Sad news in Hollywood. The world of series has been in mourning since the announcement this weekend of the death of Gregory Itzin, a well-known face on the small screen. The comedian died on Friday from complications related to specific emergency surgery people magazine who had confirmation of death from Lisa Gallant, the late actor’s manager. No details have been released on the reasons for this medical operation. “ His love for the arts was second only to his love for his family. Greg had been married to the love of his life, Judie, for 43 years and he had two children who were his joy and pride – Wilke (also an actor) and Julia (an artist) – and a grandson Wylder Gregory , the apple of his eye. He spent his last moments in the midwest with his sister Pamela, his niece and nephew Deidre and Aaron, his great-nephews Claire and Cole as well as his son and grandson “, specified Lisa Gallant.
“ It’s hard to describe the existence of a man who lived fully. My father was known around the world to be a phenomenal actor with a filmography that surpasses the CVs of some famous actors. (…) But people also knew him for his incredible performances on stage. I remember seeing him in the one man show Castaway by Donald Margulies and being amazed that the man on that stage was my father. He loved the theater and even in his last breath he was able to recite Shakespeare (…) I will never have the impression that we spent enough time together. I love you dad and I don’t know what I’m going to do without you. You were loved by all and you will be missed “, wrote his son on Instagram.
“ My friend Greg Itzin passed away today. He was one of the most talented actors I’ve had the honor to work with, but above all, he was a great person. He will be missed by the family 24 Hours Stopwatch who had nothing but love and respect for him “, posted Jon Cassar, the producer of the series, as a tribute. A series in which the late 74-year-old actor made an impression in the role of President Charles Logan. He also appeared in the series Fame, Charlie’s Angels, Santa Barbara, MacGyver, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles Law, Emergencies, Murder One, Life of Five, Profiler, A la Maison Blanche, Friends, Mentalist, Covert Affair, The Resident or NCIS Special Investigations.
On the cinema side, he played in Is there a pilot on the plane ? by David and Jerry Zucker, Young Goodman Brown by Peter George, Paranoid Las Vegas by Terry Gilliam, Original sin by Michel Christophe, Let justice be done by F. Gary Gray or in the Power marches by George Clooney and lincoln by Steven Spielberg.
My friend Greg Itzin passed away today. He was one of the most talented actors I’ve had the honor to work with, but more than that, he was a great guy. He will be missed by his family of 24 who had nothing but love and respect for him. You left your mark, now rest in peace my friend pic.twitter.com/IbrhAQXix2
— Jon Cassar (@joncassar) July 8, 2022