The star of "The Equalizer," which was on CBS from the mid-to-the-late 1980s, has died, the U.K. publication The Mirror reports.
British actor Edward Woodward was 79 when he passed away this past weekend. Woodward had been hospitalized and was suffering from a variety of illnesses, including pneumonia. On the big screen, Woodward was a major star in "Breaker Morant" and "The Wicker Man."
In "The Equalizer" Woodward played former secret agent Robert McCall. Woodward won a Golden Globe Best Actor Award in 1987 for playing the part.
— Allison J. Waldman