Image copyright Shutterstock Image caption Stan Kirsch (left) with Highlander co-star Adrian Paul Actor Stan Kirsch, best known for roles in the Highlander TV series and sitcom Friends, has died at the age of 51.The star played Richie Ryan in the fantasy sci-fi adventure show, a spin-off from the 1986 film.In 1995, Kirsch made a…

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Stan Kirsch (left) with Highlander co-considerable person Adrian Paul

Actor Stan Kirsch, most appealing known for roles in the Highlander TV sequence and sitcom Friends, has died at the age of 51.

The considerable person played Richie Ryan in the delusion sci-fi adventure veil, a experience-off from the 1986 movie.

In 1995, Kirsch made a memorable cameo in Friends in an episode titled The One with the Ick Notify.

He played Ethan, a young man relationship Courteney Cox’s character Monica, who lied about his age because he became a senior college student.

A message on the Stan Kirsch Studios Fb web snort read: “We tragically misplaced our cherished Stan Kirsch on January 11th.”

His widow Kristyn Green added: “I must thank every person for the outpouring of like and strengthen.”

After showing as a baby actor, Kirsch took up what would turned into his signature role on the Highlander TV experience-off in 1992, portraying the teenage Ryan – a streetwise and vibrant petty thief.

The veil’s authentic Fb web snort also paid tribute, noting his importance to the sequence and the arrangement he “even changed himself bodily” to ponder how the character would comprise needed to comprise survived in the sector of “the immortals”.

“With out Stan Kirsch, Highlander: The Sequence would had been some distance less,” they said. “He brought a sense of humour, kindness and youthful enthusiasm to the character of Richie Ryan for six seasons.”

Kirsch’s final acting role, voicing several characters in the inspiring sequence Invincible, got here in 2009.

He made his debut as director and producer in 2004 with the movie Straight Behold: The Movie. He went on to learned his Los Angeles-primarily based fully studio and acting college with Green in 2008, serving to varied actors into veil veil and stage roles.

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