Hollywood is mourning a great star.
Peter ScolariHe was first famous for his role in classic sitcoms, including Newhart Bosom BuddiesHis manager, Claude, announced his death on Friday, October 22 after a two-year battle against cancer. Ellen Lubin SanitskyCelebHomes News has confirmed his statement. He was 66.
Throughout his career, Scolari accumulated an incredible résumé of credits and won an Emmy in 2016 for his portrayal of Tad Horvath, the father of main character Hannah (played by Lena Dunham) on Girls.
His guest roles include appearances in numerous other TV shows. The Good Fight? Murphy Brown? The West Wing? ER? Gotham? Law & Order: SVU? Ally McBealHoney I Shrunk the Kids: The TV ShowAmongst many others.
After hearing the news of his tragic death, tributes began to pour in from those who worked alongside him.
Harvey FiersteinScolari was starred with, who starred as Scolari in the musical. HairsprayIn the early aughts, it was already possible to start. tweeted“Sad news to hear that Peter Scolari lost his fight with cancer.” There was no sweeter man on this planet.