Clarence Williams III was an American actor who played the character of Linc Hayes in the police television series died on June 4, 2021. The Mod Squad’s interest in acting began when he visited a Harlem Y.M.C.A., where his sister was working and dropped in to watch a play’s run-through. By the end of the evening, he had been cast in the production. Born in New York City, Williams was the son of a professional musician, Clarence “Clay” Williams Jr., and grandson of jazz and blues composer/pianist Clarence Williams and his singer-actress wife, Eva Taylor. Raised by his paternal grandmother, he became interested in acting after accidentally walking onto a stage at a theater below a Harlem YMCA

He was 81 and survived by a wife, Gloria Foster daughter, Jamey Phillips, and his sister, Sondra Pugh.

Cause of death

Clarence Williams III, the reflectively intense actor who starred as Linc Hayes, a young, hip undercover police officer on ABC’s “The Mod Squad,” died on Friday in Los Angeles. He was 81.

The cause was colon cancer, his manager, Allan Mindel, said.

Clearance Williams III profile summary

Full Name Clearance Williams III
Date of Birth August 21, 1939
Occupation Actor
Marital Status Married, Gloria Foster
No. of Children 1
Date of Death June 4, 2021
Age of Death 81
Cause of Death colon cancer
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