TV game show actor fatally struck by car in Los Angeles
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Authorities confirmed that actor and game show regular Orson Bean died after being struck by a car Friday in Los Angeles. 

Bean, 91, was walking off of a crosswalk in a busy boulevard in Los Angeles Friday, CNN reported. He was struck by a vehicle and fell into the street, then struck by a second vehicle.

He was pronounced dead by authorities at the scene in front of the Pacific Resident Theatre, CNN reported. He and his wife, actress Allison “Alley” Mills were company members at the theatre.


Bean regularly participated on quiz shows like “Match Game,” “To Tell the Truth” and “Super Password.” He had regular roles on television shows like “Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman” and “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.”

The actor also made beloved guest appearances on shows ranging from “The Twilight Zone” to “Murder, She Wrote” and “Grace and Frankie.” 

Bean was in the original Broadway cast of “Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?” and he received a Tony Award nomination in 1961 for his role in “Subways are for Sleeping.”