Mark Goddard, known for playing Major Don West on the CBS series “Lost in Space,” died in Hingham, Mass. on Oct. 10 of pulmonary fibrosis. He was 87.
In statement posted to Facebook, Goddard’s wife, Evelyn Pezzulich, confirmed that the actor was hospitalized with pneumonia and then transferred to a rehabilitation center, where the doctors discovered he was in the final stages of pulmonary fibrosis.
Following the series ending, Goddard went on to work on soap operas “One Life to Live” and “General Hospital” and was featured in the 1977 film “Blue Sunshine.” After completing his college education and earning a master’s degree, Goddard taught children with special educational needs for over 20 years in Massachusetts.
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