Don Marshall, American actor, Died at 80

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Donald James Marshall was born on May 2, 1936, and died on October 30, 2016.

He was an American actor.

He was best known for his role as Dan Erickson in the television show Land of the Giants.

He was one of four children and was schooled at San Diego High School.

He was studying for engineering between 1956 and 1957, he was encouraged to try acting by a friend, Peter Bren.

He was still in the army at this time, but later studied acting at the Bob Gist Dramatic Workshop, while undertaking a course in Theatre Arts at Los Angeles City College.

Don Marshall provided consultation on matters connected with his work and with racial issues, and received an award for “Outstanding Achievement in his field as a Black Achiever in the United States”.

He died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Don Marshall passed away at 80 years old.

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