‘Murder, She Wrote’ Actor Ron Masak Has Passed Away at Age 86

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Another cast member of ‘Murder, She Wrote’ has passed away. Actor Ron Masak (Sheriff Mort Metzger) has passed away at age 86 according to his granddaughter Kaylie Defilippis. Defilippis reported that he died of natural causes while admitted to Thousand Oaks. Masak had a reoccurring role on the hit series Murder, She Wrote alongside William Windom (Dr. Seth Hazlitt) and Angela Lansbury (Jessica Fletcher) who passed away on October 11, 2022.

Related: Celebrate the life of Disney Legend Angela Lansbury

Ron Masak had an impressive 120+ acting credits through his six decade long career, including appearances on Bewitched, Get Smart, I Dream of Jeannie, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Wonder Woman, Magnum, P.I. and more.

Our deepest condolences go out to the family, friends, and fans of Ron Masak. 🕯

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