By Otaku no Culture
Michael Roberds, best known for his role of Uncle Fester in the Canadian television series The New Addams Family, passed away Sunday evening. For those who knew him, it was too soon. He was 52.
The actor-writer’s death was confirmed by Debbie Mahood, Talent Manager at Lucas Talent Inc. “It is with incredible sadness that I announce the passing [of] my client and friend, Michael Roberds. He loved to entertain his neighbours by reading them jokes at parties. Michael was a gentle soul and will be missed by all he touched.”
Born in Langley, British Columbia, Roberds started his acting career at the young age of 5. He played Big Bird in a school production of “Christmas on Sesame Street.”
His continued work on stage would bring him to White Rock where he involved himself with amateur theatre and joined the comedy troupe Almost Midnight.
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