- US actor Richard Gilliland is dead. The husband of Emmy Award winner Jean Smart died after a brief, serious illness at the age of 71.
The US actor Richard Gilliland died unexpectedly at the age of 71. As his family announced in a statement, the “Criminal Minds” actor died last week after a brief, serious illness.
Gilliland had been married to his colleague, three-time Emmy Award winner Jean Smart (69, “Fargo” ), for around 34 years , and they had two children together.
Gilliland has appeared primarily as a guest and supporting role actor in countless films and series. He also played in “The Streets of San Francisco”, “Murder Is Her Hobby”, “Desperate Housewives” , “Dexter” and “Matlock”. In total, Gilliland was seen in more than 80 film and television productions.