“Richard Anderson, a longtime TV and film veteran whose career stretches back to the 1950s, has died.
“The New York Times reports that the actor was at his home in Beverly Hills. He was 91.
“Fans of 1970s television are likely the most familiar with Anderson, as he portrayed Oscar Goldman, the man behind The Six Million Dollar Man, the 1974-78 series in which Lee Majors portrayed astronaut Steve Austin, who becomes the world’s first cyborg after a tragic accident.
“Anderson transferred that role to the hit series’ popular spin-off, The Bionic Woman in 1976. When that show moved to NBC from ABC, Anderson became the first actor to play the same role on two shows on separate networks.”
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