Friends Star Ron Leibman Has Died Aged 82

His career spanned over 6 decades

It’s a sad day for Friends fans, as Ron Leibman, most known for playing the character of Rachel Green’s dad, has passed away at the age of 82.

While Ron was probably best known for his snappy, no shit taking role in the much loved sitcom, he also played a number of roles in film, with his Hollywood career spanning over 6 decades.

Winning an Emmy back in 1979 for tv series Kaz, Ron also won a Tony for his portrayal of Roy Cohn in the play ‘Angels In America”.

Releasing a statement, it was revealed that Ron died of pneumonia late last week.

In the statement his agent also said:

“Ron was an incredibly talented actor with a distinguished career in film, TV and theatre. Our thoughts go out to his wife, Jessica, and his family,”.

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