Dabbs Greer, 90, a veteran character actor who played the Rev. Robert Alden in the TV show
Little House on the Prairie
, died Saturday.
Mr. Greer, a Missouri native, died at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, Calif., after a battle with kidney and heart disease, a neighbor, Bill Klukken, told the Los Angeles Times.
Mr. Greer played "everyman" roles, from bus drivers to preachers and shopkeepers, in nearly 100 movies and hundreds of TV-show episodes. He played a prison guard in the 1999 movie The Green Mile.
He played storekeeper Mr. Jonus on Gunsmoke.