Iconic Actor Wilford Brimley Passed Away At 85


According to reports from TMZ, iconic actor Wilford Brimley has passed away. He was the face of Quaker Oats for many years, as well as a spokesperson for diabetes education.

Brimley passed away Saturday morning in Utah as his home. Sources that had direct knowledge of Brimley's health told TMZ he was in an ICU wing of a hospital on dialysis, and very sick for days.

Brimley had a lengthy career going back to 70s with over 70 acting credits. He's most known for roles in cult classic films like "Cocoon," "The Natural," "The Thing," "Hard Target," and many other memorable on-screen appearances.

He's survived by his wife, Beverly, and his three children.

Wilford was 85. RIP