Kimbrough (Photo: GettyImages, Theo Vargo)
The actor Charles Kimbrough, best known for his role as Jim Dial in the series "Murphy Brown", has passed away at the age of 86. Kimbrough played an old and square television anchor named Jim Dial alongside the journalist Murphy Brown in the successful series throughout its ten seasons that were broadcast from 1988 to -1998 on the CBS network.
In 1990 he was nominated for an Emmy Award.
Kimbrough participated for many years in the theater in New York, and was even nominated for a Tony Award for his role in the musical "Company".
He then got his first chance on television when he was cast in "Murphy Brown" alongside Candice Bergen.
In 2012 he participated in the play "Harvey" on Broadway in New York and played a psychiatrist there.
In addition to these, he played in other plays and received excellent reviews.
In an interview he gave to the "Wall Street Journal" he referred to his casting as a rigid and serious man.
"Unfortunately I'm really good at playing those kinds of people.
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