Friends star Mike Hagerty dies aged 67 as colleagues pay tribute to actor

The actor passed away yesterday in Los Angeles, the statement said

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A Friends star has tragically passed away aged 67.

Mike Hagerty played Mr Treeger in the popular American sitcom, and most recently played in the comedy drama Somebody Somewhere.

It was his Somebody Somewhere co-star Bridget Everett who broke the heartbreaking news on social media.

She said: “With great sadness, the family of Michael G. Hagerty announced his death yesterday in Los Angeles.

Mike Hagerty played Mr Treeger in the popular American sitcom
Mike Hagerty played Mr Treeger in the popular American sitcom

“A beloved character actor, his love of his hometown of Chicago and his family were the cornerstones of his life.

"Mike, a devoted husband, is survived by his wife Mary Kathryn, his sister Mary Ann Hagerty, her wife Kathleen O'Rourke, and their daughter Meg. He will be sorely missed.

Fans of the actor have already flooded to social media to post their tribues.

One devastated fan said: "No......one of my favourite support actor from overboard and he passed aways. Rest in peace Mike Hagerty!"

While another added: "I was so happy to see him in Somebody Somewhere.

"Mike Hagerty always brought something good to any show or movie he was in.

"And he, and the show, didn’t disappoint. My heart goes out to his friends and family. It’s a loss for all."