Gary Friedkin dead of COVID-19 at 70 (1952-2022)
In Year 1952
In Year 2022
Gary Friedkin - who played an Ewok in "Star Wars: Return of the Jedi" - died at the age of 70 from COVID-19 complications, according to an online obituary.
difficult "three and a half weeks" in the intensive care unit of a Youngstown, Ohio, hospital, according to the tribute in the Tribune Chronicle.
All those who knew him. “Gary was a beacon of joy and inspiration that will live on forever for generations to come to all who see his work.
Garry Marshall once said, 'Gary makes my heart smile,'" "Happy Days" star Anson Williams, who played Potsie on the sitcom,
exclusively told the Post in an email Friday. A piano player, Friedkin trained at the Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University,
where he reportedly graduated with a music degree. According to The Hollywood Reporter, he moved to
Los Angeles and starred in the 1981 Chevy Chase comedy "Under the Rainbow". I made my Hollywood debut.