JUST IN: Demolition Man, Hollywood Veteran Actor Bill Cobbs Is Dead [PHOTO]

JUST IN: Demolition Man, Hollywood Veteran Actor Bill Cobbs Is Dead [PHOTO]—–Popular Hollywood Actor, Bill Cobbs, known for his roles in “Demolition Man,” “That Thing You Do!” and “Air Bud,” among many others, is dead.

Cobbs died peacefully at his home in California at the age of 90, his family has confirmed.

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The renowned Thespian’s brother, Thomas Cobbs who confirmed the passage of the actor, made the announcements on his Facebook page.

He described Cobbs as a “beloved partner, big brother, uncle, surrogate parent, godfather and friend, Bill recently and happily celebrated his 90th birthday surrounded by cherished loved ones.”

With a career spanning five decades, Cobbs had nearly 200 film and TV credits, and appeared in many beloved titles including the 1993 action-thriller “Demolition Man” and the Oscar-nominated 1996 classic “That Thing You Do!”

The Cleveland-native’s career began in the mid-1970s when he got his start on the stage, appearing in Broadway productions including “Black Picture Show” and “The First Breeze of Summer.”

He also later appeared in stage productions for “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.”

Similarly, he also appeared in a number of films including “The Hitter,” “Trading Places” and the Oscar-winning “The Color of Money.”

The 1990s were a dynamic period for Cobbs, appearing alongside Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, where he played the role of Devaney in the 1992 Oscar-nominated thriller “The Bodyguard.”

Cobbs in 2020 also appeared on the TVOKids children’s series “Dino Dana,” which won him a Daytime Emmy for outstanding limited performance in a daytime programme.

His final acting credit came in 2023, when he appeared on the TV mini-series “Incandescent Love.”

Cobbs’ passion for acting never waned throughout his decades-long career, CNN wrote.

“I enjoy what I do, I really enjoy it,” he said in an interview in 2012.

“It’s exciting to have a project and work on it and see it come to fruition, so I can find joy doing this so much.”

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