James Rebhorn Dead: Hollywood Mourns Notable Character Actor
Industry figures, including those who've worked with the actor, pay tribute to the film and TV veteran.
James Rebhorn, whose film, television and theater career spanned more than five decades, has died at 65.
In addition to recent turns on Showtime's Homeland and USA's White Collar, Rebhorn's career included roles in films including My Cousin Vinny, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Basic Instinct, Independence Day, Meet the Parents and Scent of a Woman.
The entertainment industry paid tribute to the actor when news of his death broke on Sunday (Updating):
It's a sad day. I just learned James Rebhorn passed. Such a great talent and always a joy to work with. RIP.— Roland Emmerich (@rolandemmerich) March 23, 2014
So sad to hear about the passing of James Rebhorn. He played my dad in Sleepwalk With Me. I feel so lucky to have known such a great person.— Mike Birbiglia (@birbigs) March 23, 2014
James Rebhorn, RIP. On behalf of all film buffs, we took for granted you'd always be there & be great, 'cause you always were.— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) March 23, 2014
I'm very sad about James Rebhorn. What a marvelous actor. Loved him in The Game.— rose mcgowan (@rosemcgowan) March 23, 2014
Shocked and saddened to hear of James Rebhorn's passing. Jim was a consummate actor with whom I had the pleasure to work when we were young.— Frances Fisher (@Frances_Fisher) March 23, 2014
Farewell to a wonderful stage and screen actor and a most excellent fellow. http://t.co/7tMdLZUcmW— Clark Gregg (@clarkgregg) March 23, 2014
Shit... James Rebhorn died. He was in lots of flicks, but I know him as Dickie Greenleaf's Dad in TALENTED MR RIPLEY: http://t.co/ZknSovsaZX— KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) March 23, 2014
James Rebhorn, like other great ubiquitous character actors, Bruno Kirby and JT Walsh, before him, has died too young. Terrible news.— Justin Long (@justinlong) March 23, 2014
Always enjoyed watching James. R.I.P. http://t.co/nSLJCH20q5— Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) March 23, 2014
Sad news about James Rebhorn. No matter the role, he was always comforting to watch. Effortless.— Colin Hanks (@ColinHanks) March 23, 2014
I loved working with the great James Rebhorn on THE BOX. He was one of our most reliable and underrated character actors. RIP— Richard Kelly (@JRichardKelly) March 23, 2014