Character actor Tom Towles, who starred in a number of horror films, including those produced by musician and filmmaker Rob Zombie, has died. He was 65.
Zombie announced Towles's death on Facebook on Sunday, writing that he had just learned of the actor's passing. No details about Towles's death were made available.
"He was such a great guy and I am so grateful that we got to work together several times," Zombie wrote on Facebook. "He will be really missed."
I just got word that our buddy Tom Towles has died. He was such a great guy and I am so grateful that we got to work together several times. He will be really missed.
Posted by Rob Zombie on Sunday, April 5, 2015
Towles and Zombie collaborated on several horror flicks, including "House of 1000 Corpses," "The Devil's Rejects," and the 2007 "Halloween" remake. The late actor also starred in "Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer," "Night of the Living Dead," and "Grindhouse," among many other film roles.
Towles was also known for prolific television work, including spots on "Seinfeld," "ER," "L.A. Law," "NYPD Blue," "Firefly," and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine."
[via: Facebook, h/t CinemaBlend]
Photo credit: Rob Zombie/Facebook