Actor Bruno Kirby Dead

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LOS ANGELES (August 15, 2006) — Actor Bruno Kirby has died, Access Hollywood has learned.

Kirby, 57, died in Los Angeles on August 14 due to complications from recently diagnosed Leukemia, the actor’s agent confirmed to Access.

“We are incredibly grateful for the outpouring of support we have received from Bruno’s fans and colleagues who have admired and respected his work over the past thirty years. Bruno’s spirit will continue to live on not only in his rich body of film and television work but also through the lives of individuals he has touched throughout his life,” Bruno’s wife, Lynn Sellers, said in a statement released to Access.

Kirby?s film credits include “Donnie Brasco,” “The Godfather, Part II,” “When Harry Met Sally,” “City Slickers,” and “Good Morning, Vietnam.”

“What a terrible loss. I send my condolences to his family, especially his father Bruce,” Billy Crystal said in a statement to Access.

Kirby also appeared in a guest spot in this season?s ?Entourage? as producer Phil Rubenstein in an episode titled ?Guys and Dolls.?

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