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James Olsson, The Andromeda Strain and Battlestar Galactica actor, dead at 91

James Olsson, The Andromeda Strain and Battlestar Galactica actor, dead at 91

James Olson, an actor of stage and screen, best known for his work andromeda strain And Rachel, Rachel Has died at the age of 91. news of olson’s death was first confirmed by Malibu Times, the outlet confirmed that he passed away peacefully at his home in Malibu, California on Sunday, April 17. Born on October 8, 1930, in Evanston, Illinois, Olson became a stage actor in the Chicago area while studying at Northwestern University, before serving as a military policeman in the United States Army from 1952 to 1954. Then he moved to New York to study. under Lee Strasberg’s Actors Studio, and made his debut in the 1956 film The Sharkfighters.

That same year, Olsson played the title role in “The Life of Mickey Mantle”, an episode of Craft Theater compilation. He became a staple of the stage and screen in the 1960s with an onscreen appearance Playhouse 90, Route 66, The Defenders, And three sisters, His biggest role came in 1968 Rachel, RachelWhich saw him star opposite Joan Woodward in the film, which was eventually nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.

In the decades that followed, Olson became a recurring character actor in the television world, starring in Maud, Virginian, Medical Center, Colombo, Gunsmoke, Bonanza, The Rookies, The FBI, Marcus Welby, MD, Manix, Kung Fu, Canon, The Streets of San Francisco, Wonder Woman, The Bionic Woman, Battlestar Galactica, Little House on the Prairie , And Hawaii Five-0.

One of Olsson’s most memorable roles was as Dr. Mark Hall. andromeda strain, a 1971 film adaptation of Michael Crichton’s iconic novel. He also starred in theatrical productions throughout his career, including The Young and Beautiful, JB, The Sin of Pat Muldoon, Romulus, The Chinese Prime Minister, The Three Sisters, Slapstick Tragedy, Of Love Rememberand the infamous Broadway adaptation breakfast at Tiffany’s, His last onscreen appearance, before his retirement, was as Clarence La Rue in a 1990 episode murder She Wrote.

Our thoughts are with Olsen’s family, friends and fans at this time.

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