(NBCNEWS) — LOS ANGELES — Actor Dean Jones, best known for his acting work in such Disney films as "The Love Bug" and "That Darn Cat," died of Parkinson's disease Tuesday in Los Angeles. He was 84.
In addition to his appearances in films such as "Under the Yum-Yum Tree," "The Shaggy D.A.," "The Million Dollar Duck," "Snowball Express," "Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo" and "Beethoven," Jones also had roles in five Broadway shows and appeared in numerous television series and specials. He appeared in 46 films over the course of his career.
The actor made his Broadway debut in "There Was a Little Girl" with Jane Fonda in 1960, and went on to star in Broadway's "Under the Yum-Yum Tree" that same year, before starring in the 1963 film adaptation with Jack Lemmon.
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