TV Star Dennis Burkley Dies at Age 67
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TV Star Dennis Burkley Dies at Age 67

You may not immediately know Dennis Burkley's name, but you know him. He's one of those guys who has been in everything.

The 6'3" character actor from Texas died in his sleep late July 13/early July 14 at age 67. At the time of his death, he had more than 130 TV and film credits to his name, including King of the Hill, My Name Is Earl, Tin Cup, The Dukes of Hazzard, and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

Burkley died in his home in the L.A. suburb of Sherman Oaks. His agent told CNN the cause of death had yet to be determined. He's survived by his wife, Laura, son, Shawn, and daughter, Shannon.

Sources: CNN, IMDb

07.17.2013 / 12:00 AM EDT by Gina Carbone
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