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R.I.P. James Rebhorn

By Garth Franklin Sunday March 23rd 2014 11:14PM

Prolific character actor James Rebhorn has passed away at the age of 65. Rebhorn died from melanoma, which had been diagnosed with in 1992.

Rebhorn had managed to stave off that skin cancer for the past twenty years - and portrayed many of his most famous on screen roles during that time. He worked right up until last month, and died Friday afternoon at his home in New Jersey. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.

The actor had memorable key supporting roles in a variety of films such as "The Game," "Independence Day," "My Cousin Vinny," "The Talented Mr. Ripley," "Basic Instinct," "Scent of a Woman," "Meet the Parents," "Regarding Henry," "Lorenzo's Oil," "Guarding Tess," "Cold Mountain," "Far from Heaven," "White Squall," "Wind," "Shadows and Fog," "White Sands," "Carlito's Way," "My Fellow Americans," "Real Steel," "The International," "Baby Mama," and "The Box".

He also appeared in numerous TV shows like "Seinfeld," "Boston Legal," "Guiding Light," "As the World Turns," "The Equalizer," "Wiseguy," "Kojak," "Enlightened," "Now and Again," "30 Rock," "The Book of Daniel," "White Collar" and most recently played the father of Claire Danes' Carrie Mathison in "Homeland".

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