Friday, October 29, 2010

James McArthur Dies

Hawaii 5-0 Actor Dies

Actor James McArthur, best known for playing Danny Williams opposite Jack Lord's Steve McGarrett in the original CBS series, "Hawaii 5-0" died Thursday, 28 October 2010 in Florida. The action adventure series, with what may be television's most iconic theme song, aired from 1968 to 1980. Lord died in 1998. McArthur was a film, television and Broadway performer. McArthur, whose adoptive parents were actress Helen Hayes and playwright Charles McArthur, was 72.