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“Comeback” star Lisa Kudrow confirmed the news on Twitter, adding, “He left us with many wonderful gifts. Most importantly, an example of what a truly good soul looks like.” A cause of death has not yet been reported.
We lost Robert Michael Morris today.He left us with many wonderful gifts, most importantly, an example of what a truly good soul looks like.
— Lisa Kudrow (@LisaKudrow) May 30, 2017
Morris was a high school and college teacher before shifting to the entertainment industry in 2005. His former student Michael Patrick King wrote the part of Mickey in “The Comeback” for Morris. Morris’ Mickey Dean was the lovable, flamboyant hairdresser and friend of Kudrow’s Valerie Cherish.
The series premiered in 2005 before it was canceled after its first season. It was revived nine years later for a second season in 2014.
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- Rebecca Rubin
In a plot twist worthy of a Hollywood blockbuster, Marvel filmmakers Joe and Anthony Russo have signed on to join forces with the Daniels – the creative duo behind 2016’s Swiss Army Man. Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan will deliver a science fiction movie, which represents the first major film deal for the Russo Brothers and their fledgling production company.
The film currently remains untitled, but will be written, directed, and co-produced by the Daniels. As such, it is expected to feature their very specific, now legendary brand of comedy and drama. Swiss Army Man was their first feature length theatrical film, and quickly stirred up interest on the film festival circuit, with its unusual tale of a man’s bond with a flatulent corpse. The story of loneliness, obsession and connection was striking enough to attract the talents of Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe and Mary Elizabeth Winstead to the cast »
- Sarah Myles
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