Marty Ingels, the character actor best known for his appearances on countless 1960s TV shows, has passed away. He was 79.

Ingels, who later became a talent agent and voiceover artist, was married to Partridge Family actress Shirley Jones for almost 40 years. He is said to have died Wednesday at Tarzana Medical Center following a massive stroke. He was 79.


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Ingels notably played Rob Petrie’s Army buddy on “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” and had appearances on “Bewitched,” “The Ann Sothern Show” and “Pete and Gladys.” He was also seen on the big screen in supporting roles in “Armoured Command” (1961), “The Horizontal Lieutenant” (1962), “Wild and Wonderful” (1964), “The Busy Body” (1967), “A Guide for the Married Man” (1967), “For Singles Only” (1968), “The Picasso Summer” (1969), and “If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium” (1969). h/t variety

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Ingels’ family and friends at this difficult time.