Veteran Actor Orson Bean Dies After Being Struck By A Car In Venice, Los Angeles
Veteran Actor Orson Bean

Veteran actor, Orson Bean has died after being struck by a car in Venice, Los Angeles on Friday night.

The 91-year-old Being John Malkovich actor was ‘allegedly jaywalking’ in the beachside community ‘when he was clipped by one vehicle and then struck by another’ reported TMZ.

The comedian died at the scene said TMZ reported.

TMZ also reported that both vehicles remained at the scene following the accident and police are investigating to see if any charges will be laid.

Los Angeles Police Department Capt. Brian Wendling told ABC News, ‘The car coming westbound did not see him and clipped him and he went down.’

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‘A second vehicle was coming up, was distracted by people trying to slow him down and then looked up and then a second traffic collision occurred and that one was fatal.’

According to Daily Mail, Bean began his career in TV in the 1950s, acting in shows like Goodyear Playhouse and Broadway Television Theater.

He made many appearances as himself on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, The Ed Sullivan Show and was a frequent contestant on To Tell The Truth and Match Game.

In recent years he appeared in the Netflix series Grace and Frankie and the Denzel Washington film The Equalizer 2.

The veteran actor is survived by his wife of 27 years Alley Mills and four children.


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