Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.Forrest Compton, the actor who played Co. Edward Gray on “Gomer Pyle, USMC” and Mike Karr in “The Edge of Night,” passed away on Sunday. He was 94.The cause was complications from the coronavirus, the Shelter Island Reporter shared. The death was confirmed by close friends.The Reading, Pa., native served with the 103rd Infantry Division in France during World War II, The Hollywood Reporter revealed. Compton went on to enroll in Swarthmore College where he studied pre-law and political science before taking on English, Deadline.com reported.Afterward, Compton began acting in school theater productions. Once he graduated, Compton studied acting at the Yale Drama School alongside classmate Paul Newman.Compton is recognized by fans as no-nonsense Col. Gray in “Gomer Pyle,” which aired on CBS from 1964 until 1969. The show, which starred Jim Nabors, Frank Sutton and Ronnie Schell, chronicled the misadventures of a bumbling U.S. Marine named Gomer Pyle (Nabors).’ALIENS’ ACTOR JAY BENEDICT DEAD AT 68 DUE TO CORONAVIRUS COMPLICATIONS Forrest Compton appearing on the soap opera ‘Edge of Night,’ circa 1984. (Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images)MARIANNE FAITHFULL HOSPITALIZED FOR CORONAVIRUS IN LONDONCompton went


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