Sad news to report…
Wilford Brimley an iconic actor who was the face of Quaker Oats for years, as well as a spokesperson for diabetes education has passed away at 85!
We’re told Brimley passed away Saturday morning at his home in Utah. Sources with direct knowledge of Wilford’s health tell us he was in an ICU wing of a hospital on dialysis, and very sick for days.
Wilford had a lengthy career on camera, dating back to the 1970s with over 70 acting credits. He’s perhaps most known for roles in cult classic films like “Cocoon,” “The Natural,” “The Thing,” “Hard Target,” and countless other memorable on-screen appearances, big and small.
Brimley is survived by his wife and 3 children.
May he rest in peace.