Veteran Actor Bill Cobbs, Known for Night At The Museum and The Sopranos, Passes Away Peacefully at 90 in His California Home

Veteran Actor Bill Cobbs, Known for Night At The Museum and The Sopranos, Passes Away Peacefully at 90 in His California Home

Bill Cobbs, a seasoned character actor known for his roles in classics like Night At The Museum and The Sopranos, has passed away at the age of 90.

His career spanned decades, marked by memorable performances and a Daytime Emmy win for his role in Dino Dana.

From Car Salesman to Stage and Screen

Cobbs started his acting journey in his mid-30s, leaving behind a career in car sales to pursue his passion in New York City.

Beginning in theater, he made his film debut at 40 with The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three, setting the stage for a prolific career in movies and television.

A Lasting Legacy

According to his brother Thomas, Cobbs passed away peacefully at his home in California.

Described as a beloved family member and friend, he recently celebrated his 90th birthday surrounded by loved ones.

From Cleveland to Hollywood

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Cobbs initially served in the U.S. Air Force before finding his calling in acting.

His journey took him from the historic Karamu House to New York’s bustling theater scene, where he honed his craft before transitioning to screen roles.

Memorable Roles and Contributions

Throughout his career, Cobbs appeared in a range of iconic films and television series, including The Bodyguard, Air Bud, and The Sopranos.

His versatility shone through in roles spanning from comedy to drama, leaving a lasting impact on audiences.

Continued Dedication and Legacy

Even in his later years, Cobbs remained active in the industry, with several projects in the pipeline.

His passion for acting and his contributions to entertainment will be remembered fondly by fans and colleagues alike.

Final Farewell

As we bid farewell to Bill Cobbs, we celebrate his legacy as a talented actor and a cherished presence in the entertainment world.

His work will continue to inspire and entertain audiences for years to come.

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