Biography - A Short Wiki
Most remembered for playing Dr. Zachary Smith on the science fiction series, Lost in Space.
He obtained his degree in Pharmacology from Fordham University in New York in 1936.
Later in life, he transitioned almost entirely to voice-over roles, and lent his talents to programs including Channel Umptee-3, The Banana Splits,Rainbow Brite, Darkwing Duck and Happily Ever After.
How did Jonathan Harris die?
Two months before the reunion TV movie Lost in Space: The Journey Home was set to film, Harris was taken to the hospital with what he thought was a back problem. On November 3, 2002, he died of a blood clot to the heart, just three days before his 88th birthday.
|Cause of death||a blood clot to the heart|
|Age of death||87 years|
|Birthday||November 6, 1914|
|Death date||November 3, 2002|
|Place of death||Encino, Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"That was the first time ever in history that anybody got Special Guest Star. I started that whole nonsense."Jonathan Harris
"I wish you well and I hope it will be a huge hit, because that would be very good for me. And if, God forbid, it's a terrible flop, well that would be very good for me."Jonathan Harris