RIP Ron Glass

Ron Glass, best known to geeks around the world for playing Shepherd Book on Joss Whedon “Firefly”, passed away of respiratory failure on November 25th at the age of 71.

Glass earned an Emmy nomination for his role as Detective Ron Harris on “Barney Miller.”

Other work includes “Serenity”, “Friends,” “The Practice,” “Major Crimes,” “Murder She Wrote,” “Agents of Shield,” “Star Trek: Voyager,” “Hawaii Five-O,” “The Twilight Zone,”  “Sanford and Son,” “Aladdin” and “Superman: The Animated Series”.

Glass was also a leader in the California Buddhist community, and served as a member of Soka Gakkai International.

The geeks would like to send our love and thoughts Glass’ friends and family.


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