Knight Rider Guest Star Passes Away…

Stanley Kamel, who guest-starred in the Knight Rider episode Dead of Knight as Sonny Martin, passed away at his home in Hollywood on Tuesday. He was 65.

Kamel enjoyed nearly 40 years as a TV regular, appearing in hundreds of TV episodes of series including Mission: Impossible, Kojak, Charlie’s Angels, Hardcastle & McCormick, Riptide, Hunter, The Fall Guy, and Star Trek: The Next Generation. Some of his most memorable roles included a starring run on the daytime soap Days of Our Lives; a turn as mobster Tony Marchette on Beverly Hills 90210; and a role as a lawyer with AIDS on L.A. Law. In recent years he became known as eccentric detective Adrian Monk’s psychiatrist in hit show Monk.

In a statement from the USA network, which airs Monk, executives said: “USA is deeply saddened by the news of Stanley Kamel’s passing. Stanley was an amazingly talented and extremely kind man, and an important member of the USA family. He will be sorely missed.”

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