John Spencer (actor)

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John Spencer
Born
John Speshock, Jr.

(1946-12-20)December 20, 1946
DiedDecember 16, 2005(2005-12-16) (aged 58)
Cause of deathMyocardial infarction
Resting placeLaurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa, New Jersey
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActor
Years active1963–2005
Notable work
Leo McGarry on The West Wing
Home townTotowa, New Jersey
Partner(s)Patricia Mariano
Parent(s)John Speshock, Sr.
Mildred Speshock
AwardsEmmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
2002 The West Wing

John Spencer (December 20, 1946 – December 16, 2005)[1] was an American actor. He was best known for playing White House Chief of Staff Leo McGarry on the successful television series The West Wing. He won an Emmy Award for this role in 2002.

Spencer died of a heart attack in a hospital in Los Angeles. He was aged 58.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Actor John Spencer has died". Associated Press. December 16, 2005.
  2. "John Spencer, 58, TV Actor Starring on 'The West Wing,' Dies". The New York Times. December 17, 2005.

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