Washington: Efrem Zimbalist Jr. who established mark in two of television's most popular series, "77 Sunset Strip" and "The F.B.I.," has passed away at age 95.

He played the role of handsome Inspector Lewis Erskine in the huge hit show in the ''60s and ''70s, TMZ.com reported.

Effrem also had a recurring role in his daughter's own successful show in "Remington Steele" in the ''80s.