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Joss Whedon and ‘Firefly’ Cast Pay Tribute to Actor Ron Glass

Glass passed away on Friday at the age of 71.

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2016 hasn’t been kind to celebrities (or almost anyone else, for that matter). The latest casualty of this annus horribilis is Ron Glass, who passed away on Friday at the age of 71. The actor was best known for his work on the shows “Barney Miller” and “Firefly,” and many of his co-stars and colleagues have taken to social media to mark his passing.

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“He got there with grace, humor & enormous heart,” tweeted Joss Whedon, who created the cult favorite “Firefly.” “He was, among so many other things, my Shepherd. Raise, appropriately, a glass. Rest, Ron.” Whedon was joined by a host of others on Twitter and Instagram:

“Shepard, don’t move.” “Won’t go far.” We love you, Ron Glass. Don’t go far.

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