'Little House' star Richard Bull dies at age 89

This June 2011 photo provided by courtesy of Alison Arngrim shows actor, Richard Bull, left, and the actress Arngrim at a restaurant in Chicago. Bull played Nels Oleson and Arngrim played his daughter, Nellie Oleson, on the TV show, "Little House on the Prairie." A Motion Picture & Television Fund spokeswoman Jaime Larkin says the 89-year-old actor, Bull, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at the fund's hospital in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Courtesy Alison Arngrim)
February 4, 2014 6:28:02 PM PST
A Motion Picture & Television Fund spokeswoman says actor Richard Bull of TV's "Little House on the Prairie" has died.

Spokeswoman Jaime Larkin says the 89-year-old died Monday at the fund's hospital in Los Angeles. Larkin says the actor died of natural causes after being hospitalized with pneumonia.

The character actor appeared in a wide range of TV shows, from "Perry Mason" in the 1950s to Kelsey Grammer's "Boss" in 2011.

The Illinois native, is survived by his wife of 65 years, actress Barbara Collentine.

Funeral plans were not immediately announced.


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