Robert Stack, who died of heart failure at age 84 on May 14, is best known for two roles: Eliott Ness on The Untouchables (1959 – 63) and his own flinty self as host of Unsolved Mysteries (1987 – 2002). He earned a supporting Oscar nod in 1956 for Written on the Wind, starred in 1952’s 3-D movie Bwana Devil, and did some of his best, sharp-eyed acting in the underrated 1968 – 71 series The Name of the Game, as the crusading editor of Crime Magazine.
Posted May 30 2003 — 12:00 AM EDT
- Now's your chance to see 'Mad Max: Fury Road' in IMAX theaters
- Obama to honor Stephen King, Sally Field with National Medals of Arts
- Queen Elizabeth is a huge fan of 'Downton Abbey'
- You can binge all of TNT's new show 'Public Morals' — only on Labor Day weekend
- New 'Batman v Superman' pics show Wonder Woman, the Batmobile
- 'Star Wars: Aftermath': Finding Han Solo for a quick galactic run
- Kanye West sends Taylor Swift flowers after the 2015 VMAs
- Force Friday: See Hasbro's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' toys
- How three worlds collided for the Shondaland cast shoot: See the exclusive photos
- 8 most polarizing celebrities in 'Dancing With the Stars' history
- All the VMAs 2015 performances graded
- VMAs 2015 Red Carpet: See All the Looks!
- Johnny Depp, Gabrielle Union, Karlie Kloss & More!