Ron Faber, ‘The Exorcist’ actor, dies at age 90
Ron Faberone of the actors in the film The Exorcist (1973), has died at the age of 90 from lung cancer.
According to local media reports, the actor passed away on March 26 after having fought for two months against his illness.
Faber was born in 1933 in Milwaukee (Wisconsin, USA), studied business at Marquette University and. his first job in the entertainment industry was in children’s radio.
Some time later he made his way into the theater, where he developed most of his career.
Some of the most important plays in which he participated were. First Monday in Octoberwith Oscar winner Henry Fonda, and Medeain which he collaborated with the Greek actress and singer Irene Papas.
However, he was also part of theatrical productions such as. Happy Days, Stonewall Jackson’s House or Scenes From Everyday Life.to mention a few.
In 1972 he received the Obie and Drama Desk awards. for his portrayal of a political prisoner in Fernando Arrabal’s play about the Spanish Civil War. They put handcuffs on the flowers.
His histrionic talent opened doors for him in the cinema and his first film was the iconic horror film starring Linda Blair and continued with films such as L’abre de Guernica (1975), Soup for One (1982) o Navy Seals (1990).
On television, she was part of the cast of series such as. Kojak (1977), which followed the ruthless and incorruptible Lieutenant Teo Kojak, played by Telly Savalas, or the crime-mystery soap opera of The Edge of the Night (1983).