Veteran actor Peter Donat died during age 90.
Peter Donat, a Canadian actor who played Agent Fox Mulder’s father in “The X-Files” and had roles in TV shows, films and onstage, has died. He was 90.
His son, Caleb, told The Associated Press that his father died Monday from complications of diabetes during his home in Point Reyes Station, California.
Donat also had guest roles on TV shows such as “Murder, She Wrote,” ”Hawaii Five-O,” ”Hill Street Blues” and “The F.B.I.” He also seemed in a Francis Ford Coppola films “The Godfather Part II” and “Tucker: The Man and His Dream.”
Pierre Collingwood Donat was innate on Jan. 20, 1928, in Kentville, Nova Scotia. He altered his initial name to Peter while operative in a United States.
David Duchovny, who played Agent Mulder, told a New York Times that Donat “had an easy gravitas as a performer and seemed to come from that era that took a art severely though not too seriously.”
“The X-Files” creatively ran from 1993 to 2002. Fox regenerated a uncover in 2016.
Donat was formerly married to Emmy-winning singer Michael Learned, who played Olivia Walton on a CBS play “The Waltons.”