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Howard Hesseman

Actor

Born - 27 February 1940, Lebanon, Oregon, USA
Died - 29 January 2022

Lugubrious, brown-haired American actor, an icon of counter-culture cinema, with features faintly reminiscent of those of Donald Sutherland. A radio DJ who turned to acting, born George Howard Hesseman, he made his film debut in Petulia (1968), subsequent appearances including those in Some Kind of a Nut (1969), Billy Jack (1971), The Christian Licorice Store (1971), Steelyard Blues (1972), Kid Blue (1973), Shampoo (1975), Whiffs (1975), Silent Movie (1976), The Big Bus (1976), The Other Side of Midnight (1977), Coming Attractions (1978), The Jerk (1979), Honky Tonk Freeway (1981), Doctor Detroit (1983), This is Spinal Tap (1984), Clue (1985), Heat (1986), Amazon Women on the Moon (1987), Rubin and Ed (1991), Little Miss Millions (1993), Out of Sync (1995), Gridlock'd (1987), The Sky is Falling (1999), Teddy Bears' Picnic (2001), About Schmidt (2002), Man About Town (2006), Martian Child (2007), Halloween II (2009), The Homeless Detective (2014), Wild Oats (2016), Dirty Politics (2018), his last, and many more. He died from colon surgery complications, survived by his third wife, French actress Caroline Ducrocq.