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'The Office' star Hugh Dane dies aged 75

RIP: Hugh Dane

HUGH DANE, best known for his role as Hank the security guard on The Office, has died. He was 75.

The actor reportedly passed away on May 16, as a note posted on Facebook by the Los Angeles Inner City Cultural Centre shared news of his death.

Outside of The Office, Dane was known for playing supporting roles in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Boy Meets World, Bridesmaids, and more.

The late star's former co-stars have shared tributes to the actor, with Rainn Wilson saying: “He was one of the greats. So kind, funny, talented. We will all miss him.”

Wilson also noted that donations can be made in Dane’s name to the Inner City Cultural Centre.

Cast mate Steve Carell also shared his condolences on Twitter, remembering Dane as a “terrific guy,” while Mindy Kaling said he was "was one the funniest actors ever."

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