solo on the TV spy show, The Man From U.N.C.L.E. The great Robert Vaughn was the coolest guy on TV when I was a kid.

Vaughn was born in New York City. Among his films: "The Venetian Affair", "The Bridge at Remagen", "Julius Caesar" (the 1970 British version starring Charlton Heston), "The Towering Inferno", "S.O.B.", "Superman III" and "Delta Force". "I cried all the time and I was always getting beat up". "He did his own slow mo stunts that day while in his late 70s", he wrote. Such an honour", and a spokesperson for Coronation Street, on which Vaughn appeared in 2012, told Digital Spy, "Everyone at Coronation Street is deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Robert Vaughn and we offer our condolences to his family.