A-Team actors you may not know have passed away
The first serviceman to be beaten by Hannibal Smith on “Jazz” was Colonel Francis Lynch, who was played by theater, film and television actor William Lucking in the first and third seasons of “The A-Team. “(and has been mentioned more often than we have seen). Lynch was apparently fired from Team A once Decker entered the scene, but in “Showdown!” Of season 3, he has the opportunity to redeem himself.
Lucking began his acting career in the late 1960s with roles on shows like “Ironside”, “Mission: Impossible” and “The Partridge Family”. He is probably best known for his role in the TV series “Sons of Anarchy” (he played Piney Winston from 2008-2011, until season 4), but he also starred in films like “The Magnificent Seven Ride “from 1972,” Erin Brockovich “from 2000”, “Red Dragon” in 2002 and “Contraband” in 2012. Her television career includes everything from “Switched at Birth” to “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” and ” Days of Our Lives “.
His last TV credits date back to 2014, but he died on October 18, 2021, at the age of 80. His wife, Sigrid, tell TMZ that he had suffered a lifetime of injuries sustained during his stunt career. This included an 80 foot fall from a bridge during “Harold and Maude” and many broken bones over the years from falling horses during cowboy roles. “He just gave up. He was tired and in a lot of pain,” said his wife, explaining that he had been in a wheelchair for the last year of his life and suffered from respiratory and heart problems.
He is survived by his second wife, his daughters Marjet and Juliana, and his granddaughters Quinlan and Lilian (via the Hollywood Reporter).