Charles Kimbrough, Murphy Brown Star, dies at age 86

Charles Kimbrough, stage and screen actor, best known for his role as Jim Dial on the CBS comedy series Murphy Brown has passed away. He was 86 years old. According to VarietyKimbrough died on January 11 in Culver City, CA and his death was confirmed to the New York Times by his son, John Kimbrough. No cause of death was given.

Kimbrough played host Jim Dial for all ten seasons of the original series Murphy Brown, who appears in the series alongside Candice Bergen. Notably, Kimbrough appeared in all episodes of the original run and also appeared in several episodes of the series’ reboot in 2018. He received an Emmy nomination in 1990 for his work on the series.

Outside of work Murphy BrownKimbrough was a Tony Award-nominated stage actor, a nomination he earned for his portrayal of Harry in Stephen Sondheim’s original Broadway production Company in 1970. He later also appeared in Sondheim’s musical, Sunday in the park with George.

Regarding his television career, Kimbrough has also appeared in numerous television series Murphy Brownincluded Ally McBeal, Spencer: for hireeven dinosaurs – where he met Dr. Ficus played – and Batman over. Kimbrough also did voice work in movies including The hunchback of the Notre Dame and its continuation. He also did voice work for video games, including Kingdom Hearts 3: Dream Drop Distance And Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue to name a few.

No memorial plans for Kimbrough have been released at this time.

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