At age 71, Ron Glass has passed away. According to reports he died of respiratory failure on Friday. Many of the Firefly fans out there are still reeling from the deaths of Shepherd Book and Wash in the follow up movie to Firefly, Serenity. This has been made all the more sad by the death of the actor who portrayed Book as the lovable Shepherd as part of the team of Serenity in both the movie and the TV show. Many of the Firefly cast members have remembered him on social media since his death on Friday. He was also well known for his roles in Barney Miller, Death at a Funeral, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and many others.
The Death of The Shepherd