Saturday, December 17, 2005
John Spencer who plays Leo McGarry on the West Wing has died.
He's always been one of the better parts of the show.
May he rest in Peace.
As reported by digital spy:
West Wing star John Spencer has died of a heart attack at the age of 58, it has been confirmed.
In a sad twist of irony, Spencer's on-screen character, Leo McGarry, suffered a heart attack during the show's sixth season, resulting in the character giving up his job as chief of staff to Martin Sheen's President Jeb Bartlet. However, McGarry recovered and the character became a candidate for vice president of the United States in the season currently airing on NBC in America.
Prior to his work on The West Wing, Spencer played the role of Tommy Mullaney on L.A. Law. Spencer would have been 59 next week.