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R.I.P. Robert Loggia

4 December 2015 2:27 PM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Veteran character actor Robert Loggia has died at his home in Los Angeles today at the age of 85. Loggia had been battling Alzheimer's Disease for five years and leaves behind his widow Audrey with whom he had been married for over three decades, three children, and a stepchild.

Starring in his first films back in the late 1950s, worked right up until this year with his last role being in the Canadian horror drama "Sicilian Vampire". Along the way he scored peer recognition including an Oscar nominated turn in the 1986 courtroom thriller "Jagged Edge" alongside Glenn Close and Jeff Bridges, and an Emmy nominated role as the lead in the detective drama series "Mancuso, F.B.I.".

His resume includes key roles in some major movies that ran the gamut in terms of critical and public appeal. Amongst the more notable titles are the likes of "Big," "Scarface, "Independence Day, »

- Garth Franklin

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Oscar-Nominated Actor Robert Loggia Dies at 85

4 December 2015 2:15 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Robert Loggia, a durable and versatile tough guy actor in movies and TV shows including Brian De Palma’s 1983 drama “Scarface” and “Big,” died Friday at his home in Los Angeles, his widow Audrey confirmed to Variety. He was 85.

Loggia had been battling Alzheimer’s Disease for the past five years, according to his widow. They had been married for 33 years.

He was nominated for a supporting actor Academy Award for “Jagged Edge” in 1986 for his portrayal of  blunt private detective Sam Ransom.

Loggia’s most notable film credits included “An Officer and a Gentleman,” “Prizzi’s Honor,” “Independence Day,” David Lynch’s “Lost Highway” and “Big,” in which he played a toy company owner and performed a memorable duet on a giant foot-operated piano with Tom Hanks. He played Miami drug lord Frank Lopez in “Scarface.”

Loggia was nominated for an Emmy in 1989 for his portrayal of FBI agent »

- Dave McNary

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