Bernard Fox, Welsh-born American actor, Died at 89


Bernard Lawson was born on May 11, 1927, and died on December 14, 2016.

He was a Welsh-born American film and television actor.

He was known for his roles as Dr. Bombay in Bewitched, Archibald Gracie IV in Titanic, Captain Winston Havlock in The Mummy and as the naive, bumbling Colonel Crittendon in Hogan’s Heroes.

He was a fifth-generation performer.

He was born Bernard Lawson in Port Talbot, Glamorgan, Wales, the son of Queenie (née Barrett) and Gerald Lawson, both of whom were stage actors.

Fox had an older sister, Mavis, and his uncle was veteran film and stage actor Wilfrid Lawson.

He married his wife Jacqueline in 1961, who survived him, along with their daughter, Amanda, and two grandchildren, David-Mitchel and Samantha.

He died due to heart failure at Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys, California.

Bernard Lawson passed away at 89 years old.