Skip to comments.'Frasier' dad John Mahoney dead at 77
Posted on 02/05/2018 4:36:26 PM PST by ConservativeStatement
Feb. 5 (UPI) -- SAG- and Tony-winning actor John Mahoney died in Chicago at the age of 77, his publicist announced Monday.
The publicist confirmed to TMZ Mahoney's death in hospice care Sunday. No cause was specified in the report.
"Frasier" was one of the few TV shows I enjoyed from recent years.
I just saw this! So sad! We LOVE that show. Watch it on Hulu all the time. If we just have a half hour to watch something we often choose a Frasier episode. Best writing in tv.
He was amazing on this show. He was actually a gay actor from Manchester, England with a heavy accent. He OWNED that tough sweet American wounded cop role. So well done. His accent was so good most people dont know he was British. Absolutely amazing. And if you see the outtakes the guy had a wicked sense of humor.
Rest In Peace, you brought us many hours of joy.
I liked him in a movie he did with Bruce Willis and Sarah Jessica Parker back in the early 90s, “Striking Distance”.
he was in “Eight Men Out” too. I thought he was great in that.
That's the sister of Kelsey Grammer.
And that scum is the guy who abducted her, then over the course of DAYS, tortured her to death.
For no reason.
I read somewhere a long time back that he had cancer. Certainly haven’t seen that one blurb repeated, or even confirmed.
He was in MOONSTRUCK, as well, with Cher and Nicolas Cage, Olivia Dukakis, and other great stars.
I agree about the show’s writing. I didn’t know the actor was British-born. His off-camera laugh when he found out Frasier’s male co-worker had a romantic interest with the unknowing Frasier was priceless.
I always thought the best ones on Frazier were Niles, Martin and Roz.
Man! I love Marty! RIP See you at Dukes
I haven’t seen Frasier in so long, but I remember when that was “must-see TV”. I liked him in the movie “She’s the One.”
He was a fag? Darn. My favorite episode was when he got free tickets to Sonics games when Niles was hypno helping the star player. The other was when Frasier tried to get rid of the CHAIR.
And the tone of the episode turned dramatic when he said “I was on that chair when Neil Armstrong walked on the moon. I was on that chair when USA hockey team won in 80. and I was on that chair when I brought you boys home after birth from the hospital”.
RIP funny man.
Thanks for the MANY laughs.
Enjoyed his work. RIP.
Well, they are back together again. RIP.
Fun Fact: John Mahoney wasn't really old enough to be Kelsey Grammar's father, so they gave him a cane and a limp.
Fun Fact: John Mahoney actually was born closer to Manchester, England, than Jane Leeves,whose character was supposed to be from there.
You mentioned his sister. Are the other deaths factual?
And “Barton Fink”. Great film.
Interesting. IIRC, the mother on Good Times was 20 years older in real life than her TV husband.
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