Ron Glass, the actor most recently known for playing Shepherd Derrial Book in Firefly has died, aged 71.
The cast of the TV show Firefly, and film Serenity, have made it clear that, this time, it's their turn to say grace.
He got there with grace, humor & enormous heart. He was, among so many other things, my Shepherd. Raise, appropriately, a glass. Rest, Ron. pic.twitter.com/yzPly7TmgENovember 26, 2016
Ron Glass was also a sassy smart ass and I prize that very much. A leaf on the wind. #ripronglassNovember 26, 2016
Ron Glass was one of the greatest actors to work with. His laugh was beyond infectious and his generosity was ever present. #ripronglassNovember 26, 2016
Happy rebirth, dear Ron Glass.Among the kindest and gentlest souls to have walked this earth with us.https://t.co/rF1bDPxeRaNovember 26, 2016
Ron Glass. What an honor it was to know you, to work beside you and to have called you my friend. You will be missed. I love you sir.November 26, 2016
Glass first break came as Detective Ron Harris in Barney Miller, a 1970-80s police sitcom (for which he won an Emmy). He also appeared in The New Odd Couple, The Twilight Zone, Family Matters, Murder She Wrote, Friends, CSI, Agents of SHIELD, and voiced Garth in Fable 2 among others in a long and varied career.
A leaf on the wind.