Philadelphia (CW Philly) — Richard Anderson, best known for his role as Oscar Goldman on the 1970s shows “The Six Million Dollar Man” and “The Bionic Woman,” passed away Thursday at the age of 91, according to his family. He was 91.
Spokesman of the family, Jonathan Taylor, told The Associated Press that Anderson died of natural causes.
Anderson’s acting career, which spanned nearly seven decades. His most famous was as a government agent who assigned dangerous missions on “The Six Million Dollar Man,” and “The Bionic Woman,” popular sci fi series that aired on ABC in the 1970s.
Lee Majors, who starred as Steve Austin on “The Six Million Dollar Man,” said this about Anderson:
“Richard became a dear and loyal friend, and I have never met a man like him. I called him ‘Old Money.’ His always stylish attire, his class, calmness and knowledge never faltered in his 91 years. He loved his daughters, tennis and his work as an actor. He was still the sweet, charming man when I spoke to him a few weeks ago. I will miss you, my friend.” (via Deadline)