Fred Covington

Fred Covington, 65, movie and television actor, died July 28 in Marietta, Ga. , of cancer.

Covington, a resident of Marietta, played an auctioneer in the second episode of “Roots.” He also appeared in “Coward of the County,””Grass Roots,””The Prize Fighter,””They Went That-a-Way” and “The Catlins.” He also made two appearances in the network series “In the Heat of the Night.”

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