Glenne Headly, #Dick_Tracy and ‘Lonesome Dove’ Star, Dies at 62.
Emmy-nominated actress Glenne Headly has died at age 62, Variety has confirmed
“It is with deep sorrow that we confirm the passing of Glenne Headly,” her reps said in a statement. “We ask that her family’s privacy be respected in this difficult time.”
The film, television actress, and theater actress was known for starring alongside Warren Beatty in 1990’s “Dick Tracy” as Tess Trueheart. She was nominated for an Emmy for her role in the 1989 miniseries “Lonesome Dove,” as well as the 1996 Showtime film adaptation of “Bastard Out of Carolina.” She was in production on the Seth Rogen-Evan Goldberg produced Hulu comedy series “Future Man” at the time of her death.
“Future Man” producer Sony Pictures Television said Headly’s role would not be recast but that she would remain in the episodes completed so far. The series revolves around a janitor and gamer by night who is recruited by mysterious visitors to travel through time in order to prevent the extinction of humanity. “Future Man,” which stars Ed Begley Jr., Eliza Coupe and Josh Hutcherson, is now lensing in Los Angeles.
“We are saddened by the sudden loss of Glenne Headly. Our deepest condolences go out to her family and friends. She was an incredible talent and will be missed,” Sony said in a statement.
Headly’s career began on the stage, when she was an originating member of Chicago’s renowned Steppenwolf Theatre Company. She went on to marry fellow ensemble member John Malkovich in 1982, though the pair divorced in 1988. She made her feature film debut in the 1981 dramedy “Four Friends.” In 2016, she appeared in “Stage Kiss” at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles; her other theater performances included “Arms and the Man,” with Malkovich directing and “Aunt Dan and Lemon,” directed by Wallace Shawn in London.