HOLLYWOOD – AUGUST 13: Actor John Saxon has died at age 83. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
His portrayal of Mexican bandit in “The Appaloosa” earned him another nomination.
Saxon was also known for his recurring roles in “Falcon Crest” and “Dynasty,” as well as the third film in the “Elm Street” franchise. He played a new version of himself in “Wes Craven’s New Nightmare.”
Ronee Blakley and John Saxon walking through a cemetery in a scene from the film ‘A Nightmare On Elm Street,’ 1984. (Photo by New Line Cinema/Getty Images)
“I would tell him I would rather do it this way, and he’d say, ‘OK, try it that way,'” Saxon recalled.
He was married three times, once to screenwriter Mary Ann Murphy, then to actress Elizabeth Saxon before marrying Gloria Martel, a cosmetician, in 2008.
He is also survived by his son, Antonio, and sister, Delores, per THR.