TV and film character actor

Sandy McPeak, a character actor, died Dec. 31 of a heart attack in Nevada City. He was 62.

McPeak began his career at Warner Bros. in the late 1950s in the studio’s talent school. Feature credits included “Patton,” “The Boston Strangler,” “Ode to Billy Joe” and “The Osterman Weekend.”

TV appearances included “Hill Street Blues,” “Lou Grant” and “St. Elsewhere.”

He is survived by a daughter, Shannon, who has a permanent disability.

Family has asked contributions be made to Shannon McPeak, c/o Michael McLean & Associates (Sandy McPeak’s man-ager), 12754 Sarah Street, Studio City, CA 91604.

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