Comedian and TV Star Martin Mull Dead at 80

LOS ANGELES — Martin Mull, the beloved comedian and television star, passed away at the age of 80, according to an announcement made by his daughter, Maggie Mull, on Instagram. The news of his death came on Friday, June 28.

In her heartfelt post, Maggie revealed that her father had been battling a long illness and fought courageously until his last breath. She described him as a multi-talented individual who excelled in various creative endeavors and was renowned for his work in television and commercials.

Throughout his career, Mull played characters in popular TV shows like Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Roseanne, Two and a Half Men, Arrested Development, The Ranch, and The Cool Kids. He even earned an Emmy nomination in 2016 for his guest role on Veep. Mull’s filmography includes iconic movies such as Clue, Far Out Man, and Mrs. Doubtfire.

Tributes from fans and celebrity colleagues have been pouring in on social media platforms, with actress Jennifer Tilly expressing her sadness at the passing of Mull. She fondly remembered their collaboration on the film Rented Lips, which Mull not only wrote but also starred in. Tilly praised him as a witty, charismatic, and kind person, and spoke of the impact he had on her career as a young actress.

Martin Mull’s legacy is one that spans across multiple creative fields, leaving an indelible mark on the world of comedy and entertainment. His contributions to television, music, and film will be remembered by fans and fellow artists alike.