is saddened to report that veteran character actor and Star Trek: Voyager guest star Larry Drake passed away on March 17 at the age of 66. The two-time Emmy Award winner was best known for his roles as the gentle, mentally challenged office worker Benny on L.A. Law; the mental patient/Santa in a memorable episode of Tales from the Crypt; the baddie, Robert G. Durant, in Darkman and Darkman II: The Return of Durant; and the creepy title character in Dr. Giggles, directed by Manny Coto. He guest starred as Chellick, the Jye administrator of Hospital 4-2 on Dinaal, in the  "Critical Care" episode of Voyager.

The cause of death has not yet been reported. Please join in offering condolences to Drake's family, friends and fans.
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