A representative for Dallas actor Ken Kercheval told Experess.co.uk the star had died on Easter Sunday. She added the star’s children had been making their way to his hometown of Clinton, Indiana, where he died. Ken’s cause of death is currently unknown. The representative confirmed the news in a lengthy statement and tribute on her Instagram page.
Sad news, one of the all-time great TV anti-villains.
In view her 706 followers, she described the actor as “one of a kind”.
She added: “Safe journey home... remembering Ken - great actor, loved women, very particular about his clothes, always prepared, loved the stage as well as film and TV.
“We had a bumpy road but Ken was always there... steady as a rock!
“He left a giant footprint for everyone to enjoy.
“His kids, Aaron, Caleb, Liza, and Madison all have shared memories,” she continued.
“Down the road... look up and perhaps Ken is smiling at you! Goodbye Ken... bring light and love up there.”
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Ken was diagnosed with cancer in 1994 resulting in him having part of his lung removed.
The actor was reported to have been cancer-free four months after