‘Fargo’ Actor Steve Reevis Dies at 55: Reports

December 11, 2017 Updated: December 11, 2017    

Actor Steve Reevis, known for roles in “Fargo” and “Last of the Dogmen,” died at the age of 55, according to reports.

Reevis died at a hospital in Missoula, Montana, on Thursday. The cause of his death was not immediately clear, The New York Post reported.

Ralph Foster, of the Foster Funeral Home, said Friday that Reevis died there, KIRO7 reported.

Reevis was a member of Montana’s Blackfeet Tribe. He appeared in “The Longest Yard,” “Geronimo,” and “Dances With Wolves.” And he also appeared in TV shows like “Jag” and “Walker, Texas Ranger.” In “Fargo,” he played the role of Shep Proudfoot.

He leaves behind a wife and four kids.

Other details about his passing are not clear

 

“I was blessed to have shared the screen with Steve Reevis,” said Tinsel Korey, a Native American actor, according to Indian Country Media Network. “His comedic timing was impeccable, his smile contagious and his spirit uplifted a room. Both on and off screen he had a way of making you feel at home. The cast and crew of our movie are absolutely heartbroken. My deepest condolences to his family in this time of great sorrow. He will be missed dearly,”

After his death, A GoFundMe page was created to help his family deal with funeral expenses.

 

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