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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.
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, »
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