It is with great sadness that I report the passing of actor Irwin Keyes at age 63. Irwin, perhaps best known to many as Hugo in The Jeffersons and Ravelli in Rob Zombie’s horror film House of 1,000 Corpses, also played the cop that clubs Ajax in The Warriors in a memorable scene from the movie. A family member on Facebook posted:
“It’s with deep sympathy that I’m writing this post. Early this morning my family was informed that our beloved uncle, brother, teammate and friend, Irwin Keyes has had his last curtain call. He is now an angel for us all and will be watching down. Our family wishes to thank all of you who have been a part of his life. He will be missed very much.”
I wish to pass my condolences, along with those on behalf of The Warriors global fan community, to Irwin’s family and friends.