Eddie Driscoll, Star of 'Mad Men' and 'Entourage', Passes Away at 60

Hollywood Mourns the Loss of a Cherished Talent.

by Nouman Rasool
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Eddie Driscoll, Star of 'Mad Men' and 'Entourage', Passes Away at 60
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In a solemn announcement that has echoed through the corridors of Hollywood, Eddie Driscoll, a venerable figure known for his memorable roles in iconic television series such as "Mad Men," "Entourage," and "Sex and the City," has passed away at the age of 60.

His departure marks the end of a courageous fight against stomach cancer, a battle he waged for several months with the kind of resilience and strength that characterized his performances on screen. The news of Driscoll's untimely demise was shared by his colleague and fellow actor, Jimmy Palumbo, as reported by The Hollywood Reporter.

Driscoll's final moments came on December 15 in Los Angeles, where he succumbed to a saddle pulmonary embolism, a critical condition described by Yale Medicine as the obstruction of blood flow to both lungs due to a significant blood clot.

This life-threatening episode was a complication arising from his ongoing struggle with cancer.

Early Career Beginnings

A native of New York, Driscoll honed his craft at the esteemed Burt Reynolds Institute for Film & Theatre located in North Palm Beach, Florida.

It was here that he studied alongside luminaries such as Carol Burnett and Burt Reynolds himself. Driscoll's early career saw him sharing the stage and screen with Reynolds in a variety of projects, including films like "Physical Evidence" and "Breaking In," as well as television series "B.L.

Stryker" and "Evening Shade." Beyond his work with Reynolds, Driscoll's talent and versatility led him to roles in a plethora of beloved television shows. His career was marked by appearances in "Desperate Housewives," "This Is Us," and a recurring role on TNT's "The Last Ship" as Randall Croft, in addition to his more recognized work on "Mad Men," "Entourage," and "Sex and the City." Driscoll's presence was also felt in daytime television, with multiple appearances on "Days of Our Lives." Aside from his acting career, Driscoll was known in the California community for his involvement with two karaoke bars, the now-closed Dimples and the Fox Fire Room.

A celebration of life was held in January at the Fox Fire Room, paying tribute to a life rich in artistry and friendship. Eddie Driscoll is survived by his brother, Danny, and leaves behind a legacy that will continue to inspire and entertain through the timeless nature of his work.

His contribution to the tapestry of American television has left an indelible mark, and he will be deeply missed by fans, friends, and family alike.

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