Posted: Sep 7, 2010 8:44 PM by Alison Haynes
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Glenn Shadix, the actor best
remembered for his portrayal of a portly, pretentious designer in
the comedy "Beetlejuice," has died. He was 58.
Personal manager Juliet Green told The Associated Press that the
Alabama native died in his Birmingham home Tuesday morning.
Green did not immediately know the cause of death. The actor's
sister, Susan Gagne, told The Birmingham News he had been using a
wheelchair to get around and he appeared to have fallen in his
kitchen and hit his head.
The actor's website says a memorial will be held Saturday in
Shadix starred in the popular 1988 Tim Burton film as a droll
interior designer who dabbled in voodoo. He also was a voice actor
in "The Nightmare Before Christmas" and appeared in dozens of TV