Actor Morgan Stevens, who played Nick Diamond on “Melrose Place” and teacher David Reardon on the 1980s NBC series “Fame,” was found dead at his home Wednesday.
After several days without seeing Stevens, a neighbor called authorities to check on his health. TMZ reported the actor was found in his kitchen, where he was pronounced dead.
Police suspect no foul play and at this time his death is of natural causes. TMZ, first news report.
Stevens was also a regular on the 1987-1988 series A Year in the Life, starring Richard Kiley. His other television appearances include “The Waltons”, “Murder, She Wrote” and “Murder One”. His last on-screen role was in a 1999 episode of “Walker, Texas Ranger.”
He was arrested on a DUI charge in the 1990s and testified that he was beaten by police, which left him with a broken nose, cracked cheek, dislocated jaw and nerve damage. He successfully sued and was settled out of court, according to TMZ.
Stevens was born in 1951 in Knoxville, Tennessee.
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