Michael Parks


Age: 77

prolific character actor who found early fame in 1960's countercultural roles and later became a favorite of directors including Quentin Tarantino and Kevin Smith, who acted in more than 100 films and TV shows in a career that spanned 60 years including many of his early starring roles in anti-establishment 1960's-era films such as Wild Seed, The Happening with Anthony Quinn, and Bus Riley's Back in Town alongside Ann-Margaret, who also starred as a disillusioned, motorcyle-riding newsman in the 1969 TV series Then Came Bronson and played Canadian drug runner Jean Renault on David Lynch's Twin Peaks, but who was cast by Tarantino in multiple film roles in both parts of Kill Bill and his "Death Proof" half of Grindhouse (2007).

Cause of Death: Undisclosed causes

Born: April 24, 1940

Died: May 9, 2017

Los Angeles, California