Frasier’s John Mahoney has passed away at the age of 77.
He played Frasier and Niles Cranes’ lovable and long-suffering dad Martin from 1994 until the show ended in 2004.
John had survived two bouts of cancer, but according to reports passed away in hospice care on Sunday.
Frasier’s casting director shared this touching message about the actor on Twitter:
The great John Mahoney passed away today at age 77. I’ve not known a kinder man nor more brilliant actor. We were all blessed to have spent 11 glorious years together. pic.twitter.com/hn3SZwuEy4
— Jeff Greenberg (@JeffGreenbergCD) February 5, 2018