Wednesday, February 05, 2014

'Little House on the Prairie' star Richard Bull dies at age 89


From ew, A Motion Picture & Television Fund spokeswoman says actor Richard Bull of TV’s Little House on the Prairie has died.
Spokeswoman Jaime Larkin says the 89-year-old died Monday at the fund’s hospital in Los Angeles. Larkin says the actor died of natural causes after being hospitalized with pneumonia.
The character actor appeared in a wide range of TV shows, from Perry Mason in the 1950s to Kelsey Grammer’sBoss in 2011.
The Illinois native is survived by his wife of 65 years, actress Barbara Collentine.

3 comments:

Octopunk said...

This was Nellie Olson's dad, right? The occasional voice of reason during attacks by the tornado of wrath that he raised?

DCD said...

Ha - yes Octo, he was Nellie's Dad. I seem to remember her taking after her shrew of a mother.

Catfreeek said...

I always felt bad that such a nice man was stuck with such an awful wife. Nelly sucked but Willie was okay most of the time.