‘Stargate SG-1’ actor Carmen Argenziano dies at 75

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Carmen Argenziano, an actor acquainted from tons of of episodic TV visitor spots, a recurring “Stargate SG-1” function, an look in “The Godfather Half 2” and, most lately, a TV industrial for AARP that forged him because the epitome of a useful husband who takes the trash out earlier than being requested, died Sunday. He was 75.

His loss of life was introduced by his private look company Occasion Horizon Expertise. A explanation for loss of life was not disclosed.

With greater than 200 credit lists on his IMdB web page, Argenziano’s performing profession stretches again 50 years to 1969’s “Judd for the Protection,” and proceeded on to appearances in such widespread drama and cop collection as “Kojak, The F.B.I., Police Lady,” “Police Story” and “The Bionic Lady.” He performed one in every of Michael Corleone’s troopers in “The Godfather Half II,” and later recurred on “L.A. Legislation.,” “CSI: NY” and daytime’s “The Younger and the Stressed.”

Although largely forged in police and crime dramas, Argenziano often did sitcom visitor spots, together with “Cheers” and “Designing Ladies.”

To style followers, he’ll greatest be remembered Basic Jacob Carter in 25 “Stargate SG-1” episodes (1998 to 2005).

In a tribute posted by Occasion Horizon on its Fb web page, Argenziano was remembered as each a shopper and a good buddy. “Whereas he was a category act and a consummate gentleman on the occasions he was booked for, he was additionally a caring and beneficiant individual,” the tribute reads.

Most lately, Argenziano grew to become a ubiquitous TV presence by way of a much-aired TV industrial for UnitedHealthcare AARP Medicare Complement Plans. Within the spot, titled “Automobile Discuss,” Argenziano is driving a automobile when his spouse within the passenger seat (she’s performed by Aubrey Manning) says, “Honey, we have to speak.” Argenziano then presents that he’s already taken the trash out, to which the spouse says, “I do know, and thanks a lot for that” earlier than suggesting a purchase order of supplemental well being care. Based on iSpot.TV, the advert has aired greater than 10,600 occasions since 2013.

Argenziano is survived by his spouse, Lisa, and three youngsters.

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