Around the Globe, more than 1.3 million people have been confirmed infected with coronavirus complications and almost 75,000 have died on till April 07, 2020, 03:10 GMT due current coronavirus pandemic according to the website world meter.
Many celebrities have tested positive of COVID – 19 around the world. Few of them have died with coronavirus complications. Forrest Compton is one of them who died at the age of 94 on Sunday. Compton who born in 1925, also served with the 103rd infantry division during the Second World War.
He is famous for the roles of Mike Karr in “The Edge of Night,” and Co. Edward Gray on “Gomer Pyle, USMC”. The famous actor began his acting in School Theater productions. He studied pre-law and political science at Swarthmore College. After completing his graduation, the actor also studied acting at the Yale Drama School.
The death news of Forrest Compton was confirmed by close friends. The actor is famous for his role as no-nonsense Col. Gray in “Gomer Pyle,”. The show was aired on CBS for five years that stared in 1964 and ended in 1969. The show was about the misadventures of an awkward
U.S. Marine named Gomer Pyle. Forrest Compton is known for TV credits to include “The Twilight Zone,” “Hogan’s Heroes,” “That Girl,” and “My Three Sons,” and many more. He is also successful in his acting in many soap operas, such as “All My Children”, “As the World Turns” and “One Life to Life,”.
Compton later appeared some other well-known soaps. All my children and As the World Turns are some of the examples of his famous soaps. He also played the roles of crusading Monticello District Attorney Mike Karr and former cop on The Edge of Night for 15 years. The show was started in 1971 starring on the CBS-ABC. The show canceled in 1984.