After that, Glass appeared in dozens of television series, including sitcoms such as Family Matters and the series Teen Angel, where he played God's cousin Rod.
'Ron passed late last night of respiratory failure. Jewel Staite took to Instagram to post a picture with the late actor, which she captioned: 'This is me acting like an idiot just so I could hear Ron Glass laugh.
Words cannot adequately express my sorrow', he told the website.
The actor even goes so far as to spend most of his time in Amsterdam, where he lives relatively unnoticed, despite being a bit of a legend in the United States. "When that ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned with polonium a few years back -- they think by Putin -- he was covered in gruesome sores. "I really wanted to go there but they wouldn't let me. He wasn't at all opposed to the "Luke rapes Laura [Genie Francis]" storyline. I read a really exciting story that had a lot of acting potential and dramatic impact. I've never been one to coddle and try to give them what they want.
Of course, now that he has chosen to officially leave the spotlight (of the soap opera world, at least), fan interest seems to be higher than ever. It really wasn't." There was, however, one saving moment: "We had an antique Model T or something that we drove off in. I like the idea of challenging and confounding an audience.
He was the kind of person that remembered the details, that asked about your family's well-being. 'He would laugh till he cried at a sick joke and top it with a worse one.
Ronald Earle "Ron" Glass (July 10, 1945 – November 25, 2016) was an American actor. Ron Harris in the television sitcom Barney Miller (1975–1982), and as the spiritual Shepherd Derrial Book in the 2002 science fiction series Firefly and its sequel film Serenity.
Sending a message that its Ok to be gay without making a fuss about it. A&E's Biography said he was gay , he even left his estate to his male lover for 20 years but Burr never held a press confrence to discuss his lifestyle. I dont recall him ever going out in public talking about it.
Unlike Rosie O'Donnell and Ellen who both made their sexual pref. If he is gay he is a very convincing actor because I would have never thought so.
I really looked at it as an opportunity to do something story-wise that was very spectacular.
I know they didn't intend for her to fall in love with him after the rape.
well known and Anne Heche who threw herself to the press when she got married and still goes on tv saying how great it is to be a lesbian. Originally posted by Moderne29 Yes, Hemsley is gay. I know that like Carroll O'Connor he was a liberal who got tired of playing a racist type character.