Don Mitchell (actor)

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Don Mitchell
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Mitchell in 1968.
Born Don Michael Mitchell
(1943-03-17)March 17, 1943
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Died December 8, 2013(2013-12-08) (aged 70)
Encino, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Education UCLA
Occupation Actor
Years active 1965–1993
Spouse(s) Emilie Blake (m. 1969–70) (1 child)
Judy Pace (m. 1972–86) (2 children)

Don Michael Mitchell (March 17, 1943 – December 8, 2013) was an American actor, best known for appearing with Raymond Burr in the NBC television series Ironside (1967-1975). He played the role of Mark Sanger, and reprised the role in the made-for-TV "reunion" film in 1993 – his last TV appearance.


Other television roles include McMillan & Wife and playing Ed Lawrence on the CBS daytime soap opera Capitol. He also appeared as a policeman in Bewitched.

Personal life

From 1969 to 1970, Mitchell was married to the model Emilie Blake, with whom he had a daughter, Dawn Mitchell. In 1972, Mitchell married actress Judy Pace. They divorced in 1986. He and Pace have two daughters; actress Julia Pace Mitchell, who appears on the CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless, and attorney Shawn Meshelle Mitchell.


Mitchell died of natural causes at his home in Encino, Los Angeles on December 8, 2013 at age 70.

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