American actor Mike Hagerty has died at the age of 67. Michael G. Hagerty was born May 10, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois. He died April 29, 2022, mere days before what would have been his 68th birthday.
A veteran character actor with over 100 credits in various television shows and movies, Hagerty was also known for his recurring role in the hit NBC sitcom “Friends,” where he played Mr. Treeger, the superintendent of the apartment complex that the majority of the main cast lived in.
Some of his best known mundane roles were as Ed Miller on Somebody, Somewhere., Mike on Lucky Louie, Mike Duffy on Curb Your Enthisiasm, and as xxx on the long running series Friends.
Star Trek Connection
In the Next Gen episode “Redemption II,” Hagerty played Captain Larg, a Klingon officer.
In the ST:TNG episode “Thine Own Self” he played Skoran of Barkon IV.
In the video game Star Trek: Klingon, he voiced the bartender.
Other Science Fiction Roles
Mike Hagerty appeared in Mann and Machine and Hard Time on Planet Earth. He also appeared in Ghost Whisperer and Medium. He appeared in the 1990 movie Dick Tracy. In Austin Powers: the Spy Who Shagged Me (1999), he played the peanut vendor.He voiced an orc leader in the video game Lands of Lore III.
Born and raised in Chicago, Mike Hagerty got his acting start in Chicago’s famous improvisational theater troupe, Secind City, He had a recurring role on Friends as Mr. Treeger, the building manager. He co-starred on The George Carlin Show. He played Kurt Russell’s best friend in Overboard (1987).
Mike Hagerty is survived by his wife Mary Kathryn, his sister Mary Ann Hagerty, and his niece Meg. Our condolences to him and to all his friends and family.
Susan Macdonald is the author of the children’s book “R is for Renaissance Faire”, as well as 26 short stories, mostly fantasy in “Alternative Truths”, “Swords and Sorceress #30”, Swords &Sorceries Vols. 1, 2, & 5, “Cat Tails” “Under Western Stars”, and “Knee-High Drummond and the Durango Kid”. Her articles have appeared on SCIFI.radio’s web site, in The Inquisitr, and in The Millington Star. She enjoys Renaissance Faires (see book above), science fiction conventions, Highland Games, and Native American pow-wows.