James MacArthur, Danno Cast in Hawaii Five-0, Dead at 72

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    James MacArthur, who played Danno in Hawaii Five-0 died of natural causes in Florida on Thursday, MacArthur was most recognized for his role as Detective Danny "Danno" Williams on Hawaii Five-0, He was in 11 seasons of the show which aired from 1968 to 1980 — one of the longest-running crime shows in television history. as well as the 1997 pilot for a revamped 'Hawaii Five-0' starring Gary Busey (if you can imagine that), Russell Wong, and Steven Flynn. He played the same character, but Danno had become governor of Hawaii.

    MacArthur attended Harvard University, but dropped out to pursue an acting career. Some of his early credits include the Disney films 'Swiss Family Robinson,' and appeared in several other movies over the years, including 'Kidnapped,' 'Battle of the Bulge,' 'The Bedford Incident,' and 'Hang 'Em High.' Over four decades, MacArthur racked up roles in movies and television.

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