Quicklinks
Top Links
biography by votes awardsNewsDeskmessage board
Filmographies
overviewby type by year by ratings by votes awards by genre by keyword
Biographical
biography other works publicity photo galleryNewsDeskmessage board
External Links
official sites miscellaneous photographs sound clips video clips

Connect with IMDb



2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002

17 items from 2017


Miguel Ferrer, Character Actor Extraordinaire, Passes Away at 61

16 hours ago | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Actor Miguel Ferrer, known for a variety of distinctive roles in movies and television shows, has passed away, according to Variety. He was 61. The son of Jose Ferrer and Rosemary Clooney and cousin of George Clooney began his entertainment career as a musician before turning to acting, landing his first role in 1981. He began popping up in television shows and movies, then broke through in a big way as the nasty and ambitious corporate stooge Bob Morton in RoboCop (above). Note: clip below is Nsfw due to explicit language and bloody violence.   He showed a different side of his acting personality as FBI Agent Albert Rosenfield on TV's Twin Peaks, a forensic analyst with a cutting sense of humor.   In Steven Soderbergh's Traffic, Ferrer was...

Read More

»

- Peter Martin

Permalink | Report a problem


Miguel Ferrer, Character Actor Extraordinaire, Passes Away at 61

20 January 2017 7:14 AM, PST | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

Actor Miguel Ferrer, known for a variety of distinctive roles in movies and television shows, has passed away, according to Variety. He was 61. The son of Jose Ferrer and Rosemary Clooney and cousin of George Clooney began his entertainment career as a musician before turning to acting, landing his first role in 1981. He began popping up in television shows and movies, then broke through in a big way as the nasty and ambitious corporate stooge Bob Morton in RoboCop (above). Note: clip...

Read More

Read Comments »

- affiliates@fandango.com

Permalink | Report a problem


Tributes paid to Miguel Ferrer by Jennie Kermode - 2017-01-20 14:20:42

20 January 2017 6:20 AM, PST | eyeforfilm.co.uk | See recent eyeforfilm.co.uk news »

Kyle MacLachlan and Miguel Ferrer in Twin Peaks

Actor Miguel Ferrer has died at the age of 61, it was announced last night. The much-loved actor, who made his breakthrough in the original RoboCop, had recently completed work on a new series of David Lynch's cult hit Twin Peaks. "Agent Rosenfield, I love you. Rip. – Coop," tweeted co-star Kyle MacLachlan.

Although he mostly played bit parts, Ferrer's charisma and dry humour won him a devoted fan following. He was the son of 1950 Oscar winner José Ferrer and singer Rosemary Clooney. "Miguel made the world brighter and funnier and his passing is felt so deeply in our family that events of the day... pale in comparison," said George Clooney, his cousin, referring to the fact that to most Americans today will always be bout a presidential inauguration but to his family it will be about the loss of their loved one. »

- Jennie Kermode

Permalink | Report a problem


"RoboCop" - Rip 'Bob Morton'

19 January 2017 3:49 PM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Actor Miguel Ferrer, who played 'Bob Morton' in director Paul Vehoevens' 1987 feature "RoboCop", died today at the age of 61:

Ferrer was the son of actor Jose Ferrer and singer Rosemary Clooney.

"...in "RoboCop", Ferrer played 'Bob Morton', the man who came up with the idea for an 'Ocp' robotic police officer, using a boardroom incident as an opportunity to convince the company to approve his 'RoboCop' program, personally overseeing RoboCop's development. 

This includes RoboCop's marksmanship, tracking and record/playback functions, then, when testing in complete, orders him to recite his 'Prime Directives'. RoboCop is pronounced ready for the streets soon thereafter..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek Miguel Ferrer as 'Bob Morton'...

»

- Michael Stevens

Permalink | Report a problem


Miguel Ferrer: 7 Things to Know About the Late Actor

19 January 2017 3:08 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

A version of this article originally appeared on EW.com.

NCIS: Los Angeles star Miguel Ferrer died of cancer on Thursday at the age of 61. His acting career, which spanned more than four decades, included film roles in everything from RoboCop to Traffic, with a wide array of television guest appearances in addition to his series regular roles on the NCIS spin-off and Crossing Jordan.

Here are some facts to know about the beloved character actor.

