Character actor Frank Alesia died of natural causes in Carlsbad, California on February 27th. He was 65 years old.
Alesia was born Born in Chicago, Illinois and came to Hollywood in 1964 and first appeared in Bikini Beach from Frankie Avalon-Annette Funicello films and Beach Blanket Bingo as well as the 1966 comedic horror The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini.
Other appearances include That Girl, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., Room 222, The Flying Nun and The Odd Couple.
Frank Alesia also served as a director on Captain Kangaroo as well as an executive consultant on Laverne and Shirley.
He is survived by his wife Sharon, two children and his sister Lucille.