James MacArthur Dead – Hawaii Five-O’s Danny Dies At 72


UK Today News: James MacArthur Dead – Hawaii Five-O’s Danny Dies At 72

James MacArthur, who was better known as Danny or Danno Williams of ‘Hawaii Five-o’, died on Thursday, October 28, 2010. Danny’s character rose to fame in 1970’s. He was 72.

The cause for MacArthur’s death is attributed to natural causes. According to sources, his family was with him at the time he took his last breath. The actor would have celebrated his 73rd birthday on December 8, 2010.

Los Angeles-born Arthur was the adopted son of Helen Hyes and Charles MacArthur. Hyes was considered as the first lady of the American stage and Charles along with Ben Hecht wrote some of the unforgettable comedies for stage like, ‘The Front Page’ and ‘Twentieth Century’.

Arthur leaves behind his wife, Helen Beth Duntz with whom he had a long marriage of more than 25 years. They together have four children and seven grandchildren.

His previous two marriages with actresses Joyce Bulifant and Melody Patterson ended in divorce.