Mork & Mindy actor Conrad Janis dies aged 94

Mork & Mindy star Conrad Janis has died aged 94

Mork & Mindy star Conrad Janis has died aged 94.

Dean A. Avedon, his business manager, confirmed his death at New York Times.

Janis appeared alongside Robin Williams on the sitcom Mork & Mindy, playing Fred McConnell, the father of Mindy McConnell (played by Pam Dawber).

Janis played the character for 70 episodes from 1978 to 1982.

Mork & Mindy star Conrad Janis has died aged 94; Conrad photographed away L

The actor was born on February 11, 1928, to Sidney and Harriet Janis, well-known art collectors and gallerists in New York, according to Deadline.

Janis’ acting career began in the mid-1940s, when he landed a role in the 1945 production of The Dark Of The Moon. It would be the first of 12 Broadway shows he would appear in during his career.

He also starred in the 1945 war comedy Snafu, followed by roles in Margie, The Brasher Doubloon, That Hagen Girl and Beyond Glory.

In addition to his acting work, Janis was also an accomplished jazz trombonist who performed with the Beverly Hills Unlisted Jazz Band, even at the height of his Mork & Mindy fame, according to Deadline.

Janis appeared alongside Robin Williams on the sitcom Mork & Mindy, playing Fred McConnell, Mindy McConnell's father (played by Pam Dawber)

Janis appeared alongside Robin Williams on the sitcom Mork & Mindy, playing Fred McConnell, Mindy McConnell’s father (played by Pam Dawber)

Janis played the character for 70 episodes from 1978 to 1982

Janis played the character for 70 episodes from 1978 to 1982

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