'Ty-D-Bol man' Dan Resin dead at 79

  |   Aug. 2, 2010 at 9:37 PM
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. actor and TV pitchman Dan Resin has died of complications of Parkinson's disease, his family said. He was 79.

Born Daniel Wrzesien, he was best known for his "Ty-D-Bol" commercials and portrayal of obnoxious Dr. Beeper in the big-screen comedy classic "Caddyshack."

He also appeared in the films "Wise Guys," "The Sunshine Boys" and "The Man with One Red Shoe."

A member of the original New York casts of "Once Upon a Mattress" and "My Fair Lady," Resin died Saturday, E! News said.

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