Veteran Actor Orson Bean Killed in Venice Pedestrian Accident at Venice Boulevard and Shell Avenue

Actor Orson Bean Hit and Killed by Car at Venice Boulevard and Shell Avenue in Los Angeles


Venice, California (February 8, 2020) – A pedestrian who died after being struck by a car in Venice, Los Angeles, on Friday has been identified as 91-year-old veteran actor Orson Bean.

Los Angeles Police Department said the fatal pedestrian accident happened in the area of Venice Boulevard and Shell Avenue, in front of the Pacific Resident Theatre, at about 7:35 p.m. February 7.

Bean was walking in the area and was clipped by a passing car.

Witnesses said a second vehicle also struck the pedestrian.

Mr. Orson Bean, whose acting career spanned back to the 1950s, was killed in the accident.

The California Highway Patrol said both drivers stayed at the scene.

Bean made more than 100 appearances in television and films such as “Miracle on 34th Street,”  “Desperate Housewives,” “Modern Family,” “Being John Malkovich,”  and “The Bold and the Beautiful.”

Mr. Bean is survived by his wife and fellow actress Alley Mills.

No additional information was provided.

An investigation into the accident is ongoing.

Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”

Mr. Khodaverdian is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.