Invoice Day by day, recognized for his comedic characters on the traditional sitcoms “I Dream of Jeannie” and “The Bob Newhart Present,” died Tuesday in Santa Fe, N.M., his household stated. He was 91.
Day by day died of pure causes, his son, J. Patrick Day by day, instructed the Hollywood Reporter.
The actor starred as Maj. Roger Healey, the comical sidekick to Larry Hagman’s Air Pressure Capt. Anthony Nelson, in all 5 years of NBC’s “I Dream of Jeannie,” which starred Barbara Eden within the title function and ran from 1965-1970. Hagman died in 2012 at age 81.
Day by day would go on to play Bob Newhart’s neighbor, divorced airline navigator Howard Borden, on CBS’ “The Bob Newhart Present” for six seasons, from 1972-1978.
His different TV credit embody roles on “Alf,” “Bewitched,” “The Mary Tyler Moore Present,” “Love American Model,” “Aloha, Paradise,” and “Ranging from Scratch.”
In keeping with the Hollywood Reporter, Day by day battled dyslexia and needed to memorize all his traces.
After Day by day’s personal TV sequence, “Small & Frye,” lasted solely three months within the 1980s, the longtime Albuquerque resident grew to become director of the New Mexico Movie Fee, Deadline reported.
Day by day was born in Des Moines, Iowa, grew up in Chicago, and commenced his profession as a standup comic, in line with Selection.
“He liked each sundown, he liked each meal — he simply determined to be completely happy about every little thing,” his son instructed the outlet.