Mike Hagerty, a character actor known for his roles in shows like “Friends” and movies like “Overboard,” Bridget Everett, actress for his role in HBO’s “Somebody Somewhere,” said in an Instagram post.
“It is with great sadness that the family of Michael J. Hagerty announced his passing yesterday in Los Angeles. A beloved character actor, his love for the city of Chicago and his family was the cornerstone of his life.”
Hagerty played Everett’s father on the HBO series.
“I fell in love with Mike the moment I met him,” Everett added In another post. “He was so special. Warm, funny, I’ve never met a stranger. We were devastated that he was dead.”
Over the years, the actor has amassed a long list of TV guest roles, primarily in comedies, but also in dramas like “ER” and “Deadwood”.
In addition to “Friends,” where he played the building superhero Mr. Treeger, he appeared in a memorable episode of “Seinfeld” as a clothing store owner and had recurring roles in the comedy “Lucky Louie” (starring Louis CK), “The George Carlin.” Show” and most recently “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”.
Actor and director Jay Duplass has been added in tweet: “Mike Haggerty was a great actor and a great man. I will miss him. He lives forever in our hearts.”
Hagerty is survived by his wife Mary Catherine, his sister Mary Ann Hagerty, her wife Kathleen O’Rourke, and their daughter Meg, according to Everett’s publication.
“Travel geek. Incurable music expert. Food maven. Troublemaker. Lifelong student. Avid tv junkie.”