Actor and former ambassador to Mexico John Gavin, appointed by Ronald Reagan in 1981-1986, died in his Beverly Hills home from complications of leukemia and pneumonia.
Mr. Gavin starred in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 “Psycho” and the movie “Spartacus” as well as the 1958 movie “Imitation of Life” among other projects.
John Gavin attended Stanford University and earned his degree in economics and Latin American affairs. He later joined the U.S. Navy and served as air intelligence officer during the Korean War from 1951 to 1953.
John Gavin has been married since 1974 to multitalented second wife Constance Mary Towers of “General Hospital” fame. They have two daughters together and both had two children from previous marriages. Condolences to the family of John Gavin. Rest in peace.
Written by Cheryl S
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