Chad Everett, Veteran TV Star, Dead at 75

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Chad Everett, a television actor best known for his work on Medical Center from 1969-1976, has passed away. He was 75.

The star lost a battle with lung cancer at his home in Los Angeles yesterday, according to The Associated Press. Everett's daughter confirmed the news.

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A Golden Globe-nominated actor, Everett also appeared on The Love Boat, Melrose Place and more recently on episodes of Supernatural and Castle.

He also took on big screen roles that includes The Firechasers and Gus Van Sant's Psycho.

Everett is survived by two daughters and six grandchildren. His wife of 45 years, and fellow Medical Center co-star, Shelby Grant, passed away last year.

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I am so sad to hear the death of my favorite Dr Joe Gannon. I grew up watching him in the 70s and always wanted to go to a Dr. like him . He was a great actor and will be missed by so many .My thoughts and prayers are with his family.You will be missed Dr. Joe Gannon


I was OBSESSED with him from age 11. He was one of the most handsome men G-d ever created, probably the best-looking 75-yr.-old ever. And seemed like a nice guy, too.


No mention of his son?!


A very good actor and nice man, how many more are we going to lose this year?


wow..sad to hear..they are droppin like flies this year, aren't they ??..he was a very good looking good actor... RIP...


My mom named me after Chad. Chad Everett Roberts. Thanks for being so cool. Wish I could have met you.


RIP Dr. Joe Gannon. He was my very first TV actor crush at the young age of 7. I'm SO very very saddened by this news.


Poor Lena. Don't know what you've missed. A man's man. He was a heart throb. RIP


He was a great actor!! He will for sure be missed. I grew up watching him on Medical Center, he was even on the Movie Airplane!!


HE WAS MY FAV TV DR--------------------- DR GANNON------------------------