Stuart Whitman Passes Away at the Age of 92

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A Sad Day for Old Hollywood

Stuart Whitman was born on Feb. 1, 1928, in San Francisco, California. The old Hollywood star died due to complications from skin cancer on March 16, 2020. “Known for his rugged roles and handsome charm,” his family said when they announced his death. He was surrounded by his family at the time of his death.

His Personal Life

From Oct. 13, 1952 to 1966, Whitman was married to Patrica Ann Lalonde. The two have four children together. From Nov. 5, 1966, to 1976 he was married to Caroline M. Boubis and they have one child together. He married his widow, Julia Vadimovna Paradiz, in 2006.

The Star’s Career

He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for his participation in “The Mark” in 1961. He had more than 180 acting credits across his decades-long career. Additionally, the actor shared the big screen with John Wayne in “The Comancheros.”

The star also did some guest appearances on TV shows, “Highway Patrol,” “Cimarron Strip,” and “Fantasy Island” are just a few. In 2014, Whitman was nominated for an Oscar for his role in “The Oklahoman.” In an interview about the nomination, Whitman said, “I heard the nomination on the radio while driving. I was shocked and almost crashed the car.”

His acting career was done out of pure love, for he really made his money via real estate. The star made a statement that he had a passion for acting and thoroughly enjoyed it.

The beloved star is survived by his wife, five children, friends, and numerous fans. Whitman was 92 at the time of his death. Many people have gone to social media to pay their respects to Whitman’s family. May he rest in peace.

By Sheena Robertson

Sources:

IMDB: Stuart Whitman
People: Stuart Whitman, Oscar Nominated Actor and Star of The Comancheros, Dies at 92
Page 6: Actor Stuart Whitman dead at 92
The Hollywood Reporter: Stuart Whitman, Star of ‘Cimarron Strip’ and ‘The Mark,’ Dies at 92

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