Famous Actor from Iconic TV Show Passes Away in California

September 18, 2018Sep 18, 2018

An actor from an iconic television show has just passed away. Peter Donat, best known for playing Agent Fox Mulder's dad on "The X-Files" as well as in numerous Coppola films, has died.

Donat died at his home in Point Reyes, California on Monday. He was 90 years old. His wife has reached out and made a statement regarding his cause of death. She says the veteran actor passed away due to complications from diabetes.

"Donat, perhaps most recognizable for his recurring 'X-Files' role, was also a frequent stage actor, playing Cyrano de Bergerac, Prospero, Shylock, King Lear and Hadrian VII over the years. He also guest starred on TV series like 'The F.B.I.,' 'Hawaii Five-O,' 'Mannix,' 'McMillan & Wife,' 'Hill Street Blues' and 'Murder, She Wrote,'" reported Variety.

Peter was originally from Canada. He made his debut in theater in 1957 and his career went on to span numerous decades. He was married and also a father, as well as a grandfather to 11 grandchildren.

Please join us in praying for Peter's family as they mourn his loss. We hope they find comfort in the many years of joy they had together as a family. May God surround them during this sad time and bring them all peace.

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