Actor Robert Quarry, known for his portrayal of Count Yorga in Count Yorga, Vampire and The Return of Count Yorga has passed away at age 83. A longtime actor , with various television roles ( Perry Mason, Rockford Files, Lone Ranger) he came to prominence in 1970 playing the suave vampire. He also starred in the sequel, as Khorda the vampire in The Deathmaster and opposite Vincent Price in The Abominable Dr. Phibes. He had long suffered heart problems, but his fortunes had taken a bad turn since 1980 when an uninsured driver struck him, leaving him incapacitated for 7 years. He returned to some small b-movie roles in 1987, but health issues had plagued him since that time.