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Martin Mull, actor of 'Clue' and 'Roseanne', dies

He was 80 years old and his death was confirmed by his daughter via Instagram

Actor Martin Mull, known for his comic roles in the film 'Clue' and the series 'Roseanne' and 'Arrested Development', died at the age of 80, as announced by his daughter and reported by EFE.

“It pains me to share that my father passed away at home on June 27, after a brave fight against a long illness,” Maggie Mull commented on her Instagram account.

“He was known for excelling in every creative discipline imaginable and also for doing Red Roof Inn commercials. He would find that joke funny. It was never fun. My father will be deeply missed by his wife and daughter, by his friends and co-workers, by fellow artists, comedians and musicians. “He loved him tremendously,” he added.

Our History

Mull, who was also a guitarist and painter, rose to fame in the United States with a recurring role on the soap opera 'Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman' and the lead role in its spin-off, 'Fernwood Tonight'.

In the 1980s he played Colonel Mustard in the film 'Clue' and a decade later he had a recurring role in several seasons of the series 'Roseanne'.

In the 21st century, he played private detective Gene Parmesan in the series 'Arrested Development'.

Martin Mull achieved recognition on several occasions throughout his professional career. In 1985 he received a CableACE award. After that, he earned a Video Premiere nomination in 1998. Ten years later, he received an Innovator award. Lastly, in 2016 he received an OFTA Television and a Gold Derby TV.

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