The 92-year-old Hollywood actor Stuart Whitman died Monday morning of cancer at his home in Montecito in the state of California. He was surrounded by his family when he died.
Stuart Whitman has starred in more than 150 films and tv series, but he was especially well known as a western hero in various cowboy films, including 'The Comancheros' from 1961, where he played opposite none other than John Wayne. Stuart Whitman has also starred in westerns as 'Captain Apache' (1970), where he starred opposite Lee Van Cleef, as well as the 'Rio the conchos' in 1964.
It writes several media outlets including TMZ and the recognised filmmagasin The Hollywood Reporter
John Wayne is seen here with Stuart Whitman in a scene from the movie 'The Comancheros' from 1961. Photo: PR Photo.
TMZ says Stuart Whitman son Justin Whitman the following:
'The old Hollywood has lost yet another of its big stars. Stuart Whitman was known for his rugged roles, and its great charm. We are proud of him for his tv and film roles and for his academy award nomination. But what we will truly remember him for, is his immense love for his family and his friends.'
The last movie Stuart Whitman starred in, was the movie 'The President's Man' from the year 2000, where he played opposite Chuck Norris.
Whitman was through his life, married three times. He has been married to his third wife since 1993. He leaves behind four children, whom he had with his first wife and a child, which he got with his first wife.
Stuart Whitman is also seen here with John Wayne in krigsfilmen 'The Longest Day' from 1992. Photo: PR Photo.