Long-time Family Feud host and Hogan’s Heroes actor Richard Dawson has died in Los Angeles. He was 79 years old.

His son, Gary Dawson, announced Richard’s death via his Facebook page.

“It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my father passed away [Saturday] evening from complications due to esophageal cancer. He was surrounded by his family. He was an amazing talent, a loving husband, a great dad and a doting grandfather. He will be missed but always remembered.”

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