Sunday, January 18, 2009

Bob May "Lost in Space Robot" dies

Bob May, who was the man inside the robot suit on "Lost is Space" has died at the age of 69. He died Sunday January 18 of congestive heart failure. He was an actor, stuntman who appeared in movies, TV, and even the vaudeville stage. He got the job on Lost in Space only because they were looking for someone who fill into the robot suit and he was on the studio lot that day. Bob was the grandson of Chic Johnson, of Olsen and Johnson comedy team fame "Hellzapoppin" He did not provide the famous "Warning Warning" line from the show. 1939-2009