Don Grady Dies At 68

Don Grady Dies At 68
Entertainment

One of television’s most beloved actors died on Wednesday. Don Grady, known as the big brother Robbie Doulgas on the 1960 hit My Three Sons, was 68 years old.

His My Three Sons co-star Barry Livingston confirmed Grady’s death late Wednesday to The Associated Press.

Grady reportedly suffered from cancer and received hospice care at his home in Thousand Oaks, California. The exact cause of death is unknown.

“It’s the oldest cliche in the world when TV brothers refer to each other like biological brothers, but he was the oldest, and somebody I looked up to and learned from a great deal about life,” Livingston said of his late co-star.

Grady was born in San Diego as Don Louis Agrati. He kicked off his career singing and dancing on The Mickey Mouse Club, but became popular when he played one of Fred MacMurray’s three sons on the ABC series.

The popular show was among the longest running sitcoms of all time with 380 episodes.

Elite.

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Aidan Sakiri

Elite Daily is a medium for people tired of disingenuous content; we have sought to create a space where stimulating, applicable content can reach a like-minded audience.

More In Entertainment

Film Veronica Grossman

Forrest Gump’ As Directed By Wes Anderson Is Perfect (Video)

Wes Anderson, he’s so hot right now. It seems the new wave of parodies for the time being is everything Wes Anderson (don’t worry, “Frozen” parodies aren’t going anywhere). We saw the “Zoolander” scene a few days ago inspired by Anderson, and a few weeks before that we saw a beautiful compilation of his symmetry. Now, […]

Film Adam Pliskin

Singularity At The Cinema: ‘Transcendence,’ ‘Her’ And Fighting Against The Future

“Transcendence” isn’t a very good movie. It has the setup to be a thought-provoking, sci-fi, action flick, without any real action or thought of which to speak. It’s essentially the last 20 minutes of “Her,” spread glacially over a two-hour-and-twenty-minute run time. The biggest problem with “Transcendence,” however, is that it foregrounds and obsesses over its technology at the […]

Also On Elite

Strategy

A 20-Something’s Guide To Understanding The 401(k)

In 1980, Ted Benna, a benefits consultant, interpreted Section 401(k) of the Internal Revenue Code as a provision for highly compensated employees — read: executives and upper management — to electively defer their compensation to a later time to presumably be in a lower tax bracket. Ever since then, employers have pounced on the opportunity […]

Life

The Sane Life Lessons We Can Learn From The Insanity Of Miley Cyrus

Whether you’re a fan of the twerking queen or love the idea of shipping her to a remote island for the remainder of 2014, there is no denying that Miley Cyrus has gotten everyone talking. From her barely-there outfits to her confusing on stage performances, Cyrus has epitomized the idea of pushing boundaries. Truth be […]

Women

President Obama Will Sign Two Executive Orders To Help Ensure Equal Pay For Women

Tomorrow, President Barack Obama will sign two executive orders relating to wage transparency. The first will stop contractors from taking legal action against workers who publicly discuss their wages. The second executive order, which will require employers to provide worker compensation data organized by gender and race, will have important implications for helping women prove […]