Actor Stanley Anderson has passed away at the age of 78.
Over the weekend, Anderson lost his battle to cancer shortly after his diagnosis. In a statement, his family said, “We are heartbroken to share the news that Stanley Anderson has passed away on June 24th 2018, just 6 weeks after being diagnosed with brain cancer.”
His family added, “He was most proud, ultimately, of the part he played in politics.” Along with acting, Anderson did voice-over work on behalf of Democratic candidates.
Aside from playing General Slocum in “Spider-Man" (2002), Anderson also played Drew Carey’s dad on “The Drew Carey Show” (1995-2004) and the judge who presided over the court case in the "Seinfeld" finale (1998).
Over the course of his acting career, he also appeared in the movies "RoboCop 3" (1993), "Armageddon" (1998), and "Runaway Jury" (2003), and on the TV series "Law & Order" (1991 and 2003) and "NYPD Blue" (1994 and 2005).