Tim Donnelly's Net Worth At The Time Of His Death May Surprise You

Tim Donnelly has died at the age of 77. In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, Donnelly's older brother, Dennis, confirmed that the actor died of complications from surgery on Friday, September 24, at his home in New Mexico.

Donnelly is best known for playing firefighter Chet Kelly for six seasons on the hit NBC series "Emergency!" between 1972 and 1977. Prior to his retirement from acting in 1984, Donnelly appeared in movies and TV shows including 1957's "Baby Face Nelson," 1978's "The Toolbox Murders," "Hawaii Five-O," "Project U.F.O.," "Vega$," "The A-Team," "The Virginian," "Dragnet 1967," and "Adam-12" (via People).

However, Donnelly is most notable for NBC's "Emergency!," which is set within Station 51 of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. In a statement released on their official website, The Los Angeles County Fire Museum paid tribute to Donnelly. "It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our friend, Tim Donnelly ... Tim, as you know, played Chet Kelly on the show 'Emergency!' among many other roles during his acting career," the statement read.

Fans paid tribute to Tim Donnelly on social media

Per The Hollywood Reporter, Donnelly was born on September 3, 1944, in Los Angeles. His father, Paul Donnelly, was a production vice president at Universal Pictures, while his mother, Eileen, was a stay-at-home mom and the daughter of actor Pat O'Malley. He is survived by his brother and sister, Dennis and Kathleen, his daughter Ashley, and his two grandsons.

Following the announcement of the actor's death, fans took to social media to pay their respects. "Oh gosh! No! Tim Donnelly died! Tim was an amazing actor who played firefighter Chet Kelly on my favorite TV show, Emergency!," one Twitter user wrote."May you Rest In Peace Tim. I will never forget you," they added.

But, what was the actor's net worth at the time of his death? Well, according to Big World Free 4u, Donnelly is estimated to have had a net worth of about $1 million.