David White

Active - 1954 - 1989  |   Born - Apr 4, 1916 in Denver, Colorado, United States  |   Died - Nov 27, 1990 in North Hollywood, CA  |   Genres - Comedy

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Character actor David White is best remembered for playing advertising executive Larry Tate on the popular '60s sitcom Bewitched (1964-1972), but he began his career as a movie actor in 1957 with The Sweet Smell of Success. White died of a heart attack in 1990. He was married to actress Mary Welch.

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  • Served as a Marine during World War II.
  • Wife died giving birth to the couple's second child.
  • Defining role was Larry Tate on the sitcom Bewitched.
  • Was a member of Los Angeles' acclaimed Theatre West company.
  • Son died in the terrorist bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988; White died two years later of a heart attack at the age of 74.