Actor-comedian Orson Bean, 91, dies of traffic injuries Posted in: Opinions Actor-comedian Orson Bean died Friday, Feb. 7, in a traffic accident. He as 91-years-old. Bean was the father of Susie Breitbart, the wife of the late Andrew Breitbart. “The actor took it upon himself to become an intellectual mentor to his son-in-law, as well as a kindred spirit. Bean introduced Andrew Breitbart ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!