• Ken Berry, Star of ‘Mayberry, RFD' and ‘Mama's Family,' Dies at 85

    14 days ago - By The Wrap

    Ken Berry, the veteran comic actor who starred in such 1960s, '70s and '80s sitcoms as “F-Troop,” “Mayberry, RFD” and the “Carol Burnett Show” spinoff “Mama's Family,” died Saturday at the age of 85.
    His ex-wife Jackie Joseph-Lawrence reported the news, “with very deep sorrow,” on her Facebook page. “F-Troop” co-star Larry Storch also shared the news on his own Facebook page, adding, “Goodnight Captain. We miss you already.”
    The Illinois native known for his aw-shucks charm also made memorable appearances in Disney films such as “Herbie Rides Again” and “The Cat From Outer Space.”
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  • Ken Berry Dies: The ‘Mama's Family', ‘F-Troop' Actor Was 85

    14 days ago - By Deadline

    Ken Berry , who is best known for his roles in the classic TV shows Mama's Family and F-Troop , died Saturday. He was 85.
    Berry's ex-wife Jackie Joseph-Lawrence announced the news of his death on Facebook saying, “With very deep sorrow, I must inform friends of Ken Berry that he died a short time ago.” No further details about his death were given.
    Born in Illinois November 3, 1933, Berry showed an interest in singing and dancing at a young age. When he was 15 years old, he...
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