Darrell Zwerling, who portrayed the husband of Faye Dunaway in Roman Polanski’s Chinatown has died aged 86.

His death has been confirmed to DialMForMovies by The Julliard School in New York of which he was an Augustus society member.  He died on April 11th 2014.

His most recognisable role is that of Hollis Mulwray, the chief engineer for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, who is tailed by Jack Nicholson’s character at the beginning of the film, only to be found drowned later in a freshwater reservoir. Mr Zwerling also appeared in Grease as teacher ‘Mr Lynch’, and as a doctor in Capricorn One