- ▼ 2010 (16)
Sunday, March 14, 2010
6:19 PM |
The actor famous for his TV role in "Mission: Impossible" Peter Graves was discovered dead last Sunday in his residence in Pacific Palisades in Los Angeles. The 83 year old actor also starred in "Airplane!" and Billy Wilder's "Stalag 17". Peter Graves has been reported to have died due to natural causes, the authorities stated.
The TV series "Mission: Impossible" had been airing between 1967 to 1973, where he played Jim Phelps. In the film "Airplane!", he once rejected the role to play Captain Clarence Oveur.Peter Graves viewed the script as it has "poor taste", but soon agreed when actors Robert Stack, Lloyd Bridges and Leslie Nielsen were casted in the movie. Farewell, Mr. Peter Graves and you'll sorely be missed by your loved ones.