Homeland's James Rebhorn Dies at Age 65

Celebrity News Mar. 23, 2014 AT 2:30PM
James Rebhorn Actor James Rebhorn died at age 65 on Friday, March 21. Credit: Jamie McCarthy/WireImage

Sad news for Homeland fans. Actor James Rebhorn, who played Frank Mathison -- the father of intelligence officer Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes), died at age 65, his agent Dianne Busch confirmed to Us Weekly. Rebhorn passed from a struggle with melanoma. He is survived by his wife Becky and his two daughters Hannah and Emma.

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The character actor had a recurring role as Reese Hughes on USA's White Collar and was the judge who sent Jerry, Elaine, George, and Kramer to jail in the series finale of Seinfeld in 1998. 

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Starting off his career in the '50s, Rebhorn had roles on top TV shows like Third Watch, The Book of Daniel, Law & Order, Boston Legal, 30 Rock, The Good Wife, and Enlightened

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He also had standout roles in films such as 1992's My Cousin Vinny and Scent of a Woman

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