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Disney star Dean Jones dies at 84

Actor Dean Jones, who starred in classic Disney family comedies like That Darn Cat! and The Love Bug, has died. He was 84.

Jones died on September 1 of complications from Parkinson’s disease in LA, publicist Richard Hoffman announced, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Jones’ film grosses exceeded USD 960 million, Hoffman noted. The actor was inducted into the Disney 
Legends Hall of Fame in 1995.

A leading man with a light comic touch, Jones also appeared in the Disney films The Million Dollar Duck (1971), Snowball Express (1972) and the sequel Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)  as well as in the CBS series that it spawned ? and in another family classic, Beethoven (1992).
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