Richard Belzer was 78 years old. The American actor and humorist died at his residence in Bozouls, in the south-west of France. Asked by the Hollywood Reporter, the writer Bill Scheft revealed that the actor of New York special unit suffered from “numerous health problems”. It also reveals the last words of the actor: “Fuck you, motherfucker”.
“Goodbye my dear, dear friend. I will miss your unique light and your singular vision of this strange world. I feel blessed to have known you, to have adored you and to have worked with you, side by side , for so many years”, paid tribute to Mariska Hargitay on Instagram. And to add: “How lucky the angels are to have you. I can already hear them laughing. I love you so much, now and forever”.
This actor had made his debut in the mythical show Saturday Night Live as a room driver. Then, he chained successful roles in Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. He also played Detective John Munch, first in the Homicide series in 1993, then in New York Judicial Police and finally in New York Special Unit. He announced his retirement in 2013.
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