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Actor Mike Hagerty, who starred in ‘Friends’ and ‘Somebody Somewhere’, has died. He was 67 years old.
Hagerty’s co-star Bridget Everett shared the news on social media on Friday.
“With great sadness, the family of Michael G. Hagerty announces his death yesterday in Los Angeles,” Everett wrote in an Instagram post.
In his tribute article, Everett, who starred in “Somebody Somewhere,” called Hagerty “a beloved character actor, his love for his hometown of Chicago and his family were the cornerstones of his life.
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“Mike, a devoted husband, is survived by his wife Mary Kathryn, his sister Mary Ann Hagerty [and] his wife Kathleen O’Rourke and their daughter Meg. He will be greatly missed,” she added.
A cause of death has not been released.
Hagerty is perhaps best known for playing the building superintendent in “Friends.” He also played the role of farmer Ed Miller in “Somebody Somewhere”. Miller was the father of Everett’s character.
Everett shared a second Instagram post dedicated to Hagerty with images of the two of them over the years.
“I loved Mike from the moment I met him,” she wrote. “He was so special. Warm, funny, never met a stranger. We are devastated that he passed away. Mike was adored by the entire cast and crew of Somebody Somewhere. Our hearts go out to his wife and his family.”
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Instagram users left their condolences in Everett’s comments section. Chelsea Handler wrote a single, “Oh no.” Lennon Parham wrote, “Loved by so many. Sending love to them all.”
In a statement obtained by Fox News Digital, HBO shared its condolences.
“We are deeply saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Mike Hagerty,” the statement read.
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“A member of the HBO family for many years, his most recent role as Bridget Everett’s father on ‘Somebody Somewhere’ showcased his particular talent for bringing heart to a performance. Mike was a joy to work with and has brought warmth and kindness to all who knew him.We send our deepest condolences to his family and friends.
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