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Glenn Shadix: 1952-2010. Comic Gem Hoped for Role Opposite Rob Pattinson, He Said in Final Interview

September is shaping up to be a sad month on the comedy front.

Three days ago, we got word that funnyman Robert Schimmel had passed away at age 60.

"Whatever happens happens, but at least they saw my work," Glenn (above) told us of his audition for "Water for Elephants."

"Whatever happens happens, but at least they saw my work," Glenn (above) told us of his "Water for Elephants" audition.

Today it pains us to report that another friend of BlogTalkRadio, Glenn Shadix, is gone at 58.

The master character actor accidentally fell last night in his Birmingham, Ala., home and suffered a head injury.

Fans of Tim Burton‘s Beetle Juice will no doubt remember Glenn’s hilarious portrayal of pretentious interior designer Otho—opposite Alec Baldwin, Michael Keaton and Geena Davis—in the classic 1988 mock-horror flick.

And though Glenn left Tinseltown in 2005, he hoped to return to the silver screen, namely in a role opposite superstar Rob Pattinson.

Interviewed in April of this year on BlogTalkRadio’s Flashback—which would be his last-ever known interview—he Continue reading