Friends actor Ron Leibman dies aged 82 after pneumonia battle

Adjust Comment Print

Veteran actor Ron Leibman has passed away from complications from pneumonia at the age of 82.

The actor also received a Tony Award for his performance as Roy Cohn in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Angels in America in 1993.

"No one will ever be hotter to me than Ron Leibman in NORMA RAE. look at that pinkie hooked on that fence. what a gorgeous actor", tweeted actress Zoe Kazan.

Actress Sally Field wrote on Twitter: "So numerous best memories of my career, have Ron Leibman in them".

Back in 2011, Ron said he was reluctant to take on his role in Friends and torment Ross (David Schwimmer), who was Rachel's love interest.

5-year-old boy's entire class showed up to his adoption hearing
Michael's adoptive mother described how they were inspired to invite the whole class to attend after her son's teacher, Mrs. Upwards of 5,000 children in MI are in need of foster care, a call Melvin and Eaton answered through Catholic Charities.

"Thank you, Ron. For my being my champion".

In addition to his Tony Award for Angels, Leibman was also an Emmy-winner for his role on the crime drama, Kaz. Green on Friends, a role he played in a total of four episodes. Dr.

Our thoughts are with Ron's family and friends during this hard time. He appeared in numerous films including "Slaughterhouse-Five" (1972) and "Norma Rae" (1979), in which he played a lawyer opposite Sally Field, who won an Oscar for best actress for her performance as a factory worker who organizes a union.

Ron Leibman, from left, his wife Linda Lavin, playwright Neil Simon and Dinah Manoff in NY following the opening of the play "I Ought to be in Pictures", on April 3, 1980. "Our thoughts go out to his wife, Jessica, and his family", they said in a statement to TheWrap. Other credits included Your Three Minutes Are Up, Rhinestone, Night Falls on Manhattan, Auto Focus and Garden State. From 1969 to 1980 Leibman was married to actress Linda Lavin.