Tag Archives: Diabetes

‘Cocoon’ Actor Wilford Brimley Dead at 85

Wilford Brimley, a longtime character actor famous for his role in “Cocoon” and as a TV pitchman, died Saturday at a hospital in St. George, Utah. He was 85. TMZ reports that Brimley had lived with diabetes, and spent the past few weeks in poor health and on dialysis. Stars We Lost in 2020 View […]

Wilford Brimley, Face of Quaker Oats & Diabetes Campaigns, Dead at 85

Exclusive Wilford Brimley — an iconic actor who was the face of Quaker Oats for years, as well as a spokesperson for diabetes education — has died … a rep tells TMZ. We’re told Brimley passed away Saturday morning at his home in Utah. Sources with direct knowledge of Wilford’s health tell us he was […]