JACK KELLY DIES, TV'S BART MAVERICK

Published: Sunday, Nov. 8 1992 12:00 a.m. MST

      Jack Kelly, who played Bart Maverick, brother to James Garner's Bret in the popular television series "Maverick," died Saturday at age 65.

      Kelly, who was a councilman and former mayor in this Orange County city, had suffered a stroke on Wednesday. He died at Humana Hospital Huntington Beach, said city spokesman Dave Kelly, who is not related to the actor.Kelly and Garner played dapper cardsharks on the Western, which mixed comedy with drama and ran on ABC-TV from 1957 to 1962.

      Kelly, who came from an acting family, also appeared in several movies, including "Where Danger Lives," "Drive a Crooked Road," "To Hell and Back, "She-Devil" and "Forbidden Planet."

      Kelly was halfway through his third four-year term on the City Council and had been mayor from 1983 to 1986.

      A memorial service was scheduled for Thursday morning.

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