Entertainment Network:

got a tip? call (866) 667 - 2327 OR

E-mail us a tip

Home Alone Actor Roberts Blossom Dead At 87

by Radar Staff

Quirky actor Roberts Blossom, who played the scary bearded neighbor in the movie Home Alone,  has died at the age of 87.

His daughter told the Los Angeles Times that her father died of natural causes on July 8th and passed away at a nursing home in Santa Monica, Ca.

PHOTOS: Celebs Who Died Young

Blossom – who will perhaps be best remembered as ‘Old Man Marley’ in the 1990 Christmas flick with Macaulay Culkin – was also a Broadway star and celebrated war veteran.

His TV credits include, Another World, Moonlighting and Northern Exposure.


Florence Henderson On Sherwood Schwartz: ‘He Changed My Life!’

“Designing Women” Star Dixie Carter Dies

Betty Ford’s Funeral: 2 Presidents, 4 First Ladies To Attend