Legendary actor Robert Morse has sadly died aged 90.
The actor, well known for his role in Mad Men as Bert Cooper, has passed away at the age of 90. The news was announced by his beloved son Charlie via Eyewitness News last night.
Robert Morse, Two-Time Tony Winner and ‘Mad Men’ Star, Dies at 90 https://t.co/0JOFvcjs6v
— The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) April 21, 2022
Friend and Writer-producer Larry Karaszewski paid tribute to the legend, calling him:
‘A huge talent and a beautiful spirit.’
My good pal Bobby Morse has passed away at age 90. A huge talent and a beautiful spirit. Sending love to his son Charlie & daughter Allyn. Had so much fun hanging with Bobby over the years – filming People v OJ & hosting so many screenings (How To Succeed, Loved One, That’s Life) pic.twitter.com/H1vCD3jjul
— Larry Karaszewski (@Karaszewski) April 21, 2022
Morse had a long and successful career, earning five Emmy nominations for his role in the AMC hit show Mad Men, a two-time Tony winner as well as returning to the Broadway stage at the impressive age of 85.
Love has been pouring in from fans around the world:
Rest in peace, Robert Morse ❤️ The star of my favourite scene in TV history pic.twitter.com/ldNUpZ1O1R
— jack (@RainsOfCast) April 21, 2022
RIP, Robert Morse (1931-2022) ❤️ pic.twitter.com/9O32tFZCjP
— mad men pics (@madmenpics) April 21, 2022
Woke up to the news that the great Robert Morse has died at the age of 90. May we all exit stage left the way he did on Mad Men RIP. pic.twitter.com/NsZ9bh4Zhx
— Rich Kimball (@DowntownRichK) April 21, 2022
Farewell to Robert Morse, who has left us aged 90. Known for his Broadway musicals, he had a fitting finale for his run in Mad Men. pic.twitter.com/S5l5GVSBaf
— Louise Penn (@loureviewsblog) April 21, 2022
As well as playing the iconic Bert Cooper, Morse was also well known for his roles in A Guide for the Married Man, The Loved One, Red and Here Comes The Munsters. He also dipped his toe into the world of voice acting, for the animated version of Jack Frost as the main character himself.
Details of his death are yet to be released.
A true legend, RIP.