Miguel Ferrer, whose credits include works such as NCIS: Los Angeles, Crossing Jordan and Twin Peaks, has died of cancer. NCIS: Los Angeles showrunner R. Scott Gemmill said in a statement:
“Today, NCIS: Los Angeles lost a beloved family member. Miguel was a man of tremendous talent who had a powerful dramatic presence on screen, a wicked sense of humor, and a huge heart. Our thoughts go out to his wife Lori, his sons, and his entire family. He will be greatly missed.”
Ferrer’s credits include 40-plus movies and scores of TV shows. His career in the early 1980s began with small roles series such as Magnum, P.I., CHiPS and Cagney & Lacey. Early film roles inlcude Heartbreaker, The Man Who Wasn’t There and Star Trek: III: The Search for Spock. Ferrer focused mostly on TV before landing the Twin Peaks role in 1990. He reprised his role as FBI Agent Albert Rosenfeld in the coming David Lynch revival premiering May 21 on Showtime.
The son of Oscar-winning actor Jose Ferrer and Rosemary Clooney, and cousin of George Clooney,