Actor Linden Chiles died on May 15, 2013, after falling from the roof of his home in Topanga, California. He was 80.
His daytime soap opera roles included Edward Nichols in SANTA BARBARA, Brian Helmsley on TEXAS, and Paul Britton in THE SECRET STORM.
In primetime he was probably best known for this roles as Steve Kirk on CONVOY, Paul Hunter in JAMES AT 15, and Clyde Darrell on PERRY MASON.
Among his many guest-starring roles in primetime was DALLAS in 1979, where he played Chris Mainwaring.