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Gerald McRaney puts his heart into his role in 'The Best of Me'
Gerald McRaney puts his heart into his role in 'The Best of Me'

Gerald McRaney is just an old softie who wears his heart on his sleeve whenever he talks about his wife of 25 years, "Designing Women" actress Delta Burke. "Ten years ago, I had lung cancer," said the actor, 67, who came to fame in the lighthearted 1981-88 CBS detective series "Simon & Simon." "I had to have a lung removed. The first thing I thought of when they told me I had cancer was that I want more time with my wife. At my six-month checkup, when they told me, 'We got everything' and there's no sign of it coming back, one of the first things I thought is: I get some more time with her." His unabashed love for Burke fueled...

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