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|Arthur Malet & Robert Lee Jarvis pass away; Actors played recurring roles on "Days" in 1975 & 1990|
|Topic Started: Oct 3 2013, 01:06 AM (502 Views)|
|Jason47||Oct 3 2013, 01:06 AM Post #1|
The actor memorial list in the summer edition of the SAG-AFTRA Magazine brought to my attention two more "Days of Our Lives" passings. Arthur Malet, who appeared in six episodes as Nigel Peabody (a homeless man that Jack Deveraux met while in New York City) in 1990, passed away on May 18, 2013 at the age of 85...Robert Lee Jarvis, who played a diver searching for David Banning's body (David had driven off a bridge and was presumed dead) for seven episodes in 1975 passed away on April 24, 2013 at the age of 81.
IN LOVING MEMORY
SEPTEMBER 24, 1927-MAY 18, 2013
(Nigel Peabody, 1990)
Arthur Malet died on May 18, 2013 in Santa Monica, California, U.S.A. He was an English actor of stage, film and television. Vivian R. Malet was born in Lee-on-the-Solent, Hampshire, England on September 24, 1927. He emigrated to the United States in the 1950s, changed his forename to Arthur, began acting onstage, and won two Drama Desk Awards in 1957. Malet came to some prominence in 1960s films, often playing characters much older than his real age, such as Mr. Dawes, Jr., in Disney's “Mary Poppins”. He played undertaker Ted Ulam in Norman Jewison's 1967 film “In the Heat of the Night”, and as Joe Fenwick in a 1972 episode of Columbo, ‘Dagger of the Mind’. He went on to play a village elder in Mel Brooks' “Young Frankenstein” in 1974, the graveyard keeper in John Carpenter's “Halloween” in 1978, and Tootles in “Hook” in 1991. His appearances on television include episodes of ‘The Donna Reed Show’, ‘The Monster Squad’, ‘Adventures in Paradise’, ‘The Alfred Hitchcock Hour’ and ‘Bewitched’. He voiced the character of Mr. Ages in “The Secret of NIMH’ in 1982.
(Obituary courtesy of http://westernboothill.blogspot.com/2013/09/rip-arthur-malet.html)
ROBERT LEE JARVIS
IN LOVING MEMORY
DECEMBER 23, 1931-APRIL 24, 2013
Robert Jarvis passed away on April 24, 2013 surrounded by family & friends. Bob was born December 23, 1931 in Milwaukee, Wi. & came to California in 1959 with his wife, Marlene, son Robert, & daughter Victoria. In 1966 the family welcomed another son, James, currently a detective with the LAPD. Bob's 50 year career in law enforcement began in 1953, when he served in the Korean war as a military police officer. Upon returning home he joined the Milwaukee police department where he worked patrol for 5 years. After moving to California, he was with the LAPD for 35 years, most of which was spent as a physical training and self-defense instructor at the police academy. After retiring form LAPD, he was offered the position of coordinator and training instructor for the LA County mounted unit, where he served for 8 years. Bob was an active member of SAG for 42 years and the American Legion for 39 years. He earned a 5th degree black belt in judo and instituted & served as chief of the Marshall Canyon Mounted Assistance Unit for 20+ years. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, three children & five grandchildren. A funeral service wil be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Covina on May 1, at 10:00AM. In lieu of flowers, a donation to Covina Valley Hospice or City of Hope would be appreciated.
(Obituary courtesy San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
|LastLicks||Oct 3 2013, 06:45 PM Post #2|
RIP to both. Not sure I saw Robert Lee Jarvis' work, but Arthur Malet was terrific in such a small role. I absolutely loved Nigel!
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