The actress' dad and Hollywood actor died of cardiac complications in LA.
Ernie Lively, Hollywood actor and actress Blake Lively's dad, died at 74 of heart complications in Los Angeles.
The Gossip Girl star's father started his acting career in 1975 with The Waltons, and then participated in TV shows such as Malibu Shores, The X-Files and That 70s Show, among others.
He also starred in movies such as Mulholland Falls, Passenger 57, and Air America, and co-starred with his daughter, playing his father, in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and its sequel.
Ernie was married for 42 years to Elaine Lively, with whom they share five children: the 33-year-old actress, Eric Lively, Robyn Lively, Lori Lively, and Jason Lively.