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Geoffrey Lewis Dead - Actor & Juliette Lewis' Dad Dies at 79

Geoffrey Lewis Dead - Actor & Juliette Lewis' Dad Dies at 79

Geoffrey Lewis, an actor who has appeared in many films and was also the father of Juliette Lewis, has died at 79.

The actor passed away on Tuesday (April 7) in Woodland Hills, Calif. from natural causes, according to Variety.

Geoffrey made his mark with appearances in several of Clint Eastwood‘s westerns, including High Plains Drifter, Any Which Way You Can, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, and Every Which Way But Loose. He received a Golden Globe nomination for his work on the series Flo and he appeared on dozens of other programs.

Geoffrey is survived by his wife Paula Hochhalter and his ten children. We send out our thoughts and condolences to his loved ones during this difficult time.

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  • susan

    Very sad. My condolences to his family.

  • Dani

    Rest In Peace

  • http://www.soundcloud.com/cigo8179 Christopher I. Gomes

    #rip

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  • Curt Noydb

    Never headlined but always added character and humanity to every production. Truly a great guy.

  • Инна

    my condolences to Juliett …

  • Jon M’Shulla

    Two scientologist VIPs. One gone to meet L. Ron. They know what the cult does. They all know.

    So does all of Hollywood yet they support them and work with them?

  • https://twitter.com/thedreadofpenny Penny Dreadful

    OMG, he was a legendary character actor. I saw him in tons and stuff and NEVER knew he was the dad of Juliette! RIP, Mr. Lewis. You were a true artist.

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