Mike Hagerty, a character actor famous for his acting in the TV series Friends died on Thursday, May 5, 2022. He passed away at the age of 67, but the cause of death was not revealed. One of his famous co-stars, Bridget Everett, shared the news of his demise on social media on Friday.
Bridget Everett had worked with Hagerty on the HBO show Somebody Somewhere. Mike was best known for his role in the Friends series from 1994 until 2004. He had a recurring role as Mr Treeger and worked for five episodes of the show.
Who was Mike Hagerty
Born on May 10, 1954, Michael Gerard Hagerty was his full name. Mr Treeger was the superintendent at the New York City apartment building in which Monica Gellar and Rachel Green used to live as roommates. In one of the Friends’ episodes, Treeger wanted to kick both of them out of the building because he got irritated by them.
Hagerty made his first appearance on the show in the sitcom’s second season. He was last seen in the eighth season of Friends. Mike co-worked with Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlac, David Schwimmer, and Matthew Perry.
Mike worked as a character actor on different television shows throughout his career. On HBO’s Lucky Louie and HBO’s Somebody Somewhere, Hagerty portrayed the manager of a muffler show.
Bridget Everett shared the sad news of Hagerty’s demise on Instagram. He passed away in Los Angeles. According to his Somebody Somewhere co-star, Mike loved his hometown (Chicago) and his family very much.
Mike is survived by his wife Mary Kathryn, sister Mary Ann Hagerty and her wife Kathleen O’Rourke, and their daughter Meg. She continued to add that he was a lovable character and was adored by the entire cast and crew.
Mike Hagerty Movies and TV Shows
Mike Hagerty started his career with the 1973 show The Timber Tramps in Hollywood. Based on his outstanding performance, he got roles in Cheers and Crime Story, which were released in 1986. In the Goldie Hawn comedy Overboard (1987), he played Kurt Russell’s best.
After a bring stint in movies, Mike got roles on television. He did appear in Married… With Children (1987), Family Ties (1988), and Murphy Brown (1989). In 1992, he got to portray Davy in Wayne’s World. After a while, he shared the stage with Mike Myers in the movie, So I Married An Axe Murderer, which was released in 1993.
He got to play Rudy on Seinfield in 1994 and appeared several times on The George Carlin show in 1994 and 1995 as Frank MacNamara. Then, in the mid-1990s, he came back as Leo Blount on Home Court. After that, he landed a role in the Friends series in 1995. It proved to be a blockbuster series.
After that, he was seen in Lucky Louie as Mike, which was released in 2006. In 2013, he played Fat Jack Bray on Mob City. He was also seen in Brooklyn Nine-Nine and played Ed Miller on Somebody Somewhere in 2022.
Mike Hagerty Death Cause: What Happened To Him? How did he die?
As of writing this, the cause of the death of Mike Hagerty is not known. It has not been revealed by any official statement or by the family. His fans and loved ones are pouring tributes on social media.