Hugh Dane, ‘The Office’ Actor, Dies At 75
Sad news: Hollywood has lost another star. Hugh Dane, best known as Hank the security guard on The Office, has died. He was 75 years old.
Dane died on May 16, according to a Facebook post announcing that his family and close friends will be celebrating his life later this week. As the news spread Monday evening Dane’s castmates shared messages on Twitter to remember their beloved friend. The Office star Rainn Wilson tweeted,
“RIP Hugh Dane, aka Hank the security guard,” Wilson wrote on Twitter. “He was one of the greats. So kind, funny, talented. We will all miss him.”
Mindy Kaling also posted a short message in tribute, praising his comedic talents.
“Hugh Dane was one the funniest actors ever,” she wrote on Twitter. “I loved writing and acting with him. ❤️”
While he was most known for his time on The Office, the actor played small roles in many films and television series, including The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Roc, Little Fockers, and Bridesmaids.
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