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BREAKING: ‘Carol Burnett Show’ star Lyle Waggoner dies at 84

“The Carol Burnett Show - A Reunion,” featured, from left,  Tim Conway, Harvey Korman, Carol Burnett, Lyle Waggoner and Vicki Lawrence. Waggoner died at age 84.
“The Carol Burnett Show - A Reunion,” featured, from left,  Tim Conway, Harvey Korman, Carol Burnett, Lyle Waggoner and Vicki Lawrence. Waggoner died at age 84.

Credit: Rodney Ho

Credit: Rodney Ho

Lyle Waggoner, a television star best known for his role on the sketch comedy series the "Carol Burnett Show," died Tuesday morning at age 84, TMZ reports.

According to a source close to the family, he died peacefully at home Tuesday morning, after fighting an unspecified sickness.

Waggoner was a prominent actor during the 1960s and 1970s. He appeared on an episode of “Gunsmoke” before landing a job on the “Carol Burnett Show,” where he played various characters for seven years. He also played the role of Steve Trevor in the classic television series “Wonder Woman.”

He continued to make guest appearances in television, but he retired from full-time acting to run a business that leased out trailers to the entertainment industry. Ever the comedian, he named the enterprise after himself with a play on his own name, dubbing it “Star Waggons.”

Waggoner is survived by his wife, Sharon Kennedy, and two sons, Jason and Beau.