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Gary Collins, TV Actor and Host, Dies at 74

October 13, 2012
Gary Collins, TV Actor and Host, Dies at 74
Gary Collins, TV Actor and Host, Dies at 74

Goodbye, Gary Collins.

The legendary TV host and actor -- known for his appearances on Charlie's Angels, The Love Boat and Fantasy Island -- died early Saturday in Biloxi, Miss., TMZ reports. He was 74.

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The Harrison County Deputy Coroner Brian Switzer tells TMZ Collins passed away due to natural causes around 1 a.m. at Biloxi Regional Medical Center.

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In addition to his lengthy resume of TV appearances, Collins famously hosted the talk show Hour Magazine from 1980-1988 and served as the Miss America Pageant's host from 1985-1989.

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Collins is survived by his three children -- one with his ex-wife, former Miss America Mary Ann Mobley, and two from a previous marriage.

This article originally appeared on Usmagazine.com: Gary Collins, TV Actor and Host, Dies at 74