Fans of Melrose Place will take a hit on the head! Actor Brad Johnson aka Dr. O’Malley is dead. The news came from his agent Linda McAlister who revealed it to Hollywood Reporter.
Brad’s family then published in his honor. “He was not only interested in life, he was good at it. Even though he left too early, he lived as fully as possible. He was bigger than life. Brad was loved by many and loved in return, he was a true friend, a trusted colleague, a caring husband and father. He will never be forgotten and his legacy will last. “. Even though the announcement was made only today, the actor passed away last February 18 at the age of 62 in Fort Worth, Texas. It has been revealed that he ist death from complication caused by Covid-19.
After playing the famous Marlboro Cowboy in various commercials in the 1980s, Brad is spotted in the crowd. Steven Spielberg. The latter offers him the lead role alongside Holly Hunter and Richard Dreyfuss in his film Always, a fantastic and romantic drama. This will be followed by several film roles in particular The Flight of the Intruder, Philadelphia Experiment II, or Supergator. But it is especially on television that Brad will mark the spirits. First by playing Rayford Steele in the series Left Behind then in the guise of Dr. Dominick O’Malley in the series Melrose Place. Becoming a recurring character in Season 4 of the medical show, he is seen by an average of 13 million Americans in each episode. His last film role was in 2015 in the film Nail 32.
He leaves behind a very large family as he has had no less than eight children including six daughters and two sons. We extend our condolences to all his loved ones.