Actor Stanley Kamel dies at 65

Played Dr. Charles Kroger on 'Monk'

Actor Stanley Kamel, who plays psychiatrist Dr. Charles Kroger on “Monk,” was found dead in his Hollywood home on Tuesday. He was 65. A cause of death has not been released.

Born in New Brunswick, N.J., Kamel started his acting career Off Broadway and began his career on TV with a role in “Days of Our Lives.”

He made guest appearances and had recurring roles on dozens of TV series, playing Mafioso Tony Marchette on “Beverly Hills, 90210” and appearing in shows including “Mannix,” “Kojak,” “Lou Grant,” “Hill Street Blues,” “Cagney and Lacey,” “L.A. Law,” “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and “Melrose Place.”

Kamel is survived by two brothers and several nieces and nephews.

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