Milestones

DIED Over a peripatetic 40-year career, he appeared in more than 100 TV shows, with small parts in hits such as Beverly Hills, 90210; L.A. Law; and hbo's Six Feet Under. But Stanley Kamel will probably be remembered best for his regular role as devoted but put-upon psychiatrist to Tony Shalhoub's obsessive-compulsive detective in Monk, in its seventh season this summer. "I have what every actor dreams of: a hook," he told TV Guide last year. "I'm the psychiatrist on Monk. Everyone knows who that is." He suffered a heart attack at age 65.

A criminal investigator before he became a...