Actor Stuart Margolin, best known for his two-time Emmy award-winning portrayal of Evelyn “Angel” Martin on the Rockford Files, has died. He was 82.

Margolin’s death was announced by his stepson, actor Max Martini, on Instagram on Monday.

“The two most profound moments in my life… the birth of my kids and being bedside as my step-father passed this morning,” Martini wrote. “My mother, brother and I holding his hands.”

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“Love you Stuart Margolin,” he continued. “A great actor/writer/producer/director. But more importantly, a profoundly gifted step-father that was always there with love and support for his family.”

Margolin acted in a number of T.V. shows and films. He appeared in T.V. shows M*A*S*H, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and even 30 Rock. He had roles in films Kelly’s Heroes, Death Wish, The Big Bus and S.O.B.

Margolin also directed, costarred and scored The Glitter Dome, a 1984 film for HBO Pictures.

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