Stuart Margolin, the famous actor and director, died on December 12, 2022 at the age of 82. She is best known for her role as Evelyn Martin in The Rockford Files, NBC’s detective series. Max Martini, Margolin’s stepson, announced the news on social media with a photo of Margolin. According to Max, Stuart died in the arms of his family. He continued:
“Wonderful actor/writer/producer/director. But more importantly, he’s an amazingly talented stepfather who is always with his family with love and support. Pappy, rest in peace. Keep them calm.”
Stuart Margolin died of natural causes. He was in Staunton, Virginia, at the time of his death.
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Who is Stuart Margolin? Career, most memorable role
Stuart Margolin became famous in the entertainment industry through his frequent appearances in films, television shows and on stage. However, his most famous role is as Evelyn Martin in The Rockford Files. Evelyn is a close friend of Jim Rockford and is also known as “Angel” on the show. He served three to four years in San Quentin Prison before being pardoned for good behavior.
This character is known as a master con man whose conspiracies have caused a lot of trouble for Jim Rockford. Despite this, Jim maintained his relationship with Evelyn. Evelyn was born in Texas and served in the Army during the Korean War. Most of the time, Evelyn wears a wide-collared crimson blouse and black pants. Despite his best efforts to live a life of luxury, he is constantly in trouble, prompting Jim to rush to the rescue. From September 13, 1974 to January 10, 1980, The Rockford Files ran for six seasons and 123 episodes. In addition to Margolin, James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Santos and Gretchen Corbett also star.
Stuart Margolin has also directed a number of television series.
Stuart Margolin became famous after appearing in The Rockford Files. He then appeared in such series as Heroes, The Partridge Family, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Monkees, Love, American Style and others. He is also known for his roles in films such as Limbo, Death Wish, Futureworld, Days of Heaven, Class and others. Women from a Prehistoric Planet, Gamblers, California Kid, Murder in the Family, Lay of the Land, Deception and other films with him in it.
Margolin, in addition to being a famous actor, is also an excellent filmmaker, directing several episodes of TV series including Sara, Bret Maverick, Wonder Woman, Northern Exposure and others. He also had a short musical career, writing songs for Jerry Riopelle, The Parade, RB Greaves and others.