“Beetlejuice” Actor Glenn Shadix Dies At 58September 8th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez
Birmingham, Sep 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American actor Glenn Shadix who is best known for edging the character of Otho in Tim Burton’s highly popular horror/comedy movie “Beetlejuice” breathed his last on Tuesday morning, his personal manager has confirmed. It has been reported that the actor lost his life after sustaining injuries following a fall at his home in the city of Birmingham where he had moved his base few years earlier.
While talking about the circumstances that led to the demise of the “Beetlejuice” star’s sister Susan Gagne told reporters that Glenn Shadix was having issues with his movement and so he was in a wheelchair when the accident took place. The actor’s sister also went on to add that the it seems that Glenn Shadix fell from his wheelchair in the kitchen of his condo and sustained serious head injuries which ultimately took his life. The news of the accidental death of the actor has left all his fans rather dismayed who remember him for his illustrious body of works. A memorial service is expected to be held in Birmingham on Saturday, his official online portal has revealed.
Glenn Shadix received a major breakthrough in his career with his portrayal of the character of an interior designer in the 1988 flick “Beetlejuice.” Over the years, the renowned actor is also known to have been associated with a number of television shows such as NBC television series “Seinfeld,” as well as the HBO program “Carnivale,” among others. Moreover, he was also a voice actor in the 1993 release “The Nightmare Before Christmas.”
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