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icymist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 01:10 PM
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'Babylon 5' actor dies
'Babylon 5' actor dies
Richard Biggs played Dr. Stephen Franklin on sci-fi series
Tuesday, May 25, 2004 Posted: 1:01 PM EDT (1701 GMT)


(CNN) -- Richard Biggs, who played Dr. Stephen Franklin on "Babylon 5" and also had a long run on the soap opera "Days of Our Lives," died Saturday. He was 44, according to the actor's Web site.

A posting on a "Babylon 5" message board by J. Michael Straczynski, the sci-fi show's creator, said the cause of death has not been determined but that "paramedics who showed up suggested it was either an aneurysm or a massive stroke."

Biggs, a graduate of the University of Southern California School of Theatre, gained his first major exposure as Dr. Marcus Hunter on "Days of Our Lives." He was on the NBC show for five years

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Stephanie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 01:17 PM
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1. He was my first love
And he's still breaking my heart.

Do you have more links?
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icymist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 01:18 PM
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2. Sorry, that's the only one so far.
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Squeegee Donating Member (577 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 03:17 PM
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3. Sad
B5 was one of my all-time favorite TV shows.
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soleft Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 03:33 PM
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4. handsome
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Book Lover Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 03:42 PM
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5. What!?!
Edited on Tue May-25-04 03:46 PM by Book Lover
Oh my goodness! He also has a bit role in the _Tremors_ series, if anyone remembers when that was on... I once heard someone who works as talent in the business describe him as professional and capable. What a damn shame...

on edit: Here is the link to JMS's newsgroup post: http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&safe...
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