RIP Mike “Touch” Connors
Tarzana, Calif.–Mike Connors, best known for playing detective Joe Mannix on 1960s and ’70s show “Mannix,” died here Jan. 26. He was 91. He had been diagnosed a week ago with leukemia, according to his son-in-law Mike Condon.
MSTies will recall that, as “Touch” Connors, he played Bob in the movie in episode 503- SWAMP DIAMONDS. He also played Tony Lamont in THE DAY THE WORLD ENDED (riffed by fans in Sci-fi Channel’s “MST3K: The Home Game”).
Variety has the story.
Thanks to Paul for the heads up.