25 Mar 2010

Actor Robert Culp dies after fall

12:23 pm on 25 March 2010

American actor Robert Culp, who paired with Bill Cosby in the groundbreaking comedy-adventure TV series I Spy, has died at the age of 79.

Police said he fell and hit his head while taking a walk outside his Hollywood home.

In I Spy, which aired from 1965 to 1968, Culp played an agent whose cover was a tennis ace, while Cosby played his trainer.

In later years, Robert Culp had a recurring role on the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond.