Kevin Dobson Death | Obituary – Kevin Patrick Dobson, Popular American Actor, best known for his roles as Detective Bobby Crocker, the trusted protege of Lt. Theo Kojak (played by Telly Savalas) in the CBS crime drama Kojak (1973–1978), and as M. Patrick “Mack” MacKenzie in the soap opera Knots Landing (1982–1993) has passed away. He died on September 6, 2020.
John Daly Wrote; “Sad news for us. Kevin Dobson, Former Knots Landing & Kojak Star Dead At 77. We played in many celeb golf events with Kevin. He was a gem to be around. He will be missed.”
Kevin Dobson died at the age of 77-year-old. According to United Veterans Council of San Joaquin County, of which Dobson once served as Chairman, the actor passed away on Sunday evening, September 6, due to “medical complications.” In a post on Facebook, the organization wrote “Army Veteran, Veterans Rights Activist, Film and Television Actor Kevin Dobson has passed away…Condolences to the entire family. Rest In Peace…”
Kevin Dobson Cause of Death is Heart Attack. Dobson was born in Jackson Heights, New York, and is of Irish descent. He is one of seven children born to the janitor of a grammar school (Our Lady of Fatima, Jackson Heights, New York) and a stay-at-home mother. Before embarking on an acting career, Dobson worked as a trainman, brakeman and conductor for the Long Island Rail Road, followed by a few years as a waiter, then bartender, at Manhattan restaurant Brew’s, owned by relatives.
He married his wife, Susan, in 1968; they have three children. His oldest son lives in Stockton, California where he operates a business.
So sorry to hear about Kevin Dobson Mac MacKenzie will be my favorite character he played. 💔
— Erica Johnson @soulmateconnection (@ElaErica) September 7, 2020
@mokeefeman I heard that Kevin Dobson passed away. He was a friend to the elderly at the Motion Picture Home.
— Richard Stellar (@RichardStellar) September 7, 2020