n Brian Keith (Uncle Bill) committed suicide at age 75 on June 24, 1997.
* Sebastian Cabot (Mr. French) died of a stroke at age 69 on Aug. 22, 1977, just six years after CBS dropped the show.
* Anissa Jones (Buffy) died of a drug overdose at age 18 on Aug. 18, 1976.
* Johnnie Whitaker (Jody) was hospitalized for drug dependency. Rebounded to co-star last year in the stage play "Nighty Nite San Francisco."
* Kathy Garver (Cissy, changed to Sissy in the remake) stayed stable and toured Tel Aviv as a stage actor. She had a son, Reid, in 1991.