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January 08, 2016 12:00 AM

The actor Douglas Dick has died at the age of 95.

His family announced the news in an obituary in The Los Angeles Times.

Dick. who appeared in Alfred Hitchcock’s thriller Rope, died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Los Angeles on Dec. 19, 2015.

As well as an esteemed actor, Dick’s family noted that Dr. Douglas M. Dick was also a naval officer, writer and psychologist. In 1960 he starred alongside Elvis Presley and Barbara Eden in Flaming Star.

He was described by his family as “an honest, intelligent, charitable and principled man, was an active member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, the Audubon Society and Mensa.”

They also welcome mourners who wish to honor Dick to send a contribution to the Audubon Society in his name. They also note that a private memorial service will be held.

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