Bat Masterson (tv program)
Gene Barry dies at 90; star of 'Bat Masterson' and co-star of 'La Cage aux Folles'

Gene Barry, the ruggedly handsome actor who made a career of playing dapper and debonair lead characters on television beginning with the western series "Bat Masterson" in the late 1950s and later on "Burke's Law" and "The Name of the Game," has died. He was 90. Barry, a versatile performer who delivered a Tony-nominated performance in the hit 1980s Broadway musical "La Cage aux Folles," died Wednesday of congestive heart failure at Sunrise Assisted Living in Woodland Hills, said his son Michael. The actor, who had had Alzheimer's disease for about five years, entered Sunrise in early summer. The increased socialization had helped improve...