Martin E. Brooks, who appeared regularly on "The Six Million Dollar Man" and "Dallas" as well as Broadway and soap operas, died Monday in Los Angeles of natural causes at age 90.
Brooks was best-known for playing Dr. Rudy Wells on the 1970s series "The Six Million Dollar Man,” its spin-off, "The Bionic Woman," and several reunion movies that followed, including “Bionic Ever After?” the final installment. Dr. Wells was responsible for maintaining the characters' bionic parts.
His other TV credits included "The Philco Television Playhouse" in the 1950s; "Combat!" in the 1960s; as Edgar Randolph on “Dallas” in the 1980s; and the dual role of Vernon/Ted Burton on "Knots Landing" in the 1990s.
He also played Dr. Arthur Bradshaw on the ABC daytime serial "General Hospital."
On the stage, Brooks appeared in "An Enemy of the People" and "I Am a Camera."
"Marty was the eternal optimist. He only looked at the good things in life," said Jon Landau, producer of "Titanic" and "Avatar" and a longtime friend.