Ricou Browning, recognized for his role as the Gill-Man, has died on the age of 93.
The actor handed away Monday surrounded by his household, the actor’s son Ricou Browning Jr. confirmed to Fox Information Digital.
His daughter additionally confirmed his loss of life.
“He had a wonderful profession within the movie trade, offering great leisure for previous and future generations,” Kim Browning informed The Hollywood Reporter.
Browning was known for his function because the Gill-Man in “Creature from the Black Lagoon.”
The movie additionally featured Julie Adams and Richard Carlson as two characters launched into a analysis expedition of the Amazon.
Browning described the costume as “cumbersome at first. Once I first put it on, it appeared awkward and clumsy,” per THR. “However as soon as I obtained into the film, I forgot I had it on. I grew to become the creature.”
Browning reprised the function with “Revenge of the Creature” and “The Creature Walks Amongst Us.”
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The creature was inducted into the Common Monster Corridor of Fame. Different monsters who’ve landed the respect embody Frankenstein, Dracula, The Wolf Man and The Mummy.
The director was additionally behind the film and TV series “Flipper.” He directed “Mr. No Legs,” “Salty” and “Whats up Down There.” Browning was additionally recognized for “Thunderball” and “Caddyshack.”
The actor additionally appeared as a stuntman or a double on a number of events, together with “20,000 Leagues Beneath the Sea” and “Do not Give Up the Ship.”
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