LOS ANGELES - Chad Everett, 75, the blue-eyed star of the 1970s TV series Medical Center who went on to appear in such films and TV shows as Mulholland Drive and Melrose Place, died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles after an 18-month-long battle with lung cancer.
Mr. Everett played sensitive doctor Joe Gannon for seven years on Medical Center. The role earned him two Golden Globes and an Emmy nomination.
With a career spanning more than 40 years, Mr. Everett guest starred on such TV series as The Love Boat, Murder, She Wrote, and Without a Trace.
Mr. Everett most recently appeared in the TV series Castle. His films credits included The Jigsaw Murders, The Firechasers, and director Gus Van Sant's Psycho.