*Don Mitchell, who co-starred in the original “Ironside,” died of natural causes on Dec. 8, the Los Angeles Times reports. He was 70.
Mitchell played Mark Sanger, the ex-con-turned aide to Raymond Burr’s wheelchair-bound Robert T. Ironside on the NBC series, which ran from 1967 to 1975. He later reprised the role in the 1993 reunion TV movie.
Mitchell’s other credits include “Scream Blacula Scream” opposite Pam Grier, “Matlock,” “Capitol” and “I Dream of Jeannie.”
Mitchell is survived by two daughters from his second marriage to actress Judy Pace.