‘Highlander’ Actor Stan Kirsch Dies at 51

In May 1995 Stan Kirsch made a memorable appearance in a controversial episode of “Friends.” Kirsch played the part of Ethan a young man who is dating Monica. During the episode Monica discovers that Ethan is only a senior in high school

Highlander actor Stan Kirsch dies aged 51 after suicide

Nonetheless, he turned into also a wisely-known performing coach in Los Angeles. "We will be closed for the next two weeks while we process and mourn".

A second commented: "I just heard some devastating news - Stan Kirsch has died".

Green later shared a post from her own Facebook page thanking those who have sent their love and support following her husband's death.

Police sources confirm Stan's wife, Kristyn Green, found the actor hanged on Saturday afternoon in their bathroom. "Thank you for your understanding and respecting our privacy during this incredibly hard time", a status update for the page confirmed on Monday (January 13).

'I haven't been able to respond to all the texts, calls, emails - but have read or listened to every single one of them, ' she said.

Kirsch began his career as a child actor, appearing in small-screen commercials for Campbell's soup, but his great opportunity did not come until the early 1990s, when he was chosen as Richie Ryan in the fantasy adventure show "Highlander: The Series".

Kirsch was best known for playing Richie Ryan in the Highlander TV series for six seasons from 1992-1998.

Highlander actor Stan Kirsch has died.

Stan was cast as Ethan in the 1995 episode of Friends, titled "The One with the Ick Factor".

A tribute to Stan on the show's official Facebook page said, "Without Stan Kirsch, Highlander: The Series would have been far less".

The tribute praised Kirsch's portrayal of one of the show's more challenging characters.

Our thoughts are with Stan's loved ones at this hard time. "Stan even changed himself physically to show how Richie Ryan would survive in the world of the immortals". "He was a warm presence that will be missed".

Kirsch's other major television credits include parts in General Hospital, Love Boat: The Next Wave and JAG.

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