David Doyle

David Fitzgerald DoyleDavid Fitzgerald Doyle (December 1, 1929 – February 26, 1997) was an American actor.
Doyle was born in Omaha, Nebraska, the son of Mary Ruth (née Fitzgerald) and Lewis Raymond Doyle, an attorney. His maternal grandfather, John Fitzgerald, was a prominent railroad builder and banker in Nebraska. He graduated from Campion High School in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin in 1947.
He is perhaps best remembered for his role as detective John Bosley on the television series Charlie’s Angels, for which reason he is occasionally mixed up with TV actor Tom Bosley. He is also remembered by younger generations as being the voiceDavid Doyle of Grandpa Lou Pickles on the Nickelodeon animated television series Rugrats until his death. The role of Grandpa Lou Pickles was taken over by Joe Alaskey, better known as the voice of Plucky Duck in Tiny Toon Adventures. Doyle made a number of appearances as a guest on the game show Match Game in the late ’70s and early ’80s, usually sitting in the top row next to Brett David DoyleSomers and Charles Nelson Reilly. He appeared on one week of Password Plus in 1980, three weeks of Super Password, and appeared on Tattletales with his wife Anne in 1982.
Doyle was married twice, first to Rachel, then Anne Nathan Doyle. Doyle had a sister who was also an actor (mostly on the stage), Mary Doyle, who died from lung cancer in 1995.
Doyle died of a heart attack at the age of 67 in Los Angeles, California on February 26, 1997. He was cremated. His ashes were either given to a friend or family member.