Friends star's cause of death revealed
Friends star Mike Hagerty allegedly died from having an adverse reaction to a medication that sent him into a coma, it has been revealed.
Sources close to the actor have reported that Hagerty’s energy was still low after a leg infection in April. The 67-year-old was set to begin filming season two of the HBO comedy Somebody Somewhere, so a doctor sent him to the hospital for a check-up.
it was there that Hagerty was reportedly given a new antibiotic that caused him to have a seizure and go into a coma.
Somebody Somewhere co-star Bridget Everett shared the news of his death on Instagram on the 7th of May.
“With great sadness, the family of Michael G. Hagerty announced his death yesterday in Los Angeles,” Everett wrote.View this post on Instagram
“We are very saddened to hear about the sudden passing of Mike Hagerty,” HBO said in a statement. “A member of the HBO family for many years, his most recent role as Bridget Everett’s father in ‘Somebody Somewhere’ showed his special talent for bringing heart to a performance. Mike was a joy to work with and brought warmth and kindness to all who knew him. We send our deepest condolences to his family and friends.”
Hagerty was best known for playing building superintendent Mr Treeger on the long-running sitcom Friends.
He appeared in a plethora of TV series over the course of his career, including guest spots on Boston Legal, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Cheers, Community, CSI, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Entourage, Glee, Grey’s Anatomy, Happy Endings, Shameless, Seinfeld and many more.