Ron Glass, star of legendary television series “Barney Miller” and “Firefly” has passed away. He was 71.
No he was not Jewish, but so what. Ron Glass was one of the great television actors.
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His “Firefly” co-stars shared their grief and memories on both Twitter and Instagram.
He got there with grace, humor & enormous heart. He was, among so many other things, my Shepherd. Raise, appropriately, a glass. Rest, Ron. pic.twitter.com/yzPly7TmgE
— Joss Whedon (@joss) November 26, 2016
Ron Glass first won our hearts as the very much vain, albeit sophisticated, Detective Ron Harris back in the 1970’s on the sitcom Barney Miller.
"Shepard, don't move."
"Won't go far."
We love you, Ron Glass. Don't go far. https://t.co/BAzpzTBLLv
— Nathan Fillion (@NathanFillion) November 26, 2016
He then won over an entirely new generation of fans as when he played the preacher Derrial Book on the short lives science fiction series Firefly. Known as “Sheppard, ” Glass’ character was the conscience to the crew of the ship, former rebels who once fought for their freedom turned into common criminals.
Inbetween Ron Glass appeared on countless different television shows in one role or another,