Actor Maury Chaykin died Tuesday, his 61st birthday, in Toronto. The veteran character, who had dual citizenship in Canada and the U.S., appeared in “Dances with Wolves,” “The Sweet Hereafter,” “Blindness,” “A Life Less Ordinary” and many other films.The full piece in the Los Angeles Times, which includes a video clip of Chaykin playing Wolfe, can be found here.
He also played detective Nero Wolfe in the A&E Television series “A Nero Wolfe Mystery,” produced, directed and co-starring Timothy Hutton. The series was based on the detective novels by Rex Stout.
READ MORE: “Remembering Maury Chaykin,” by Christopher Garcia (Examiner.com); “Maury Chaykin: The Guardian Obituary,” by Michael Carlson (Irresistible Targets).