Peter Scolari, co-star of ‘Bosom Buddies,’ ‘Girls’ dead at 66

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Peter Scolari (TMZ)

(WGHP) — Peter Scolari, the actor, has passed away from an extended cancer battle at the age of 66.

TMZ reports that Scolari, who starred alongside Tom Hanks in the sitcom “Bosom Buddies,” has died. He was diagnosed with cancer two years ago but kept the diagnoses private.

Scolari was put on the map, along with Hanks, in 1980 with the ABC sitcom “Bosom Buddies.” He then costarred on “Newhart.” His most recent role was on HBO’s “Girls,” a role for which he won an Emmy.

Scolari also had roles in “Murphy Brown,” “The West Wing,” “ER,” and “Ally McBeal.” He also found success in several Broadway plays and he’s survived by his wife and their four children.

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