David Lander died this Friday, December 4. He was 73 years old and had suffered from multiple sclerosis for over thirty years. It was complications due to his illness that took him away. According to the TMZ site, his wife, Kathy Fields, his daughter Nathalie Lander and his son-in-law Jared Hillman, all three also actors, were present when he took his last breath, in a room at the Cedars Sinai Medical Center. in Los Angeles.
Since the beginning of his career in the 1970s, David Leonard Landau, whose real name is, has played and given his voice in more than 110 films, series, TV films, video games and cartoons. The actor has notably taken on the role of Doctor Martin Guthrie in The Bold and the Beautiful, Tim Pinkle in Twin Peaks, or Squiggy in the sitcom Laverne and Shirley, spin off of the Happy Days series. A name that his character also wore in the film Scary Movie. The actor had also made appearances in Married, two children, The cruise has fun or Twin Peaks. On the cinema side, the actor from Brooklyn had also appeared in Steven Spielberg’s 1941 in 1979 or Robert Zemeckis’ La Grosse Magouille in 1980.
David Lander was also known for his voice since he had also performed many dubbing such as Henry, the penguin from the cartoon Oswald or even Doc Boy in Garfield. He had worked for Robert Zemeckis in Who Wants Roger Rabbit ?, or Steve Carr’s Doctor Dolittle 2.
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