David Oliver

Actor David Oliver died Nov. 12 at his Los Angeles home of complications resulting from AIDS. He was 30.

A star of the Emmy Award-winning series “A Year in the Life,” Oliver also appeared for two years on the NBC soap “Another World.”

His other television credits include the TNT television movie “Miracle in the Wilderness,” the NBC movie of the week “If It’s Tuesday, It Still Must Be Belgium” and the NBC pilot “Protect and Surf.”

Oliver’s feature film career included the lead in the 1989 release “Defense Play.”

On stage, he appeared in several San Diego Civic Light Opera productions, including “L’il Abner” and “The Unsinkable Molly Brown.” Most recently, Oliver appeared at the Canon Theater and Club 20/20 in “Elegies: An AIDS Anthology.”

A staunch civil-liberties activist, Oliver was a founding and active member of Young Artists Ltd. His sister is Los Angeles actress Kathleen Ingle.

Oliver’s longtime companion was Terry Houlihan.

He is survived by his mother Pat, father William Oliver, stepfather Gordon Ingle and seven siblings. A memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m. tomorrow at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Burbank. Donations are requested to the City of Angels Hospice.

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