R.I.P. Michael Jeter

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  1. AKA

    AKA 86451103 Thread Starter

    From E! Online:

    REMEMBERED: Hollywood vet Michael Jeter, perhaps best known for his Emmy-winning role on Evening Shade and parts in The Green Mile and Jurassic Park III, died over the weekend in Los Angeles at the age of 50. Jeter also won a Tony for Grand Hotel.
  2. Michael St. Clair

    Michael St. Clair Forum Resident

    Well, I will always remember him first from his role in 'The Fisher King'.

    A great frickin' actor, in my opinion, and he will be greatly missed.

    My thoughts to his loved ones.
  3. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    That's a shame...R.I.P. Do you know the cause? So young.
  4. JonUrban

    JonUrban SHF Member #497

    Evening Shade - another good sitcom. Lost without syndication due to the stars arrogance causing the network to cancel the required "7th Season".

    I seem to remember an episode where "the guys" got caught outside without their clothes. Jeter was hilarious in that one.

    He will be missed.
  5. Jeff H.

    Jeff H. Senior Member

    Northern, OR
    Re: Re: R.I.P. Michael Jeter

    Michael Jeter was HIV positive for a number of years, and my guess is that he passed away from AIDS complications. Very sad he was a very talented character actor.:(
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  7. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    Re: Re: Re: R.I.P. Michael Jeter

    Thanks Jeff.
  8. AKA

    AKA 86451103 Thread Starter

    He had a tendency to work with Robin Williams. He was in "The Fisher King," Patch Adams," and "Jakob The Liar."
  9. Jamie Tate

    Jamie Tate New Member

    Fisher King is one of my favorite movies. Michael did a great character role in it. I remember him fondly from Evening Shade as well. It's a shame he's gone.
  10. Beatlelennon65

    Beatlelennon65 Active Member

    What role did he play in The Green Mile?
    I just saw his name the other day, but I cant remember what it referenced.
  11. Re: Re: Re: R.I.P. Michael Jeter

    We've had this discussion before folks. We must be careful about what we post. Many visitors here.

    Michael Jeter's publicist said he died of natural causes. He had been in very good health over the past few years, despite being HIV positive. People had talked to him as late as Saturday. He was found in his home on Sunday.

    Michael Jeter played Eduard 'Del' Delacroix in the Green Mile. The little guy on death row who had the pet mouse Mr. Jingles, IIRC.
  12. Ken_McAlinden

    Ken_McAlinden MichiGort Staff

    Livonia, MI
    My favorite role of his was from "The Fisher King", but both of my daughters love him as "Mr. Noodle" (or Mr. Noodle's brother, I guess, as Bill Irwin was the original) on those "Elmo's World" segments of Sesame Street from the last few years.

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