'Coach' actor Jerry Van Dyke dead at 86

According to TMZ, Van Dyke died on Friday afternoon at his Arkansas ranch.

Dick Van Dyke's younger brother - has died at 86, TMZ reports.

It's said that the actor's health has been on the decline since being involved in a serious auto accident about two-years ago.

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We're told Dick visited them at the ranch over the Christmas holiday.

He started his career he performing at military bases around the world before transitioning to the screen.

Jerry Van Dyke was the younger brother of Dick Van Dyke. Van Dyke earned four consecutive Emmy nominations thanks to his comedy chops on the series. Coach Luther Van Dam with Craig T Nelson. (1963), "Angel in My Pocket" (1969) and his final film, "Moon Ring" (2010). In recent years, he performed in roles on "Yes Dear" and "The Middle".

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Family reports Van Dyke had suffered health issues related to a vehicle accident in 2015.

He is survived by his older brother Dick Van Dyke as well as numerous children and grandchildren.

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