Timothy Scott, a character actor perhaps best remembered for his role as Pea Eye Parker in the "Lonesome Dove" television miniseries, has died. He was 57.
Scott died of lung cancer in Los Angeles on June 14.
Inducted last year into the Cowboy Hall of Fame in honor of his many Western roles, Scott appeared in about 30 feature films, including "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," in which he portrayed News Carver, and "The Electric Horseman," in which he played Leroy Smitley.
He also appeared as Smokey Lonesome in "Fried Green Tomatoes" and Shag Bag in the film "In the Heat of the Night."
On television, Scott portrayed Grover the affable bumpkin in the series "Down Home," which ran on NBC in 1990 and 1991. He also appeared in numerous TV movies and miniseries.