Norman Lloyd Dies: ‘St. Elsewhere’ Actor Whose Screen Career Began With Hitchcock’s ‘Saboteur’ Was 106

If he missed a shot, he would comment, “When I played with Bill Tilden, he would tell me how to improve my backhand. I often played tennis with him until he reached 100. Added Deadline's Peter Bart: “Norman loved spinning stories of his encounters with Charlie Chaplin and other legendary figures with whom he interacted. Feel free to do the same.'"
Lloyd’s close friend, Dean Hargrove, himself a legendary television producer, said: “Norman had a great third act, with an annual birthday party until age 105 filled with notables. He was active until the end, steeped in great stories about the early days of Hollywood and New York theater.”
A family friend confirmed the news to Deadline. Norman Lloyd, the Emmy-nominated veteran actor and producer whose career ranged from radio and Alfred Hitchcock's Saboteur to St. Elsewhere and The Practice, died May 10 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 106.
On television, he directed most of Alfred Hitchcock’s suspense pieces and starred on the NBC medical drama St. Lloyd’s acting career dates back to Orson Welles’ Mercury Theater. Elsewhere.

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