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David Margulies, the Mayor in 'Ghostbusters', Passes Away at 78

12 January 2016 4:54 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

With just seven months until the new Ghostbusters hits the big screen, a star from the beloved original movies has passed away. Entertainment Weekly is reporting that actor David Margulies, who played New York City Mayor Lenny Clotch in both 1984's Ghostbusters and the 1989 sequel Ghostbusters 2, has passed away at the age of 78 in New York City. The actor's agent Mary Harden confirmed the news, revealing that he passed from a lengthy battle with an undisclosed illness.

David Margulies was born February 19, 1937 in Brooklyn, and after graduating from City College, he made his off-Broadway debut in 1958 with a role in the production Golden 6. His first film appearance came in 1971's A New Leaf, and he would go on to star in films like All That Jazz, Dressed to Kill, and Times Square before landing the role of New York Mayor Lenny Clotch in the original Ghostbusters. He delivered the memorable line, »

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David Margulies, Veteran Character Actor Who Played the Mayor in Ghostbusters, Dead at 78

12 January 2016 12:00 PM, PST | | See recent news »

David Margulies, a veteran stage and screen actor who memorably played the Mayor of New York in the Ghostbusters movies, has died, his longtime agent, Mary Harden, confirmed to Deadline. He was 78. Aside from his role as Lenny Clotch - a take-off on real-life New York Mayor Ed Koch - Margulies starred in many films and theater productions. Other recognizable parts included Tony Soprano's lawyer Neil Mink on The Sopranos and the doctor in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. On Broadway, Margulies - a New York native - appeared in Comedians, Brighton Beach Memoirs and Angels In America, to name a few. »

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