- Died: Sunday, May 3, 2020 (Who else died on May 3?)
- Details of Death: Died at the age of 93 from pneumonia in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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Hollywood leading man
Ericson starred opposite Elizabeth Taylor in the 1954 movie “Rhapsody” and with Spencer Tracy in 1958’s “Bad Day at Black Rock.” He was best known for starring as Sam Bolt, the handsome sidekick to pioneering TV private eye Honey West played by Anne Francis in the 1965 TV series “Honey West.” They teamed up to solve crimes on the series which lasted for one season but has found a cult following in reruns and on DVD.
John Ericson, one of the last of the studio contract players in the waning days of the golden era of Hollywood, died Sunday in Santa Fe. He was 93.— Santa Fe New Mexican (@thenewmexican) May 4, 2020
Ericson appeared in the 1955 classic Bad Day at Black Rock and the 1957 cult Western Forty Guns. https://t.co/9pbOAay6om