1. He comes from a famous family.

Ferrer was born in 1955 to Puerto Rican actor Jose Ferrer and singer Rosemary Clooney, making George Clooney his cousin. »

- nstonepeople

Permalink | Report a problem


Legendary NCIS: Los Angeles actor Miguel Ferrer has passed away at age 61

19 January 2017 3:03 PM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Moments ago, the sad news of actor Miguel Ferrer’s passing has cast a shadow on an already intense afternoon. Famous for lending his unique talents to a wide array of both live-action and animated film projects, the legendary actor passed on after fighting to the end against cancer. He was 61-years-old. As the son of Oscar-winning Cyrano de Bergerac actor Jose Ferrer and Rosemary Clooney... Read More »

- Steve Seigh

Permalink | Report a problem


Miguel Ferrer, Twin Peaks and RoboCop Star, Passes Away at 61

19 January 2017 2:46 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Another Hollywood great passed away today, as the entertainment community mourns the loss of Miguel Ferrer. The character actor was best known for his roles on Twin Peaks, Crossing Jordan and, most recently, NCIS: Los Angeles. He died today at the age of 61. The actor had been battling cancer for quite some time before succumbing to the disease. We have gathered a number of tweets sent out in tribute to the late actor, plus a statement from his cousin, George Clooney.

Miguel Ferrer was born February 7, 1955 in Santa Monica, California, USA, the son of two famous actors, Jose Ferrer and Rosemary Clooney, and cousin to George Clooney. Miguel and his cousin George Clooney were very close, and People.com received a statement from George Clooney, in regards to the late actor's passing. Here's what George Cloone had to say about his cousin's untimely death.

"Today history will mark giant changes in our world, »

- MovieWeb

Permalink | Report a problem


NCIS: Los Angeles' Miguel Ferrer Dies at 61

19 January 2017 2:43 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Miguel Ferrer passed away peacefully in his home today. He was 61. The actor, who was battling cancer, was surrounded by his close family and friends including his wife Lori, sons Lukas and Rafi, and his brothers and sisters.  Ferrer appeared in more than 40 movies and numerous TV roles, including NCIS: Los Angeles.  Born to Academy Award-winning actor José Ferrer and singer Rosemary Clooney on February 7, 1955, the star always showed an interest in both acting and music. Actor George Clooney, who was first cousins with the star, released the following statement:  "Today history will mark giant changes in our world, and lost to most will be that on the same day »

Permalink | Report a problem


Newswire: R.I.P. Miguel Ferrer

19 January 2017 2:20 PM, PST | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

According to Deadline, actor Miguel Ferrer—probably best known to A.V. Club readers for his work on Twin Peaks, though he also had prominent roles on NCIS: Los Angeles, Crossing Jordan, and in RoboCop—has died today after a battle with cancer. He was 61.

Born in Santa Monica, California in 1955, Ferrer was the son of Academy Award-winner José Ferrer and Rosemary Clooney, making him the first cousin of George Clooney. Deadline says he was “an accomplished drummer” before he became an actor, having recorded with The Who’s Keith Moon and toured with his mother and Bing Crosby. His first acting job came in 1981, when he appeared on an episode of Magnum, P.I., and he began getting more and more frequent gigs throughout the ‘80s.

Ferrer is known for a handful of memorable roles, and the first of them came in 1987, when he appeared ...

»

- Sam Barsanti

Permalink | Report a problem


‘NCIS: Los Angeles’, ‘Twin Peaks’ Star Miguel Ferrer Has Passed Away At 61

19 January 2017 1:56 PM, PST | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

Miguel Ferrer has passed away from cancer at 61-years-old. The “NCIS: Los Angeles” star’s rep confirmed the sad news to Et Canada on Thursday. The son of Hollywood star Jose Ferrer (“Cyrano de Bergerac”) and famed singer Rosemary Clooney, Ferrer appeared in numerous films and TV series throughout his acting career that began in the 1980s […] »

- Brent Furdyk

Permalink | Report a problem


R.I.P. Miguel Ferrer (1955 – 2017)

19 January 2017 1:41 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

American actor Migiel Ferrer has passed away aged 61 after losing his fight with cancer, Deadline is reporting.

The son of Oscar-winning actor Jose Ferrer and singer Rosemary Clooney, Ferrer began his career in the early 1980s with minor roles in TV shows and films such as Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, before his memorable turn in 1987’s RoboCop, where he played Ocp executive Bob Morton.

He would continue to mix film and TV work, with credits on the likes of Miami Vice, Twin Peaks, Hot Shots: Part Deux, The Stand, Mulan, Traffic, The Manchurian Candidate, Crossing Jordan and NCIS: Los Angeles.

Ferrer also enjoyed a number of comic book-related roles throughout his career, playing the Weather Wizard in the 1997 TV pilot Justice League of America and the Vice President in Iron Man 3, as well as lending his voice to Superman: The Animated Series, The Batman, Justice League: The New Frontier, »

- Gary Collinson

Permalink | Report a problem


Miguel Ferrer, Star of NCIS: Los Angeles and Crossing Jordan, Dies at 61

19 January 2017 1:40 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Miguel Ferrer, who starred on NCIS: Los Angeles and Crossing Jordan, has died, People confirms. He was 61.

