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Fudge in 1977.
February 27, 1944|
Wichita, Kansas, U.S.
|Died||October 10, 2011
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Cause of death||cancer|
|Spouse(s)||Kathryn (Kathy) Jean Brown (1980–2011; his death); 2 children|
Alan Fudge (February 27, 1944 – October 10, 2011) was an American actor known for being part of the cast of four television programs: Man from Atlantis, Eischied, Paper Dolls and Bodies of Evidence, along with a recurring role (eighteen appearances over eight years, as of 2005) on 7th Heaven.
Fudge was born in Wichita, Kansas. He moved to Tucson, Arizona at the age of five.
Fudge had scores of credits, including appearances on many of the top-rated television shows in the United States, such as Man from Atlantis, Banacek, Kojak, Marcus Welby, M.D., Little House on the Prairie, The Streets of San Francisco, Hawaii Five-O, M*A*S*H, Starsky and Hutch, Charlie's Angels, Wonder Woman, Lou Grant, Knots Landing, Magnum, P.I., Cagney & Lacey, The A-Team, St. Elsewhere, Highway to Heaven, Dallas, MacGyver, Dynasty, Matlock, Falcon Crest, L.A. Law, The Wonder Years, Northern Exposure, Home Improvement, Beverly Hills, 90210, Baywatch and Dawson's Creek, 7th heaven, as well as made-for-TV movies such as Queen of the Stardust Ballroom (1975), Are You in the House Alone? (1978), Crisis in Mid-Air (1979), Goliath Awaits (1981), Chiller (1985) and Billionaire Boys Club (1987).
Fudge also appeared in many television movies which were based on popular series, such as Columbo: Columbo Goes to the Guillotine, Columbo: Columbo Goes to College, Matlock: The Witness Killings, and Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For.
Films in which he appeared include Airport 1975 (1974), Bug (1975), Capricorn One (1978), Chapter Two (1979), The Border (1982), Brainstorm (1983), The Natural (1984), My Demon Lover (1987) and Edward Scissorhands (1990).
Fudge died at age 67, as a result of lung and liver cancer, on October 10, 2011.
- Dagan, Carmel (November 7, 2011). "Actor Alan Fudge dies at 67". Variety. Retrieved May 11, 2014.