Veteran character actor Christopher Allport, whose recent credits included
(playing Pete Campbell's father) and
Commander in Chief
, was among the three victims of last week's avalanche near the Mountain High ski resort in the San Gabriel (California) mountains. An experienced backcountry sportsman, Allport had been skiing out of bounds, and was found under 10 feet of snow, the
Los Angeles Times
reports. Allport was 60.