(credit: AP) Ed Flanders, a “St. Elsewhere” star, played the smart and kind-hearted Dr. Westphall on the acclaimed NBC dramedy. And Flanders (born in 1934) was one of the show’s most decorated actors: an Emmy for “St. Elsewhere”, a Tony for Broadway’s “A Moon For the Misbegotten” and another Emmy for the TV version of the play, and another Emmy for playing president Harry S. Truman. His family said he was suffering from depression for years. He ended his life on February 22, 1995 in Denny, California.