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Robert Conrad passes away aged 84

The Wild Wild West (CBS) TV Series 1965–1969 Shown: Robert Conrad (as James T. West)

It is Cult Faction’s sad duty to report that Robert Conrad has passed away at the age of 84 years old due to heart failure at his home in Malibu. The sad news was announced by Jeff Ballard who stated Robert “lived a wonderfully long life and while the family is saddened by his passing, he will live forever in their hearts.”

Conrad was known for his role as Jim West in The Wild Wild West, but has a number of roles on the big and small screen including Columbo, Maverick, Bat Masterson, 77 Sunset Strip, Hawaiian Eye, Adam-12, Mission: Impossible, Flying Misfits, Centennial, Jesse Hawks, Jingle All the Way, and Nash Bridges. He also played the Sherriff in the 1992 music video of “Hazzard” by Richard Marx.

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