Al Strobelwho was known for his role as Phillip Gerard in the 1990s TV series, ‘Twin Peaks’passed away in Eugene, Oregon, at age 83.
The news was confirmed yesterday by the producer Sabrina Sutherlandwho has worked with ‘Twin Peaks’ director David Lynch on many projects over the years.
“I am saddened to have to post that Al Strobel passed away last night (Saturday). I loved him a lotSutherland wrote on Facebook.
At the moment the cause of death is unknown, nor were other details of the actor who lost an arm in a car accident at the age of 17..
Strobel is known for having played Phillip Gerard, who did not have an arm, during almost every installment of ‘Twin Peaks’, including the original television series from the early 90s, the spin-off film thereafter and the reboot of 2017.
Gerard was a traveling shoe salesman who was occasionally possessed by a spirit known as Mike, who used to work with another (also dead) character named Bob..
In the series, an unusual FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the city of Twin Peaks.
Al Strobel also acted in movies like ‘Megaville’, ‘Sitting Target’, C’hild of Darkness’, ‘Child of Light’, ‘Ricochet River’.