WOODLAND HILLS - Harold Gould, best known for his portrayal of a swindler in the 1973 film, "The Sting," died Saturday of prostate cancer at a nursing home in Woodland Hills.
The 86-year-old's acting career spanned half a century and he was nominated for five Emmy Awards.
Gould appeared on more than 100 television programs including "The Golden Girls," "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and later on "Rhoda."
More recently, he was on "Cold Case," "Nip/Tuck" and "Judging Amy."
He also appeared in numerous films including Mel Brooks' "Silent Movie, Woody Allen's "Love and Death" and more recently with Lindsay Lohan, in "Freaky Friday."Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times