Eli Wallach: US character actor dies aged 98

US actor Eli Wallach has been in the movies for six decades. Credit: Mehdi Taamallah/ABACA

US film actor Eli Wallach has died at the age of 98, the New York Times reports.

Wallach featured in westerns such as the Magnificent Seven and The Good, The Bad and the Ugly and also portrayed a mafia don in The Godfather Part III.