US actor Bill Cobbs dies at age 90 | EUROtoday

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Status: 27.06.2024 08:08 a.m.

He was identified from movies akin to “The Bodyguard” and “Night at the Museum”: Now the US actor Bill Cobbs has died in California on the age of 90.

The American actor Bill Cobbs, who appeared in nearly 200 movie and tv productions throughout his lengthy profession, has died. He died on Wednesday night time within the Inland Empire in southern California surrounded by his household, his spokesman Chuck Jones instructed the information company dpa. Cobbs was 90 years previous.

Cobby turned identified primarily via supporting roles. He performed alongside Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner within the hit romance “Bodyguard” (1992). In it, he performed the supervisor of pop singer Rachel Marron (Houston). In the comedy “Night at the Museum” (2006) and within the sequel “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” (2014), he performed the night time watchman Reginald alongside Ben Stiller.

Late profession as Film actor

Cobbs, born on June 16, 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio, didn’t start his profession as an actor till he was 36 years previous. Before that, he labored for eight years within the US Air Force.

After theater appearances within the early Seventies, Cobbs landed his first small movie function within the thriller “Stop the 123” (1974). This was adopted by roles in movies akin to “Silkwood,” “Demolition Man,” “Hudsucker” and “Oz the Great and Powerful.” He additionally had smaller roles within the TV collection “Sopranos” and “Six Feet Under.”

He has additionally appeared in quite a few tv productions and was awarded a Daytime Emmy Award in 2020 for his efficiency within the kids's collection “Dino Dana”.