Michael Lerner had made a big name for himself in the acting industry over the course of his long career. Born in New York, he has repeatedly stood in front of the camera for major productions such as “Godzilla”, “Buddy – The Christmas Elf” or “Barton Fink”. Now, however, sad news is making the rounds – the actor’s fans have to say goodbye to him: Michael passed away at the age of 81.

The sad news was announced by Sam Lerner, the actor’s nephew Instagram. “We lost a legend last night”the relative mourned on the social media platform and added, among other things: “Rest in peace, Michael. Enjoy your unlimited Cuban cigars, your comfortable armchairs and your endless film marathon.” However, he did not reveal any further information about the death of his beloved uncle.

Sam also made it clear that Michael shaped him with his life’s work. “It’s hard to put into words how brilliant my uncle is Michael was and how influential he was to me. His stories have always inspired me and made me fall in love with acting.”wrote the grieving nephew online.

Source: celebtap.com