Death of Peter Graves

March 18, 1926 - March 14, 2010
Los Angeles, California | Age 83

'Mission: Impossible' star dies at 83
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By BOB THOMAS, Associated Press Writer

LOS ANGELES

Peter Graves, the tall, stalwart actor likely best known for his portrayal of Jim Phelps, leader of a gang of special agents who battled evil conspirators in the long-running television series "Mission: Impossible," died Sunday.

Graves died of an apparent heart attack outside his Los Angeles home, publicist Sandy Brokaw said. He would have been 84 this week.

Graves had just returned from brunch with his wife...

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