Twin Peaks star Al Strobel, whose recurring function as “one-armed man” Phillip Michael Gerard made him a fan favorite, died Friday (Dec 2), a producer of the present introduced.
A reason behind loss of life was not launched for the actor, who was 83.
“Through the darkness of future past and much sadness we say goodbye to Al Strobel,” producer Sabrina Sutherland stated in a press release to Variety, quoting a line from the thriller collection. “He is an irreplaceable human being and will always be an important part of our Twin Peaks family.”
Strobel’s Twin Peaks character reduce off his personal arm, which featured the tattoo “Fire Walk With Me,” to keep away from changing into possessed.
The actor appeared on 10 episodes of Twin Peaks from 1989-90 throughout the present’s unique run and returned because the character within the 2017 Showtime reboot. He additionally appeared within the 1992 film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me.
Strobel misplaced his left arm as a youngster as the results of a automotive accident, in response to Variety.
His loss of life was met with condolences from different Twin Peaks alum, together with actor Dana Ashbrook, who tweeted Strobel was a “wonderful story teller” and “the sweetest of men”.
“Oh no…. Dear Al… as those of you lucky enough to have met him over the years, what a warm and wonderful gentleman he was,” tweeted Mark Frost, who co-created Twin Peaks with David Lynch. – New York Daily News/Tribune News Service