Actor Joe Santos, who appeared on the 1970s TV show "The Rockford Files" with James Garner, died yesterday in a Santa Monica hospital, TMZ.com reported. He was 84.
Santos played Lt. Dennis Becker on the NBC show, which ran from 1974-80. He also had roles on "Magnum, P.I." and, more recently, on HBO’s "The Sopranos."
Santos had a heart attack at his Los Angeles home on Wednesday and was put on life support, according to TMZ