Tragedy struck the leisure trade on Wednesday with the lack of two legends of tv.
Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan wrote on his Instagram story reacting to the dying of legendary WWE announcer “Mean” Gene Okerlund on Wednesday.
“RIP Mean Gene! No one has or will ever do it higher!”
Regarding the dying of Mean Gene Okerlund (by way of NoDQ.com), his son Tor Okerlund informed The Associated Press that his father died early Wednesday at a hospital in Sarasota, Florida. StarTribune.com is reporting that Gene handed away round 5:30 a.m. within the hospital’s emergency room.
Gene’s spouse Jeanne was by his facet when he died. Tor famous that his father had undergone three kidney transplants and fell sick a number of weeks in the past, including that “it simply type of went from dangerous to worse.” Tor informed StarTribune.com that his father was coping with “a whole lot of completely different points” and the location famous that his dying was from pure causes.
Radiohead guitarist Johnny Greenwood was saddened by the dying of Bob Einstein, who performed Marty Funkhouser on HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm, who additionally died Wednesday.
“So unhappy to listen to this. He was superb in Curb: I used to be Marty Funkhouser on the final two Radiohead excursions in tribute to his superbly pitched efficiency. So refined. And to assume it was all improvised.”
He additionally shared a photograph displaying how he checked in as Marty to resorts.
Bob Einstein, the Emmy-winning actor from “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and creator of Super Dave Osborne, died Wednesday from most cancers.
Bob had lately been identified, and he died at his house in Indian Wells, CA, TMZ studies.