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Best known for starring in the series, The Fugitive from 1963-1967 and for title roles in Richard Diamond, Private Detective and O’Hara, U.S. Treasury.
His real name was David Harold Meyer but he adopted his stepfather’s surname when he began his acting career as a child.
He played the characters, Dr. Richard Kimble and Harry-O.
How did David Janssen die?
David Janssen's death was caused by heart attack.
Janssen was a heavy drinker who smoked up to four packs of cigarettes a day. He died from a sudden heart attack in the early morning of February 13, 1980, at his beachfront home in Malibu, California, at the age of 48.
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||48 years|
|Birthday||March 27, 1931|
|Death date||February 13, 1980|
|Place of death||Malibu, California, United States|
|Place of burial||Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery|
"TV is my sleeping pill."David Janssen
"I was always the leading man's best friend's best friend."David Janssen