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‘The Big Lebowski’ Star Jack Kehler Dies at 75, Cause of Death Revealed

The Man in the High Castle actor Jack Kehler is no longer with us. He passed away at the age of 75. Our hearts go out to the family and friends of the star. Keep reading further to know more about the cause of his death.

What was the cause of Jack’s death?

The news of Jack’s death was confirmed by his son Eddie. As per the reports of Deadline, Jack’s son Eddie Kehler stated that his father died on Saturday due to complications of leukemia at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. This must be a difficult time for his friends and family as losing a loved one is never easy.

Jack was a character actor who was best known for playing the supporting roles in many Tv shows and movies including the Dude’s landlord in The Big Lebowski. He was one of the greatest actors of all time.

Jack appeared in several TV shows and movies

Jack was born on May 22, 1946, in Philadelphia. He studied with Sanford Meisner and Wynn Handman and was a lifetime member of The Actors Studio. He began his acting career with the film Strange Invaders in the year 1983, followed by a recurring role as Sergeant Cooper in the comedic TV series Fresno.

Throughout his acting spanning over four decades, Kehler managed to entertain his fans all over the world. He starred in the short-lived ABC adventure series McKenna and in Season 2 of ABC’s Murder One. He was also a part of some great shows including The Man in the High Castle,mid-2000s ABC sitcom I’m with Her, and the star-packed 1986 miniseries Fresno.

Jack also appeared in projects such as Invincible, Pineapple Express, Love Liza, Fever Pitch,  I Love You to Death, Lethal Weapon 4, Wyatt Earp, Forces of Nature, Dudley Do-Right, The Last Boy Scout, Point Break (1991), Man in Black II and Year of the Dragon.

How did the fans react to the sad news?

As soon as the news of Kehler’s passing away came out, the fans couldn’t stop themselves from paying tributes to him on the social media platform Twitter.

One fan wrote, “R.I.P. Jack Kehler, a delightful character actor, who popped up in THE BIG LEBOWSKI, POINT BREAK, LOST HIGHWAY, THE LAST BOY SCOUT, PINEAPPLE EXPRESS, episodes of MAD MEN, DEEP SPACE NINE, ANGEL, BABYLON 5, TALES FROM THE CRYPT, and so many more.”

Another user tweeted, “RIP Jack Kehler. Marty the landlord is one of the most memorable Coens side characters ever.❤️”

Followed by a user who penned, “Sad to hear of Jack Kehler’s passing. Such a great character actor. I particularly loved him as “the inventor of Scrabble” in THE LAST BOY SCOUT.”

One user wrote, “RIP Jack Kehler Immortalised as Marty the landlord in The Big Lebowski who performs his ‘dance quintet’ on stage at a tiny theater, based on Mussorgsky’s ‘Pictures At An Exhibition’. He does not disappoint.”

These were a few reactions of the fans to the demise of the actor. We send our deepest condolences to the close friends and family of Jack Kehler during this hard time. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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