Famous Actor John Mahoney known as ‘Frasier’ has Passed Away
Famous Actor John Mahoney has passed away at the age 77. He was well-known for his portrayal of the grouchy and sharp-witted father of the little character in the TV show “Frasier”. His death was also confirmed by the Steppenwolf Theatre Company and issued a statement that John Mahoney has died on Sunday in Hospice Care due to complication from cancer. His professional career lasts for at least 11 years (from 1993 to 2004). Mahoney played the Blue-collar, retired-cop foil to Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce on the NBC hit show. He earned 2 supporting-actor Emmy nominations and 2 Golden Globe Award nominations for his roles as Martin Crane. He also won a Tony on the stage for his performance in a renewal of “The House of Blue Leaves” in 1986.
The Chicago Tribune also said that Mahoney was born in Manchester, England. He moved to the United States when he was 19 and became a professional actor. He moved to Chicago in 2004. He was invited to join Steppenwolf Theatre by its founding members Gary Sinise and Malkovich. The Young Theater Company was full of actors at the time with 20s and they were looking someone to perform older roles. The Mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel issued a statement on Monday that John Mahoney was a great fixture on the Chicago stage for at least 30 years and earned various awards due to his remarkable and unforgettable performances. He will be missed for his dedication to work. He recently appeared as Betty White’s love interest on Hot in Cleveland.