Well-known for his role as Dr. Stanley Riverside II in a popular television series Trapper John, MD’ Charles Siebert sadly passed away at the age of 84. According to the sources, the actor and television celebrity took his last breath on May 1, 2022, at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center and unfortunately, the beloved actor has gone from this world leaving his family and friend devastated. He portrayed the role of Dr. Staney Riverside II from 1979 to 1986. After this, he began his work as an actor and appeared in some of the best movies.
Well, it has been a month since his passing and now, his death news has been speculated on the Internet and breaking the feelings of his loved ones. The news was confirmed by Siebert’s daughter Gillian Bozanic to The Hollywood Reporter. Now, the cause of his death has been confirmed and Siebert died due to Covid-related pneumonia. Since the news of his death was confirmed, many celebrities took social media to mourn the passing of the actor. Mike Barnes tweeted,” #RIP Charles Siebert; after appearing six times on Broadway and as a charter member of San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater, he appeared on every episode of “Trapper John, M.D.’ and Dr. Stanley Riverside II. He died of COVID-related pneumonia”.
Who Was Charles Siebert?
Born as Charles Alan Siebert on March 9, 1938, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, US. He studied acting at Marquette University under the legendary teacher Fr. John J, Walsh, S.J, and later, he moved to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). He began his acting career by appearing in theatre productions throughout such companies as Shakespeare in the Park in New York City, the Lincoln Center Repertory Company, the American Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Connecticut, and more.
He made his debut in 1967 in Bertolt Brecht’s Life of Galileo followed by the role of Michael Leon in John Sebastian and Murray Schisgai’s 1968 musical Jimmy Shine with Dustin Hoffman. He appeared in some of the best movies and theatre stories. He made several Broadway appearances including Neil Simon’s The Gingerbread, The Changing Room, Sticks and Bones, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and many more. During the late 1960s and early 1970s, he started to appear in New York television regularly mostly in soap opera-like Another World, Search for Tomorrow, and One Life To Live. Charles Siebert will be always remembered by his loved ones.