Veteran character actor Harold Gould dies at 86

LOS ANGELES (AP) - September 14, 2010

Gould's daughter-in-law, Leah Gould, told the Los Angeles Times that he died Saturday of prostate cancer at the Motion Picture and Television Fund retirement community in Woodland Hills.

Gould had a prolific career both on the big and small screens. He appeared in such films as "Harper," "Love and Death," "Freaky Friday" and "Patch Adams."

On television, he played Betty White's boyfriend on "The Golden Girls" and also made guest appearances on "Soap," "Perry Mason" and most recently "Nip/Tuck."

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Lea; his children, Deborah Gould Harris, Joshua Gould and Lowell Gould; and five grandchildren.

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Information from: Los Angeles Times

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