Martin Mull, star of Clue, Fernwood 2 Night, and Roseanne, dies at 80

Martin Mull, the versatile actor known for his roles in “Clue,” “Fernwood 2 Night,” and “Roseanne,” has passed away at the age of 80 after a long illness. Mull, who was also a talented musician, painter, and comedian, came to fame in the 1970s with his recurring role on “Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman” and the starring role in its spinoff, “Fernwood 2 Night,” where he played Barth Gimble, the host of a satirical talk show.

Throughout his career, Mull appeared in numerous films and TV shows, including “Mr. Mom,” “Clue,” “Roseanne,” “Arrested Development,” and “Veep,” for which he received an Emmy nomination in 2016.

He was celebrated for his diverse talents and humor, even appearing in Red Roof Inn commercials.Mull’s daughter, Maggie Mull, a TV writer and comic artist, fondly remembered him as always funny and excelling in every creative endeavor.

She stated that her father will be deeply missed by his family, friends, colleagues, and fellow artists, comedians, musicians, and even many dogs.Martin Mull’s legacy spans decades and genres, showcasing his exceptional talent and impact on the entertainment industry. He will be remembered as a beloved figure who brought laughter and joy to audiences through his unique brand of comedy and acting

                            Martin Mull on ‘Sabrina, the Teenage Witch

Most recently, Mull appeared on the Fox sitcom The Cool Kids, Netflix’s Grace and Frankie and The Ranch, ABC’s Not Dead Yet, and Apple TV+’s The Afterparty.

Mull is survived by his third wife, Wendy Haas, and daughter Maggie.

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