DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Ron Glass (aged 71)
American actor (Barney Miller, Firefly)
Ronald Earle Glass (July 10, 1945 – November 25, 2016) was an American actor. He was known for his roles as literary Det. Ron Harris in the television sitcom Barney Miller (1975–82), and as the spiritual Shepherd Derrial Book in the 2002 science-fictionseries Firefly and its sequel film Serenity.
DEATH: Glass died of respiratory failure on November 25, 2016, at the age of 71.