'Maude' star Bill Macy dead at 97

Actor Bill Macy arrives at the premiere of DreamWorks' "Surviving Christmas" at the Chinese Theater on Oct. 14, 2004 in Los Angeles, Calif. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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Beloved U.S. TV star Bill Macy has died, aged 97.

The actor made his mark as Walter Findlay on Norman Lear’s All in the Family spinoff Maude, alongside Bea Arthur.

The sitcom ran from 1972 to 1978.

Macy also appeared in cult 1979 comedy movie The Jerk and the films My Favorite Year, Me, Myself and I, Analyze This, and The Holiday, among others.

As well as Maude, Macy’s TV credits included roles on Law & Order, St. Elsewhere, Chicago Hope, The Facts of Life, and Seinfeld.