Surrounded by close friends and family, the veteran actor passed away Thursday in his home after a battle with cancer.

Born Feb. 7, 1955 to singer and actress Rosemary Clooney and Academy Award winner José Ferrer, the actor  — who was cousin to George Clooney — previously starred as Dr. Garret Macy on CBS’ Crossing Jordan from 2001-07 and starred as Owen Granger on NCIS: Los Angeles from 2012 up until the time of his death.

The veteran actor was given the option of ending his run on »

- Patrick Gomez

Permalink | Report a problem


Miguel Ferrer, ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ Actor, Dies at 61

19 January 2017 1:31 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Miguel Ferrer, the character and voice actor who appeared in shows including “NCIS: Los Angeles” and “Crossing Jordan,” and films such as “RoboCop” and “Iron Man 3,” died on Thursday of throat cancer. He was 61.

Ferrer was the son of top 1950s singer Rosemary Clooney and actor Jose Ferrer, and first cousin to George Clooney. He appeared on “NCIS: Los Angeles” for seven seasons.

George Clooney said Ferrer “made the world brighter and funnier” in a statement obtained by Variety.

“Today history will mark giant changes in our world, and lost to most will be that on the same day Miguel Ferrer lost his battle to throat cancer. But not lost to his family,” Clooney wrote. “Miguel made the world brighter and funnier, and his passing is felt so deeply in our family that events of the day, (monumental  events), pale in comparison. We love you Miguel. We always will. »

- Pat Saperstein

Permalink | Report a problem


Miguel Ferrer, ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ Actor, Dies at 61

19 January 2017 1:31 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Miguel Ferrer, the character and voice actor who appeared in shows including “NCIS: Los Angeles” and “Crossing Jordan,” and films such as “RoboCop” and “Iron Man 3,” died on Thursday of throat cancer. He was 61.

Ferrer was the son of top 1950s singer Rosemary Clooney and actor Jose Ferrer, and first cousin to George Clooney. He appeared on “NCIS: Los Angeles” for seven seasons.

George Clooney said Ferrer “made the world brighter and funnier” in a statement obtained by Variety.

“Today history will mark giant changes in our world, and lost to most will be that on the same day Miguel Ferrer lost his battle to throat cancer. But not lost to his family,” Clooney wrote. “Miguel made the world brighter and funnier, and his passing is felt so deeply in our family that events of the day, (monumental  events), pale in comparison. We love you Miguel. We always will.”

NCIS: Los Angeles »

- Pat Saperstein

Permalink | Report a problem


Miguel Ferrer Dies: ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ & ‘Crossing Jordan’ Star Was 61

19 January 2017 1:15 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Miguel Ferrer, who had played Owen Granger on NCIS: Los Angeles since 2012, co-starred with Jill Hennessy on NBC’s Crossing Jordan  and had a memorable role in the original RoboCop, died today of cancer. He was 61. The son of Oscar-winning actor Jose Ferrer and Rosemary Clooney, and cousin of George Clooney, he was set to reprise his role as FBI Agent Albert Rosenfeld on David Lynch’s revival Twin Peaks, which premieres May 21 on Showtime. “Today, NCIS: Los Angeles lost a… »

Permalink | Report a problem


Miguel Ferrer Dies: ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ & ‘Crossing Jordan’ Star Was 61

19 January 2017 1:15 PM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Miguel Ferrer, who had played Owen Granger on NCIS: Los Angeles since 2012, co-starred with Jill Hennessy on NBC’s Crossing Jordan  and had a memorable role in the original RoboCop, died today of cancer. He was 61. The son of Oscar-winning actor Jose Ferrer and Rosemary Clooney, and cousin of George Clooney, he was set to reprise his role as FBI Agent Albert Rosenfeld on David Lynch’s revival Twin Peaks, which premieres May 21 on Showtime. “Today, NCIS: Los Angeles lost a… »

Permalink | Report a problem


‘Bates Motel’ Trailer: See What Norman Is Up To In Season 5

9 January 2017 2:00 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

There’s very little dialogue in the trailer for the fifth and final season of A&E’s Psycho prequel Bates Motel. Six words to be exact — a call from ‘Mother’: “Norman… dinner” to which Norman (Freddie Highmore) replies, “I’ll be back soon.”  There is much suspense, however, set to the tune of Rosemary Clooney’s 1950s hit “Come On-a My House.” From writers/executive producers Kerry Ehrin and Carlton Cuse, Bates Motel Season 5 picks up almost two years after the death of… »

Permalink | Report a problem


2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002

17 items from 2017


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners