Actor Tim Donnelly from the NBC series Emergency! passed away on Friday.
Donnelly was 77-years-old at the time of his death.
His older brother, Dennis, told The Hollywood Reporter Donnelly died on Friday at
his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico, of complications from surgery.
Donnelly had appeared on the Jack Webb-produced shows Dragnet and Adam-12
when he was cast as Chet on the Webb-produced Emergency!, which starred
Randolph Mantooth and Kevin Tighe as firefighter/paramedics and Robert Fuller,
Julie London and Bobby Troup as doctors.
Working out of Station 51 of the Los Angeles County Fire Department, Donnelly was
on 122 episodes of the series, which ran from January 1972 until May 1977.
His character was known for pulling practical jokes at the firehouse.
Timothy David Donnelly was born in Los Angeles on Sept. 3, 1944. His father, Paul
Donnelly was a production vice president at Universal Pictures, and his mother,
Eileen was a housewife and daughter of actor Pat O’Malley.
Donnelly made his onscreen debut as a teenager in Baby Face Nelson (1957).
He also appeared in The Toolbox Murders (1978) and on episodes of Hawaii Five-0,
Project U.F.O., Vega$, and The A-Team, all directed by his brother.
Survivors also include his daughter, Ashley, sister Kathleen and two grandsons.