‘Six Million Dollar Man’ actor Richard Anderson dies aged 91

The actor was renowned for his role in the 1970s sci-fi series


Veteran actor Richard Anderson, who played Oscar Goldman in The Six Million Dollar Man, has passed away at the age of 91.


His publicist has confirmed that he passed away from natural causes at his home in Beverley hills on 31st August, with his family by his side.

The actor starred as the boss of the OSI and mentor to both Steve Austin (Six Million Dollar Man) and Jaime Sommers (Bionic Woman) in virtually every episode of the show, which produced 101 episodes between 1973 and 1978. He also concurrently starred in its spin-off The Bionic Woman.

Before cultivating a long career in TV, which included roles in The A-Team, Hawaii Five-O and Murder, She Wrote, Anderson starred in Stanley Kubrick’s WW1 drama Paths of Glory in 1957 and 1956 sci-fi classic The Forbidden Planet.


Tributes for the actor have poured out online.