Miguel Ferrer, son of actress Rosemary Clooney and a mainstay in television and movies for several generations, has died; he was 61.
Miguel Ferrer died in his home on January 19 surrounded by close friends and family, PEOPLE confirmed. Miguel was a man of tremendous talent who had a powerful dramatic presence on screen, a wicked sense of humour, and a huge heart", said "NCIS: "Los Angeles" showrunner R. Scott Gemmill in a statement. "He will be greatly missed". He reprised his role as Federal Bureau of Investigation pathologist Albert Rosenfield in the upcoming "Twin Peaks" reboot on Showtime, Variety reported.
After news broke about Ferrer's death, an outpour of Hollywood A-listers and his former industry colleagues took to social media to honor the actor.
Ferrer's career spanned 40 decades beginning with small parts in shows such as Magnum, P.I., CHiPS and Cagney & Lacey.
"Miguel made the world brighter and funnier and his passing is felt so deeply in our family that events of the day, (monumental events), pale in comparison", Clooney continued.
Ferrer is known for a handful of memorable roles, and the first of them came in 1987, when he appeared in Paul Verhoeven's RoboCop as Bob Morton, the man who pushes for the implementation of the RoboCop program and then gets killed for his effort.
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Best wishes to all those mourning Ferrer's loss, and we'll see you in Twin Peaks.
Ferrer is survived by his wife Lori, sons Lukas and Rafi, and his brothers and sisters.
At the time of his death, the actor was a mainstay on CBS' "NCIS: Los Angeles", playing assistant director Owen Granger since the spinoff's third season and becoming a regular in 2013. "We go back to 1974. Too soon, too soon, too soon".
In 2001 the Santa Monica native starred in NBC drama Crossing Jordan opposite Jill Hennessy, which remained on the air until 2007.
"Could not have been nicer working with him a few months ago on 'NCIS: LA, ' " tweeted actor Curt Mega.