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06th Feb 2018

Frasier star John Mahoney has died at the age of 77

Laura Holland

John Mahoney

Actor John Mahoney has died at the age of 77.

John, who was born in Blackpool in England and was raised in America, is best known for his role as Martin Crane on the hit show Frasier. He won a SAG Award for his role and was also nominated for two Golden Globes and two Emmys.

He died while in a hospice care in Chicago after a short illness, his publicist confirmed.

Some of his fellow Frasier co-workers and stars paid tribute to him on social media, including Pery Gilpin who played Roz in the show.

While the theatre Steppenwolf, which he was a member of for 39 years, also paid tribute.