Cliff Emmich, 'Little House on the Prairie' and 'Payday' actor, dead at 85

"Fonzie's Funeral Part 2" 2/27/79 Richard Moll, Gino Conforti, Cliff Emmich (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/Disney General Entertainment Content via Getty Images)

Cliff Emmich, "Little House on the Prairie" and "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot" actor, has died. He was 85.

A representative for Emmich confirmed with Fox News Digital of his death and said the actor suffered from a health battle. 

"My client and friend for over fifty years lost his battle with lung cancer… He passed at his home in Valley Village on Monday," his rep said in a statement.

Emmich was best known for his roles in "Payday" and "Halloween II."


Cliff Emmich during Creation Entertainment Presents Fangoria's 2006 Weekend Of Horrors - Day Two at Burbank Airport Hilton in Burbank, CA, United States. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/WireImage)

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