Meera Furlan Dead: ‘Babylon 5’ and ‘Lost’ actress dies at 65


Meera Furlan is known for her roles as Delbury, Minbury Ambassador Babylon 5 And on Daniel Russo lost, Has died at the age of 65.

Furlan died of unknown causes on Wednesday. His death was confirmed the following evening Twitter. shortly thereafter, Babylon 5 Producer J. Michael Straczynski shared a touching tribute.

“It’s a very sad night, our friends and comrades went down the street where we couldn’t reach it,” Straczynski wrote. “But as with all things, we will catch up with him over time, and I believe we will have many stories to tell him, and many new roles to share with the universe.”

The eulogy continues, reading in part: “Meera was a nice and kind woman, stunning, talented artist and friend to all of the cast and crew Babylon 5, And we were all devastated by the news. Members of the cast with whom she was particularly close will need room to process the moment at the end of the show, so please be gentle if they are unresponsive for a time. We are often down this road, and it only gets harder.

A native of former Yugoslavia, Furlan emigrated to the United States in 1991, a year before he landed his star-making role as Delaney On. Babylon 5. But she was already a skilled actress at that time, having worked in theater, film and television in her native country. In 1985, she played the role of Ankita Widmer in the film When father was away from business, Which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Six years later Babylon 5, Furlan made his debut as scientist Danielle Russo on ABC lost, And appeared in 20 episodes in six seasons. Additional TV credits included episodes NCIS, Law & Order: Los Angeles And Just add magic.

Furlan is survived by her husband, director Goran Gazik, and her son, Marco.

All five seasons of Babylon 5 On 26 January Tuesday, HBO heads Max.

Scroll down to read Straczynski’s tribute in full.

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