The British star, David McCallum, who played a secret agent role in the spy drama 1960s, ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E.’, has passed away at 90. According to the B.B.C., Mr. McCallum died in New York City on Monday for natural reasons.
Recently, he was known for acting as a pathologist in a hit C.B.S. television program, ‘N.C.I.S.’. The sources said, ‘David was a gifted author and actor loved by several folks worldwide. He approached an exotic life, and his heritage will always live within his family, and limitless hours on the television and film will never fade away.
It added, ‘We’ll remember his warmth and charming sense of comedy that enlighten the soundstage or room he stepped into and the exceptional stories he shared from a well-lived life. Our hearts leak out to his wife, Katherine, his whole family, and those individuals who loved and knew David.
Mr. McCallum Is Popularly Known For His Role Played In ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’
According to the sources, Mr. David McCallumis popularly known for playing a dominant role in ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E.’ wherein he was seen as a Russian Agent. The series wrapped in 1968, and he gained various Emmy and Golden Globe Nominations for playing an act of ‘Illya Kuryakin’ in the show.
Mr. McCallum has starred in the movies, including ‘The Greatest Story Ever Told’, ‘The Great Escape’ and ‘A Night to Remember’. His guest appearance starred on the television series, ‘The Outer Limits’ and ‘Perry Mason’. He also appeared in over 450 episodes as ‘Ducky’ of ‘N.C.I.S.’.
Mr. McCallum Was Called A ‘True Renaissance Man’ By His Family
The sources revealed his family referred to Mr McCallum as a ‘true renaissance man’. His son, Peter McCallum, said, ‘McCallum was the coolest, most patient, loving and kindest father. He always put his family before self’.
Peter McCallum continued, ‘He was captivated through culture and science and would turn those desires into the knowledge. For instance, he was able to conduct a masterpiece orchestra and if required, actually performed an autopsy, depending on his long-decades studies for his role on the act of N.C.I.S.’.
Mr. David McCallum was born in Glasgow, and his parents were traditional musicians. The N.C.I.S. Star, McCallum first continued a career in the musical industry before discovering work as an actor.
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