Actor David Denton, best known for his work on the sitcom “Family Guy,” has died.

He was 91.

Denton was born in Boston in 1929.

His father, who owned a dry goods business, died in 1963, and his mother, a schoolteacher, was a member of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.

Denton was the first of six children.

His career as an actor spanned decades, beginning in Hollywood with roles in such films as “A Christmas Story” and “Dazed and Confused.”

He was married three times and divorced his first wife, who died in 1982.

Dentons best known roles were in “The Long Good Friday” and in the film “Birds” (1952), starring William Holden.

He played the title role in “A Little Night Music,” and “The Great Gatsby” (1950).

He also had an extensive filmography, including roles in “Sister Act” (1960), “Benny” (1965), “The Dukes of Hazzard” (1974), “Mamma Mia” (1978), “Patton” (1979), “Tombstone” (1980), “Rocky” (1983), “Hawks Nest” (1989), “In the Mood for Love” (1994), “I Can See for Miles” (1995), “Gangs of New York” (1999), “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” (2001), “Little Miss Sunshine” (2004), “Jurassic Park” (2005), “A Nightmare on Elm Street” (2006), “Ghostbusters” (2008), “Zombieland” (2012), “Star Trek: The Next Generation” (2013), “Kung Fu Panda 3” (2016) and “American Psycho” (2017).

Denton also had a large role in the “Bates Motel” (1986), which earned him a Golden Globe nomination.

He died of lung cancer at his home in Austin, Texas, on Jan. 19.

He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Silverman, his daughter, Ann Silverman-Denton, and son, Brian Denton.