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    Gary Collins, Television Host and Actor, Dead at 74

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    Gary Collins, known for his roles on TV series The Sixth Sense and The Wackiest Ship in the Army, has died at the age of 74.

    The television and radio star passed away from natural causes at 12:56 a.m. Saturday morning in Biloxi, Miss., Harrison County deputy coroner Brian Switzer confirmed to E! News.

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    The Southern California native developed a love for acting after enlisting in the Army, according to IMDb.com, and went on to perform as a radio and television host for the Armed Forces Network.

    Collins' acting career kicked off from there, with bit roles in Yes, Dear, Dirty Sexy Money, and Burke's Law in many others.

    He also became known for his "easygoing" hosting style, according to the site, serving as host of the Miss America pageant and Hour Magazine in the 1980s.

    —Reporting by Marcus Mulick

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