Oscar-Nominated Actor and Screenwriter Dies from Pancreatic Cancer

August 13, 2017Aug 13, 2017

The Oscar-nominated actor and screenwriter, Joe Bologna, has passed away. Reports state that he died over the weekend while surrounded by family and friends.

Bologna was 82 at the time of his death. He is survived by his wife, Renee Taylor, and their son. Bologna was most famous for his roles in "My Favorite Year" and "Transylvania 6-5000.”


He also worked on "Blame it on Rio," "Big Daddy," and "Ice Age: The Meltdown." Bologna passed away after battling cancer for a number of years.

He had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer 3 years ago. He finally passed away after he couldn’t battle the cancer any longer.


According to TMZ, “Earlier this year, Bologna received the Night of 100 Stars Oscar Gala Lifetime Achievement Award to celebrate his work in Hollywood.”


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