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Actor-singer Nino Candido dies

H'wood vet was also TV property master

Actor, musician and property master Nino Candido died April 26 of natural causes in Los Angeles. He was 66.

Born in New Orleans, he was the son of comedian Candy Candido. As an actor, he got his start as fraternity brother to Ricky Nelson on “The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet.” He went on to appear on “Leave it To Beaver,” “Hank,” “Hud,” “Honey West,” “The Time Tunnel,” “The Andersonville Trial,” “Mod Squad,” “The Tony Randall Show” and “Patton.”

In the early ’70s he recorded the album “And They Danced.”

He started in the prop department on the movie “Smile.” He went on to be the prop master on “Bull Durham” and TV series including “The A Team,” “Hunter,” “Tucker” “The Bernie Mac Show” and retired in January 2008 from three seasons of “My Name Is Earl.” He was a member of SAG and IATSE local 44.

He is survived by his wife Cheri, three daughters, seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, a brother and two sisters.

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