Marc Gilpin, who performed in “Jaws 2” because the youthful son of Police Chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider), has died. He was 56.
After an extended battle with glioblastoma, Gilpin died Saturday in Dallas, based on his older sister and “Frasier” actress Peri Gilpin by way of The Hollywood Reporter.
Gilpin beat out lots of of different boys after he answered a casting name to earn the position as Sean Brody within the 1978 sequel to Steven Spielberg’s basic “Jaws” (1975). When the film hit theaters, he was 11 years previous.
Directed by Jeannot Szwarc, “Jaw 2” introduced again Lorraine Gary because the spouse of Chief Brody. Nevertheless, their sons Michael and Sean — who have been initially performed by Chris Rebello and Jay Mello in “Jaws” — have been changed by Mark Gruner and Gilpin within the second installment of the movie sequence.
Marc Gilpin, Younger Actor on ‘Jaws 2,’ Dies at 56 https://t.co/OxQnB34lt9
— The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) August 2, 2023
The subsequent 12 months, Gilpin was a visitor on NBC’s “CHiPs” and likewise made an look on ABC’s “Fantasy Island” along with his youthful sister April. He was within the motion pictures “Earthbound” and “The Legend of the Lengthy Ranger” in 1981.
Telling a narrative about an adolescent (Zach Galligan) who was coping with the aftermath of his dad’s affair, Gilpin additionally was within the ABC telefilm “Surviving” (1985). Gilpin was in a grade A category that featured veterans Ellen Burstyn, Paul Sorvino, Len Cariou and Marsha Mason, in addition to rising stars Molly Ringwald, River Phoenix and Heather O’Rourke. (RELATED: Wrestling Legend Adrian Road Lifeless At 82)
Together with Peri, Marc is survived by his spouse Kaki and his two sons Spencer and Presley.