Twin Peaks star Miguel Ferrer dies aged 61
Miguel Ferrer, best known for his roles in Twin Peaks and NCIS: Los Angeles, has died at the age of 61.
Ferrer, who had been suffering from throat cancer, passed away yesterday (January 19th) at his home in Los Angeles.
The actor enjoyed a long career with many leading roles on US television, but was best known for playing no-nonsense forensic expert Agent Albert Rosenfield on Twin Peaks, a role he will reprise in the show's new series later this year.
As well as this he also had roles in CHiPs, T.J. Hooker, Hill Street Blues, Miami Vice, The Stand, Crossing Jordan, Desperate Housewives and, most recently, NCIS: Los Angeles.
Tributes have been paid to Ferrer from many of his co-stars, including Kyle MacLachlan and David Lynch who worked with him on Twin Peaks, a selection of the tributes are below for you:
Awful news...Miguel Ferrer is gone. Agent Rosenfield, I love you. RIP.— Kyle MacLachlan (@Kyle_MacLachlan) January 19, 2017
Shocked and sad to hear Miguel Ferrer passed today. He was lovely, worked with him on "The Stand". Prayers to his family.— Rob Lowe (@RobLowe) January 20, 2017
RIP Miguel Ferrer. Great person, great friend, great actor. We miss you. https://t.co/nOcRI3n9XO— Slash (@Slash) January 20, 2017
1) A death in the family: just learned we lost Miguel Ferrer today. Join me pls in sending sympathy to his wife and family.— Mark Frost (@mfrost11) January 19, 2017