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12.16.2005

WEST WING'S JOHN SPENCER DIES AT 58


This is really sad. I have a couple of friends who are going to be crushed about this.
YAHOO NEWS:
LOS ANGELES -
John Spencer who played a dedicated politico on "The West Wing" who survived a serious illness to run for vice president, died of a heart attack Friday, his publicist said. Spencer, 58, died at a Los Angeles hospital, said his publicist, Ron Hofmann. Spencer would have been 59 next week.Spencer played Leo McGarry, the chief of staff to President Jeb Bartlet (Martin Sheen) on the NBC series. In a sad parallel to life, McGarry suffered a heart attack that forced him to give up his White House job.

2 Comments:

Anonymous jpfl said...

I can not believe this...he was only 58! Leo was one of my favorites..he was going to be VP.
I'm at a complete loss.

6:27 PM, December 16, 2005  
Blogger JP said...

It hit pretty hard. He was brilliant. And such a vibrant presence on and off screen. It's awful.

7:11 PM, December 16, 2005  

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