Vale: Terry Becker

2015-01-11_1701US actor Terry Becker, best known for Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, has died, aged 93.

He died on Dec. 30 in Los Angeles, his family announced late last week.

Becker portrayed Chief Petty Officer Francis Ethelbert Sharkey on 71 episodes of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea from 1964-68.

He also appeared in Gunsmoke, Rawhide, Hawaiian Eye, Bonanza, Sea Hunt, The Untouchables, Perry Mason, Mike Hammer, The Millionaire, The Asphalt Jungle, Combat!, Code of Silence and played a condemned man in a memorable episode of The Twilight Zone.

He mainly worked behind the camera after Voyage as an associate producer on Room 222 and directing for Mod Squad, Love American Style, The Brady Bunch, Mission: Impossiblee and MASH.

Source: Hollywood Reporter

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