Actor Mike Hagerty died Thursday at the age of 67.
The actor was known for his roles in the TV hit “Friends” and HBO’s “Somebody Somewhere.”
“Somebody Somewhere” costar Bridget Everett broke the news in an Instagram post.
“With great sadness, the family of Michael G. Hagerty announced his death yesterday in Los Angeles. A beloved character actor, his love of his hometown of Chicago and his family were the cornerstones of his life,” the statement said.
Hagerty’s TV stints included roles “ER,” “Deadwood,” Seinfeld,” “Lucky Louie” and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.” His movie credits included “Brewster’s Millions,” “Speed 2: Cruise Control,” “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me” and 2021′s “Apache Junction.”
“We are very saddened to hear about the sudden passing of Mike Hagerty,” HBO shared on Instagram Friday afternoon. “A member of the HBO family for many years, his most recent role as Bridget Everett’s father in “Somebody Somewhere” showed his special talent for bringing heart to a performance. Mike was a joy to work with and brought warmth and kindness to all who knew him.”
Perhaps he was best known for his role as building superintendent Mr. Treeger on “Friends” where he taught how to dance by Joey (Matt LeBlanc) in an Season 4 episode.
Hagerty is survived by his wife Mary Kathryn, his sister Mary Ann Hagerty, her wife Kathleen O’Rourke, and their daughter Meg, according to Everett’s post.
Mark Heim is a reporter for The Alabama Media Group. Follow him on Twitter @Mark_Heim.