Hollywood remembered actor Chad Everett on Wednesday by laying flowers at his star on the
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Hollywood Walk of Fame, one day after he died at home in Los Angeles of lung cancer. He was 75.
Everett was best known for his role as dashing young surgeon Joe Gannon on hospital drama MEDICAL CENTER, which ran on U.S. television from 1969 to 1976, and earned him two Golden Globe nominations.
The actor worked in numerous roles over a career that spanned some 50 years. He was acting as recently as this year in an episode of the TV series, "Castle."
His other roles included Thomas Sterling in the original MELROSE PLACE and Dr. Joseph Vernon in PACIFIC PALISADES.
His wife, actress Shelby Grant, died in 2011. He is survivedby two daughters and six grandchildren.