Oscar Nominated Stuart Whitman dies at 92 battling Cancer

Oscar Nominated Stuart Whitman dies at 92 battling Cancer

The Comancheros Star was battling with cancer for a long time:


Oscar Nominated Stuart Whitman dies at 92 battling Cancer
“The Comancheros” starring John Wayne, Stuart Whitman

The on-screen artist, Stuart Whitman, was a commonly recognized name during the 60s and 70s, thanks to credits that incorporated The Mark (1961), for which he was nominated for the best entertainer at the Academy Awards, and the Western The Comancheros (1961).

Whitman passed on Monday morning at his home in Montecito, CA. A longtime friend of Whitman reveals that he (Whitman) was in and out of the clinic as of late because of skin cancer that saturated his circulatory system. Family encompassed him at the hour of his passing.

Whitman was a star of the cinema for three decades – with 150 credits to his name – yet was prestigious for his Westerns.

His Iconic roles in the movies:

Oscar Nominated Stuart Whitman dies at 92 battling Cancer
The actor broke into Hollywood in the 1960s

In the Comancheros, Whitman played card shark Paul Regret who escapes from jail to be pursued somewhere near Texas Ranger Captain Jake Cutter, played by John Wayne.

He additionally featured in aeronautics parody those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines, 1965, and faction ghastliness Night of the Lepus, 1972.

Oscar Nominated Stuart Whitman dies at 92 battling Cancer
(Image: Getty Images)

Whitman has had a string of TV jobs, including Highway Patrol and Superboy.

His last credit was in the TV film The President’s Man in 2000, which additionally featured Chuck Norris.

Life of Stuart Whitman Before Fame:

Oscar Nominated Stuart Whitman dies at 92 battling Cancer
Stuart and wife Caroline

Before going to acting, Whitman served in the military and was a practiced lightweight fighter.

Oscar Nominated Stuart Whitman dies at 92 battling Cancer
Stuart Maxwell Whitman

He wedded multiple times and has five kids altogether.

He got married to his third spouse, Julia Vadimovna Paradiz, – who he met at a companion’s wedding – in St Petersburg, Russia, in 2006.

We will remember Whitman for the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1998.

Sources: TMZ, Mirror

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