The American actor and appearing coach Ernie Vigorous has died on the age of 74, it has been introduced. Vigorous, who’s the daddy of ‘Gossip Woman’ star Blake Lively, handed away on June 3 on account of cardiac problems.
Ernie Vigorous was a much-respected determine within the enterprise and has an in depth filmography, racking up over 100 credit.
He appeared in motion pictures corresponding to ‘Turner and Hooch’ and ‘The Man within the Moon’. He additionally had roles on quite a few main sequence, together with ‘The Waltons’, ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’, ‘The West Wing’, ‘Seinfeld’ and plenty of extra.
On the large display, he’s maybe finest recognized for his function within the Kevin Hooks thriller ‘Passenger 57’, whereas he turned a well-known face on tv all through a number of a long time.
Father on and off display
Considered one of Vigorous‘s youngsters is Blake Vigorous, who was impressed to observe her father’s footsteps into the appearing trade and did so with nice success.
Blake Vigorous shot to prominence because of her half on ‘Gossip Woman’ and has additionally featured in motion pictures corresponding to ‘The Inexperienced Lantern’, ‘New York, I Love You’ and ‘The Age of Adaline’.
Having coached his daughter in her early profession, Ernie later performed her on-screen father within the film ‘The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants’ and its sequel.
Blake Vigorous is married to actor and Wrexham AFC co-owner Ryan Reynolds.
Earlier than the large time
Previous to his appearing profession, Ernie Vigorous, born in Baltimore, Maryland, labored as an English instructor and served within the US Marines, serving in Vietnam.
Away from the display
Vigorous mentored many younger actors, together with his youngsters Blake and Eric. His shoppers included Alyson Hannigan, Brittany Murphy and Scott Grimes.
Vigorous is survived by his spouse, sister, 5 youngsters and 9 grandchildren. His spouse Elaine and all of his youngsters had been with him when he handed.