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Ron McLarty, Actor on 'Spenser for Hire,' 'Cop Rock' and 'Law & Order,' Dies at 72

Ron McLarty, Actor on 'Spenser for Hire,' 'Cop Rock' and 'Law & Order,' Dies at 72

Ron McLarty, the familiar character actor known for his turns on Spenser for Hire, Cop Rock and Law & Order who became a published author thanks to a rave from Stephen King, has died. He was 72.

McLarty suffered from dementia since 2014 and died Saturday night in New York, his wife, actress Kate Skinner, told The Hollywood Reporter. "He was the light of my life and I am bereft and heartbroken," she said.

The Rhode Island native appeared in more than a dozen features, including Sidney Lumet's Daniel (1983), Garry Marshall's The Flamingo Kid (1984), Mike ...

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