Actor Robert Conrad, best known for 1960s and ’70s television series “The Wild, Wild West,” “Baa Baa Black Sheep” and “Hawaiian Eye,” died of heart failure on Saturday in Malibu, California. He was 84. He was known for his leading work on TV.
Jeff Ballard spokesperson said he spent superbly long life, while the family is in distressed by his dismissal, he will live forever in hearts. Conrad’s was catalyzed his performance when he was cast as Tom Lopaka on the hit “Hawaiian Eye” in 1959. In 1965 he performs in the lead role, of Jim West, on “The Wild, Wild, West.” The next decade he starred in “The D.A.” and “Assignment: Vienna.”
In 1978 he was nominated for a Golden Globe for his work on action series “Baa Baa Black Sheep.” The previous year he won a People’s Choice Award for the role. The disco era saw Conrad in TV commercials for EverReady, daring people to “knock this battery off my shoulder.” In the coming decades, he moved into directing movies and TV shows.