Summary: actor who played Adrian Monk's long-suffering psychiatrist Dr. Charles Kroger on the USA Network TV detective series Monk, where he dispensed advice during weekly therapy sessions with Monk (played Tony Shalhoub), a brilliant but neurotic private detective with obsessive-compulsive disorder, who had a nearly 40-year acting career (much of it on TV) and had played more than 100 supporting guest roles on many other shows, including The Golden Girls, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and Days of Our Lives.
Cause of Death: Heart attack
Born: January 1, 1943
Died: April 8, 2008
Location: Hollywood Hills, California