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Will Robinson
April 06, 2015 AT 12:00 PM EDT

Horror movie character actor Tom Towles died Sunday as a result of a stroke suffered last Thursday, per Variety. He was 65 years old.

In his 30-plus-year career, Towles racked up a number of credits. He had a bit part in Sidney Lumet’s 1975 classic Dog Day Afternoon, later picking up roles in Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, the 1990 Night of the Living Dead remake, a fake trailer during Grindhouse, and House of 1000 Corpses. House‘s director Rob Zombie took to Instagram to give his condolences.

On the set of Halloween with Tom, Udo and Clint. #riptomtowles #halloween2007 #robzombie

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Towles appeared in several TV shows, too, from NYPD Blue, L.A. Law, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Seinfeld, and ER.

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