'Welcome To The Dollhouse' actor Matthew Faber dies at 47 due to natural causes
The actor was found dead in his apartment by his landlord after the former stopped answering his family's calls as they grew worried
Matthew Faber, who is known for his roles in 'Welcome To The Dollhouse', 'Natural Born Killers' and others has passed away at 47. The actor was found dead in his Van Nuys, California apartment on Saturday (March 28). His death came to light after his family got worried as he wasn't responding to calls.
The same urged them to go check on him and his landlord was asked to open the door to his house and his body was discovered. However, Faber's brother, Mark confirmed that his death was due to natural causes.
"A beautiful man. Incredibly talented. Wise beyond his years, quick-witted. Abundantly aware. He could pay attention more than most. He had such incredible focus and ability to sustain concentration -- brilliant man, very aware, very smart," Mark remembered his brother while speaking to TMZ.
Faber became a well-known name in the '90s for his acting in several cult classics. He is most known for his role in 'Welcome To The Dollhouse' and its 2004 sequel 'Palindromes.' His role in 'Welcome To The Dollhouse' helped him leave a mark on people and to date, his character is loved by many.
He was even nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for this role. Faber proved that his skills extended beyond his acting as in 2018 as he took the role of a cinematographer for his project 'Into The Woods With Love', as reported by Theusposts. However, when it comes to acting, Faber took a backseat after his appearance in the 2013 movie 'The Devil You Know'.
Faber is not the only actor that Hollywood lost today (March 28). Earlier today, it was also revealed that actor John Callahan has passed away. The news about his death was first announced by Daytime Emmys. “We’re devastated to share that John Callahan passed away earlier today. Sending our deepest condolences to Eva La Rue and all his loved ones,” they wrote.
Callahan’s ex-wife, Eva LaRue also confirmed the news as she took to Instagram to share a series of pictures. "I hope Heaven has baseball and that your team always wins! The Yankees have just lost their biggest fan," she wrote.