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Screen great Eli Wallach dies, 98

1 of 1 Eli Wallach and his wife of 66 years Anne Jackson at the 2011 Oscars
Eli Wallach and his wife of 66 years Anne Jackson at the 2011 Oscars

Eli Wallach, the screen legend best known for his role as Tuco in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, has died. He was 98.

In a career spanning over 60 years on stage and screen, Wallach was an Emmy, BAFTA and Tony winner, a Golden Globe and Grammy nominee and the recipient of an honorary Oscar.

Among his many film credits were The Magnificent Seven, The Misfits, The Hunter, The Godfather: Part III and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.

On television he appeared in Batman, Kojak, Highway to Heaven, Murder, She Wrote, Law & Order and ER.

A World War Two veteran, he is survived by his wife of 66 years, actress and co-star Anne Jackson, and children Katherine, Roberta and Peter.

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