’Dukes of Hazzard’ Star Dies at Age 79

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November 18, 2017Nov 18, 2017

Sadly, another Hollywood actor has passed away. Don Pedro Colley died last Saturday at his home in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

Colley was 79 years old at the time of his death. According to the Hollywood Reporter, he passed after a long battle with cancer. Our prayers go out to his family and friends during this tragic time.

Colley starred in numerous films over his career. He even appeared in the first film George Lucas ever directed. He was most well-known for his role as Sheriff "Big Ed" Little on the hit CBS T.V. show, "The Dukes of Hazard."

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“Colley also had roles in The World's Greatest Athlete (1973), Herbie Rides Again (1974) and Piranha (1995) and in films including Black Caesar (1973) and, playing a voodoo lord of the dead, Sugar Hill (1974). But the role Colley is best known for is playing Sheriff "Big Ed" Little in The Dukes of Hazzard, which aired on CBS. He appeared in 10 episodes of the series,” according to reports.

Colley was raised in Oregon and he attended the University of Oregon after high school. He then left college in order to pursue acting.

Were you a fan of his work? Let us know your thoughts and comments on our Facebook page. Also, join us in our prayers for his family and friends. In other recent breaking news, Tony Award-winning actress and "Three's Company" star has also tragically passed away.

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