American Gladiators star dies at 49

In 1992, Reherman made his first professional acting appearance as an unnamed football player in the television show Columbo

Lee Reherman

American Gladiators star, Lee Reherman has been reported dead at his residence in Manhattan Beach, California, on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

According to TMZ, the actor's girlfriend found him unconscious in their home on Tuesday morning.

The actor had voiced some complaints about "not feeling well" within the last week and had undergone a hip replacement surgery a few weeks ago.

The Gladiator TV's official Twitter account, as well as his old pal Dean Cain, mourned Reherman on Tuesday.

Along with American Gladiators, Reherman is best known for guest-starring on numerous television shows.

In 1992, Reherman made his first professional acting appearance as an unnamed football player in the television show Columbo.

He most recently starred as a secret service agent, Ross Hardison, on the CW series 'The First Family ' from 2012 to 2015.

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