Stan Kirsch is confirmed dead at the age of 51.
Stan was best known as a American actor (Highlander: The Series).
Death was likely due to suicide by hanging.
RT @drfleckenstein: I only just found out about Stan Kirsch's death. I'm pretty upset. He was a HUGE part of my childhood.
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So very sorry to hear of the death of Stan Kirsch this month. #Highlander
I only just found out about Stan Kirsch's death. I'm pretty upset. He was a HUGE part of my childhood.
RIP Stan Kirsch Dies: ‘Highlander: The Series’ Actor Was 51
RT @scenesofriends: Rest in peace! 🎇 Actor Stan Kirsch, Ethan in Friends, committed suicide on Saturday at his home in Los Angeles.
Stan Kirsch. Actor, Acting Coach, Practical Joker, Friend. We experienced laughter, pain, adventure, happiness, dis…
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Forever thankful for Stan Kirsch.
RT @scenesofriends: Rest in peace! 🎇 1222541518755389441,2020-01-29 15:26:26 +0000,straysauce,Very sad.
'Highlander' TV Star Stan Kirsch Dead at 51 After Hanging
RT @TrueQanuck11: 1044) Highlander actor Stan Kirsch dies aged 51 in apparent suicide at his Los Angeles home. h/t @_navigator1965
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RT @laongelizard: Thanks for having me back on to celebrate the life and career of our beloved Stan Kirsch. Rest In Peace and we will…
RT @laongelizard: Thanks for having me back on to celebrate the life and career of our beloved Stan Kirsch. Rest In Peace and we will…
Thanks for having me back on to celebrate the life and career of our beloved Stan Kirsch. Rest In Peace and we will…
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Stan Kirsch
Born(1968-07-15)July 15, 1968
DiedJanuary 11, 2020(2020-01-11) (aged 51)
OccupationActor, screenwriter, director, acting coach
Spouse(s)
Kristyn Green (m. 2009)
Websitewww.stankirsch.com
Stanley Benjamin Kirsch (July 15, 1968 – January 11, 2020) was an American actor, screenwriter, director, and acting coach.
Contents
1 Biography
2 Selected filmography
2.1 Film
2.2 Television
3 References
4 External links
Biography
Kirsch was born in New York City, New York. He began acting as a young child. His first acting job was at the age of 4 when he appeared in some Campbell's soup television commercials. Kirsch appeared in the short-lived Saturday morning TV series Riders in the Sky and on the soap opera General Hospital in 1992. He has made guest appearances in some TV shows including JAG, Family Law, and Friends.
His most notable role began in 1992 on Highlander: The Series as Richie Ryan. He left the show as a regular cast member in the fifth season finale in 1997, but he made one last guest appearance in the series finale episode.
Kirsch made his debut as director and producer with the film Straight Eye: The Movie in 2004. In 2008, he founded his own acting studio called Stan Kirsch Studios.
On January 11, 2020, 51-year-old Kirsch was found dead in his Los Angeles home. The LA Coroner ruled Kirsch’s death a suicide by hanging.
Selected filmography
Film
1998: Reason Thirteen (Short) as Michael
1999: Shark in a Bottle as Punk #1
2000: The Flunky as Sammy Bestone
2004: Shallow Ground as Stuart Dempsey
2004: Straight Eye: The Movie (Short, writer, director) as Sonny
2005: Deep Rescue as Kevin
Television
1991: Riders in the Sky as Axl (1991)
1992–1997: Highlander: The Series as Richard H. 'Richie' Ryan
1992: CBS Schoolbreak Special as Steve
1992: The Streets of Beverly Hills (TV Movie) as Kenny Street 1994- " Friends " Monica's Young boyfriend
1995: Friends as Ethan
1995: ABC Afterschool Special as Matt
1996-2001: JAG as Lieutenant Ferrari / Ensign Frank Cody
1996: Home Song (TV Movie) as Kent Arens
1998: The Sky's On Fire (TV Movie) as Chuck
1999: Love Boat: The Next Wave as Vince
2000: Family Law as Rick Quinn
2002: First Monday as David Dahl Washington Post Reporter
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