Peter Graves – star of the classic TV series Mission: Impossible and disaster spoof movie Airplane! – has died in the US city of Los Angeles. He was 83.
The actor had a suspected heart attack outside his home after a meal with his family, about a week before his 84th birthday, said publicist Sandy Brokaw.
Graves was perhaps best known for his role as special agent Jim Phelps in the popular TV series Mission: Impossible.
He also played bungling pilot Clarence Oveur in the 1980 film Airplane!.
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