Days Alum Lewis Dauber Dead at 70
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Saying goodbye to another soap opera actor.
Soaps.com regrets to report that Days of our Lives alum and character actor Lewis Dauber (Frank) passed away as a result of liver cancer at the age of 70 on Thursday October 3 in Pacific Palisades, California. His funeral will be held today, Monday October 7, in Mission Hills, California at the Eden Memorial Park Cemetery.
Born on April 27, 1949, Dauber married Paulette Levin on May 25, 1986. The couple shares two sons, Jeff and Zach.
Dauber attended and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley and went on to have a career in the banking industry selling travelers checks for Citibank. His first documented role came in 1984 on the television series AfterMASH as Harry. He had guest appearances on The Fall Guy, in which he played three different characters, Murray, Charlie and Chip and turned up on Knots Landing twice as Thomas and a coroner. Dauber continued to have guest-starring roles on popular series throughout the 1980s including The A-Team as a designer, The Twilight Zone as Lou Calderon, The Facts of Life as Floyd Barton and Newhart as a tourist. The 1990s brought more roles for Dauber, who appeared on Who’s the Boss as Reverend Markham, Seinfeld as a doorman, and Married… with Children as a sketch artist, as well as on the primetime soapy series Beverly Hills 90210 as Mr. Burnett and Melrose Place as a minister. His one and only daytime role was playing Frank on NBC’s Days of our Lives in 1993.
Soaps.com sends Dauber’s wife Paulette, his sons Jeff and Zach, extended family and friends our deepest condolences. Join us in remembering other soap opera actors who we’ve lost in 2019 in the gallery below…