‘Friends’ actor Mike Hagerty dies at 67 – Chicago Tribune

Beloved actor Mike Hagerty, known for roles on such television shows as “Friends,” “Cheers,” “Seinfeld” and “Somebody Somewhere,” has died at the age of 67.

Actress Bridget Everett, who plays his daughter in “Somebody Somewhere,” which premiered earlier this year on HBO, confirmed the news on social media on Friday. No cause was given.

“It is with great sadness that the family of Michael G. Hagerty announced his death yesterday in Los Angeles,” he wrote on Instagram. “A beloved character actor, his love for his hometown of Chicago and his family were the pillars of his life. … He will be missed.”

The thick-moustached Chicago native is survived by his wife, Mary Kathryn, and his sister, Mary Ann Hagerty.

As construction superintendent Mr. Treeger, Hagerty became a fan favorite on “Friends.”

His other memorable television work includes appearances on “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” “Mob City,” “The George Carlin Show,” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”

Hagerty’s film credits over a nearly 40-year career include “Brewster’s Millions,” “Speed ​​2: Cruise Control,” “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me” and 2021’s “Apache Junction.”

The Second City improv alum also played the recurring role of a muffler store manager on HBO’s “Lucky Louie.”

“Somebody Somewhere,” a show about the midlife crisis of 40-somethings in Kansas, was renewed for a second season by HBO in February.

“We are very saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Mike Hagerty,” HBO shared on Instagram on Friday afternoon. “A member of the HBO family for many years, his most recent role as Bridget Everett’s father in “Somebody Somewhere” showcased his special talent for bringing a performance to life. Mike was a pleasure to work with and brought warmth and kindness to all who knew him.”

Actor Joe Mantegna fondly remembered Hagerty.

“RIP Mike Hagerty,” Mantegna tweeted. “That big smile will live on with all of us who knew you.”

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