'Bosom Buddies' Star Peter Scolari Dead at 66 from Cancer

'Bosom Buddies' Star Peter Scolari Dead at 66 from Cancer

10/23/2021 2:00:00 PM

'Bosom Buddies' Star Peter Scolari Dead at 66 from Cancer

Peter Scolari, who famously co-starred alongside Tom Hanks in the sitcom 'Bosom Buddies,' is dead, following an extended cancer battle.

in the sitcom"Bosom Buddies," is dead, following an extended cancer battle.Peter's reps announced he died early Friday ... he'd been diagnosed with cancer 2 years ago, but it seems he kept that news private.The ABC sitcom"Bosom Buddies" put Peter and Tom on the map when it came out in 1980, and they remained close friends throughout their lives. Peter went on to costar on"Newhart" and, most recently, played

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Lena Dunham's dad on"Girls." He won his first Emmy in 2016 for that role.On their hit show, Hanks and Scolari played 2 single men who dressed like and pretended to be women so they could live together in an NYC apartment. Yeah, the plot doesn't exactly hold up to today's standards.

Peter also had roles in"Murphy Brown,""The West Wing,""ER," and"Ally McBeal." He also found success in several Broadway plays, including"Hairspray" and"Wicked."He's survived by his wife and their 4 children. headtopics.com

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Actor Peter Scolari Of 'Newhart' And 'Bosom Buddies' Dies At Age 66The Emmy winner's recent roles included 'Girls,' on which he played the father of Lena Dunham's Hannah Horvath, and 'Evil.' this is terrible news Great shows...loss of a talented man Typos! Punctuation! 'Girls,' -- incorrect 'Girls', -- correct 'Evil.' -- incorrect 'Evil'. -- correct

Actor Peter Scolari, 'Bosom Buddies' and 'Newhart' star, dies at 66Peter Scolari, the prolific actor who rose to fame on the TV show “Bosom Buddies” with longtime friend Tom Hanks and was nominated for three Emmy Awards for his role on “Newhart,” died Friday. He was 66. I used to watch Bosom Buddies. Great show! ❤️ tomhanks Rest in peace 🕯️ PeterScolari

Peter Scolari, 'Newhart' and 'Bosom Buddies' actor, dies at 66Peter Scolari, who rose to stardom on 'Bosom Buddies' alongside Tom Hanks, has died at age 66 of cancer, after a 2-year illness. godresthissoul Wow, this is such a tragedy. He was a great coach. RIP coach. I loved that show including the theme song.

Peter Scolari of 'Newhart,' 'Bosom Buddies,' dies at 66Peter Scolari, an actor whose television roles included a yuppie producer on “Newhart” and a closeted dad on “Girls” and who appeared on Broadway with friend Tom Hanks, has died at 66. He first gained attention as Hanks’ co-star on “Bosom Buddies.” “Wickedly funny”, apt, yet an incomplete description. Woefully incomplete. No. 😞 Man, I remember Peter on Bosom Buddies with Tom Hanks. Newhart. Such a funny guy. RIPPeterScolari

Peter Scolari, ‘Bosom Buddies,’ ‘Girls’ star, dies at 66Peter Scolari, the Emmy-winning actor known for his work with Tom Hanks on 'Bosom Buddies' as well as roles on 'Girls' and 'Newhart,' died at 66 from cancer. Sorry to hear He was so talented and funny, I saw him in a musical.. Out of This World at City a Center in New York Loved Bosom Buddies ❤️‍🩹

Peter Scolari, Emmy-Winning ‘Bosom Buddies’ Actor, Dies at 66The actor had a lifelong friendship with Tom Hanks after 'Bosom Buddies' and was known for 'Newhart' and 'Girls,' among numerous credits. oh noooooooo 💔 RIP 💔 WE must donate to and so cancer deaths can end within the next 40 years. Let's do this for Peter...cancer