For anyone that remembers the show Babylon 5: actor Michael O'Hare dead at 60

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Magnificent Mr. Hole, Sep 29, 2012.

  1. Magnificent Mr. Hole

    Magnificent Mr. Hole Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    1,924
    Joined:
    Sep 22, 2010
    Messages:
    20,863
    Likes Received:
    5,032
    Stage and television actor Michael O'Hare, best known for his role as Commander Sinclair on the 90s science fiction series "Babylon 5" died Friday at the age of 60 from complications related to a heart attack last weekend.

    [​IMG]

    News of O'Hare's passing first came from television writer/producer and "Babylon 5" creator J. Michael Straczynski's Facebook page:
    "I regret that I must convey the sad news that Michael O'Hare passed away today. He suffered a heart attack on Sunday and was in a coma until his passing this afternoon."

    O'Hare was the original lead actor for the syndicated science fiction series during its first season. He left the role prior to the start of the second season to concentrate on his first love, the stage. O'Hare reprised the role later in the series' run to complete Sinclair's storyline.
    In addition to his lead role in "Babylon 5," O'Hare appeared in guest roles in a number of television shows including "One Life to Live," "Trapper John, M.D.," "The Equalizer," "Law & Order," "L.A. Law" and "Tales from the Darkside."
    On the stage, O'Hare won acclaim in the role of Colonel Jessup in the stage version of "A Few Good Men" before Jack Nicholson made the role familiar to movie audiences in the 1992 motion picture version of the play.

    [​IMG]
     
  2. newcastlefan

    newcastlefan גֵּרְשֹׁם VIP

    Reputations:
    44,519
    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    71,408
    Likes Received:
    29,530
    Sinclair's storyline made some of the best episodes of the series. JM is right: death is just whittling away that series' cast. i still watch those shows on holidays.
     
  3. RH Goatcabin

    RH Goatcabin Vice POTY VIP

    Reputations:
    72,610
    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2010
    Messages:
    102,694
    Likes Received:
    35,615
    I have all 5 Seasons on DVD. RIP Captain Sinclair.
     
  4. RH Goatcabin

    RH Goatcabin Vice POTY VIP

    Reputations:
    72,610
    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2010
    Messages:
    102,694
    Likes Received:
    35,615
    Best Sci fi series, hands down, ever.
     
  5. Schmoopy

    Schmoopy Shit Mult Hunter

    Reputations:
    16,826
    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2010
    Messages:
    215,897
    Likes Received:
    42,217
    Never heard of him and never watched that show. :echick:
     
  6. newcastlefan

    newcastlefan גֵּרְשֹׁם VIP

    Reputations:
    44,519
    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    71,408
    Likes Received:
    29,530
    figures
     
  7. RH Goatcabin

    RH Goatcabin Vice POTY VIP

    Reputations:
    72,610
    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2010
    Messages:
    102,694
    Likes Received:
    35,615
    Doesn't surprise me.
     
  8. RH Goatcabin

    RH Goatcabin Vice POTY VIP

    Reputations:
    72,610
    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2010
    Messages:
    102,694
    Likes Received:
    35,615
    Jinx! :yay:
     
  9. beatlejaws

    beatlejaws nowhere poster

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    54,248
    Likes Received:
    5,623
    yeah, that's too bad
     
  10. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

    Reputations:
    209,236
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    199,468
    Likes Received:
    131,496
    We all die afraid and alone :coffee:
     
  11. RH Goatcabin

    RH Goatcabin Vice POTY VIP

    Reputations:
    72,610
    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2010
    Messages:
    102,694
    Likes Received:
    35,615
    ...and bald...:scared:
     
  12. newcastlefan

    newcastlefan גֵּרְשֹׁם VIP

    Reputations:
    44,519
    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    71,408
    Likes Received:
    29,530
    and usually we crap our pants