'Mad Men' star and Tony Award-winner Robert Morse dead at 90

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  • "Mad Men" star Robert Morse has died at the age of 90.

  • One of Morse's representatives told Insider that he died peacefully in his LA home on Wednesday after a short illness.

  • Morse is well known for his role as Bertram Cooper in "Mad Men" and for his starring role in Broadway's "How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying."

"Mad Men" star Robert Morse has died, aged 90, a representative for the Tony Award-winning actor told Insider.

The representative said that Morse died peacefully in his home in Los Angeles on Wednesday after a short illness.

His death was also announced on Twitter by writer and producer Larry Karaszewski, who worked with Morse on "The People vs. OJ Simpson."

"My good pal Bobby Morse has passed away at age 90," the tweet said. "A huge talent and a beautiful spirit. Sending love to his son Charlie & daughter Allyn. Had so much fun hanging with Bobby over the years - filming People v OJ & hosting so many screenings."

Morse is most well known for playing Bertram Cooper on the hit series "Mad Men," for which he earned five Emmy award nominations.

He also earned a Tony Award for starring in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" in the original Broadway version of the show in 1961. He reprised his role for the 1967 film adaptation.

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