Clarence Williams III The Mod Squad’s Linc R.I.P.

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07 Jun 2021, 2:09 pm

'The Mod Squad' actor Clarence Williams III dies at 81

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(CNN)Clarence Williams III, who played Linc Hayes in "The Mod Squad," died at his home in Los Angeles after battling colon cancer, his manager Peg Donegan told CNN in a statement Sunday.

Williams was 81.

Williams was born in New York City on August 21, 1939, according to the statement.

He began his career in a production of "Dark of the Moon," and appeared on Broadway in "The Great Outdoors."
His performance in "Slow Dance on the Killing Ground" won him a Theatre World Award and a Tony nomination, the statement said.

Along with his theatre performances, Williams also starred in several shows and movies, including: "52 Pick-Up," "Against the Wall," "Reindeer Games," "Purple Rain," "The General's Daughter," "American Gangster," "Half Baked" and "Lee Daniels' The Butler."



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