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Chris Wiggins, Friday The 13th: The Series Actor, Has Passed Away

24 February 2017 10:21 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

For years, viewers invited Chris Wiggins into their living rooms to hear his vast knowledge of all things occult on Friday the 13th: The Series, so it is with great sadness that we inform readers that the actor has passed away in Ontario at the age of 87 after a battle with Alzheimer's disease.

According to THR, the news of Wiggins' passing was recently shared in an obituary published in the Toronto Star. His family has requested that loved ones and fans donate to the Alzheimer Society in place of purchasing flowers for his memorial service in mid-March.

Wiggins is perhaps best remembered for his aforementioned role as Jack Marshak in Friday the 13th: The Series. As fans know, instead of Jason Voorhees, the series focused on cursed antiques that had to be tracked down, and Wiggins' character was absolutely vital in helping Micki Foster and Ryan Dallion on their quests, »

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Rest in Peace: Chris Wiggins of Friday the 13th: The Series

24 February 2017 3:50 PM, PST | | See recent Dread Central news »

Sad news is coming out of the Great White North as The Toronto Star has announced that character actor Chris Wiggins, who played occult expert Jack Marshak in the “Friday the 13th” TV series, has passed on. Wiggins was born… Continue Reading →

The post Rest in Peace: Chris Wiggins of Friday the 13th: The Series appeared first on Dread Central. »

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Chris Wiggins, Veteran Character Actor, Dies at 87

24 February 2017 9:53 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Chris Wiggins, a veteran Canadian character and voice actor who appeared in such TV shows as ReGenesis, Redwall and Wojeck and voiced the original Babar, Care Bears and Spiderman cartoons, has died. He was 87.

Wiggins died Feb. 19 in Elora, Ontario, his family announced in the Toronto Star, after a struggle with Alzheimer's disease. He is best known for playing Jack Marshak in the Friday the 13th TV series, Friday's Curse, which ran for three seasons until 1990.

Wiggins also performed the role of Johann Robinson, the father on the 1976 TV series Swiss Family Robinson, and voiced »

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