Joss Ackland Obituary – Death: ‘White Mischief’ And ‘Lethal Weapon 2’ Star Has Passed Away At 95, Cause Of Death
Renowned British actor Joss Ackland has passed away at the age of 95, as confirmed by his family in an official statement. The cause and location of his death were not disclosed.
A prolific figure in both stage and screen, Ackland graced over 100 movies and TV series during his illustrious career, featuring notable works such as White Mischief and the 1989 film Lethal Weapon 2.
In the family’s statement, Ackland was acknowledged for his distinctive voice, commanding presence, and the unique intensity and gravitas he brought to his roles. His legacy endures as one of Britain’s most talented and cherished actors.
Born in 1928 in London’s Ladbroke Grove, Ackland spent his formative years in Kilburn, North London. His cinematic repertoire expanded across the 1980s and 1990s, including memorable appearances in films like The Mighty Ducks and Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey.
In recognition of his outstanding contributions to acting, Ackland was honored with a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 2000.
Details regarding survivors and memorial arrangements are not currently available. Ackland’s passing leaves a void in the entertainment world, and he will be remembered for his remarkable talent and enduring impact on British cinema.