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Actor David White, Larry Tate on ‘Bewitched,’ Dies

November 30, 1990 GMT

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Actor David White, who played the long-suffering advertising executive Larry Tate on ABC-TV’s ″Bewitched,″ has died of a heart attack. He was 74.

White died Tuesday at the Medical Center of North Hollywood.

White was best known for portraying Darrin Stephens’ clumsy, demanding boss at McMann and Tate on the comedy series ″Bewitched.″ The show, which starred Elizabeth Montgomery and her twitching nose, ran from 1964 to 1972.

White also appeared in such popular television series as ″Cagney & Lacey,″ ″Remington Steele,″ ″Quincy, M.E.,″ ″The Love Boat″ and ″The Mary Tyler Moore Show.″

His film credits included ″Sweet Smell of Success,″ ″The Apartment,″ ″The Great Imposter,″ ″Madison Avenue″ and ″Sunrise at Campobello.″

He had Broadway roles in ″Leaf and Bough,″ ″Affairs of State,″ ″The Bird Cage,″ ″Anniversary Waltz″ and ″One Foot in the Door.″

White is survived by a daughter, Alexandra, and a nephew.