The leisure world bids farewell to Marc Gilpin, the proficient actor who portrayed younger Sean Brody within the 1978 thriller Jaws 2.
The 56-year-old actor handed away in Dallas after a courageous combat towards glioblastoma, a difficult mind most cancers. His older sister, the celebrated Frasier actress Peri Gilpin, introduced the unhappy information, and the trade mourns the lack of a gifted performer.
Marc’s journey to stardom started on the age of 11 when he received the position of Sean Brody within the sequel to Steven Spielberg’s traditional Jaws.
Past Jaws 2, Gilpin’s performing profession included visitor appearances on tv exhibits like NBC’s CHiPs and ABC’s Fantasy Island. Notably, he starred alongside his youthful sister, April, within the household movie The place’s Willy? (1978) and continued to impress audiences together with his numerous roles.
The lack of Marc Gilpin marks one other sorrowful chapter for the Gilpin household, who had beforehand skilled the lack of his sister April in 2017 and sister Patti in 2020.
Regardless of his early success within the leisure trade, Gilpin took a special path later in life. He transitioned to turn out to be a self-taught software program engineer, delving into the world of know-how. Embracing his ardour for innovation, he labored for start-up corporations and even earned a number of software program patents whereas contributing to the sector.
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