Peter Scolari, ‘Bosom Buddies’ & ‘Newhart’ Star, Dies at 66
Bosom Buddies star Peter Scolari has died. The actor, who broke out alongside Tom Hanks in the 1980-82 series, was also known for his roles in Newhart and, most recently, CBS’ Evil. He was 66 years old.
The news of Scolari’s passing, which comes after a two-year battle with cancer, was announced by Wright Entertainment’s Ellen Lubin Sanitsky.
Scolari also graced the big screen in pal Hanks’ That Thing You Do! and The Polar Express, and he dabbled in stage work with parts in Broadway productions like Hairspray, Wicked, and Sly Fox.