Thursday, September 17, 2009

Henry Gibson Dead at Age 73

Comedic actor Henry Gibson has died at age 73.

The TV and film star lost his battle with cancer and passed away at his home in Malibu, California on Monday.

A stalwart of film and the small screen, with a career spanning over 40 years, Gibson made his name when he appeared in 1960s series Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In.

He went on to enjoy parts in the original version of The Nutty Professor, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, The Blues Brothers (pictured) and most recently The Wedding Crashers.

Gibson enjoyed a recurring role as Judge Clarence Brown on the hit show Boston Legal.

He also released two comedy albums.

He is survived by his sons and two grandchildren.

1 comment:

  1. Aw. I had a crush on him when I was a wee thing watching Laugh-In reruns on summer afternoon TV...