1960’s Actor And Comedian, Marty Ingels Passes Away At 79
Marty Ingels, the 1960s actor and comedian who has acted in famous television series, “I’m Dickens, He’s Fenster” has passed away. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Jones who communicated about his demise on Wednesday. The actor was 79-year-old.
Ingels took his last breath in Tarzana, Calif. The actor had suffered some complications from a stroke, which lead to his death. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ingels’ wife is in a doleful state and said, “He often drove me crazy, but there’s not a day I won’t miss him and love him to my core.”
Ingels gave a start to his cherished career of an actor by taking up roles in bevy of TV productions in the 1960s. He was also seen in ABC’s “I’m Dickens, He’s Fenster” in which his role was opposite actor, Astin. Apart from acting, Ingels had also provided his voice to various cartoon characters and commercials.
His acting in CBS’ “The Dick Van Dyke Show” episode was highly appreciated by the audience. He also acted in one of the episodes of ABC’s “Bewitched.”
Ingels would also be remembered for his roles in movies like “The Busy Body” (1967), “The Picasso Summer” (1969), and “A Guide for the Married Man” (1967).
Ingels was also a sheer businessman and pioneered Ingels, Inc. The agency was operated by him to book movie actors and played a key role in booking Cary Grant and John Wayne for television ad campaigns.
Ingels married Shirley Jones in 1977 and published his autobiography, “Shirley & Marty: An Unlikely Love Story” in 1990. His wife has worked in films like “Carousel” and “Oklahoma!”. She was highly appreciated for her role in “Elmer Gantry (1960)” and also got an Oscar for it. She has also acted in “The Partridge Family”, which was a famous sitcom of the 1970s.
Apart from his wife, Ingels is also survived by his three stepsons Ryan Cassidy, Shaun and Patrick. His niece and twelve grandchildren are also mourning his death.
Photo Source: Marty Ingels/Wikipedia