23 March 2014 5:41 PM, PDT | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Actor James Rebhorn has died at the age of 65, he played numerous roles in his career, many will recognize his roles in Seinfeld, Meet the Fockers and most recently, Homeland on Showtime. The star - best known for playing Frank Mathison, the father of intelligence officer Carrie Mathison in the hit TV drama - has sadly passed away from a long battle with skin cancer, TMZ reports. James is said to have died in his home on Friday night after his condition ''drastically worsened'' over the past weeks. Aside from starring opposite Claire Danes in 'Homeland', the actor will be remembered for his roles in big Hollywood blockbusters, including 'Scent of a Woman' alongside Al Pacino and playing Secretary of Defence Albert Nimziki in 'Independence Day'. James began his career in the 50s and notched up parts in multiple TV shows including 'Third Watch', »

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