(Trends Wide) — Actor Vachik Mangassarian has died of complications from covid-19, his manager reported. He was 78 years old.
Mangassarian, an actor who appeared on “NCIS: Los Angeles” and “The Mentalist,” was vaccinated, his manager, Valerie McCaffrey, told Trends Wide.
He was recently filming an upcoming movie with Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda called “Moving On.” He shared photos of himself with the actresses on Facebook.
Mangassarian, an Iranian-born Armenian, moved to Los Angeles as a young man. He was working as a waiter when he landed his first film role in “The South’s Shark” in 1978.
His list of television credits includes appearances on “JAG,” “NYPD Blue,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and more. He also hosted his own radio and television program, “La Red Nacional Armenia”.