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Glenn Shadix

Glenn Shadix

(1952 – 2010)

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Glenn Shadix

Glenn Shadix
(1952 – 2010)

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Glenn Shadix

(1952 – 2010)
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This is an online memorial dedicated to Glenn Shadix. Glen Shadix was an American actor, known for his role as “Otho” in Tim Burton's horror/comedy film Beetlejuice.
Glenn Shadix was born William Glenn Shadix in Bessemer, Alabama, and added the surname "Scott" when his mother remarried a few years after his birth. He attended Birmingham-Southern College for two years, studying with absurdist playwright-director Arnold Powell. He lived in New York City prior to moving to Hollywood in the late 1970s. He got his breakthrough film role in Beetlejuice while doing a stage play, portraying Gertrude Stein. According to Glenn Shadix, it was the play that his agent warned him against doing, since it was a
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role that seemed too risky. But the actor went on instinct and played the role. As fate would have it, Tim Burton was one of the people sitting in the audience that night. Glenn Shadix became personal friends with Burton while making Beetlejuice, and the two would go on to make two more films together: 1993's The Nightmare Before Christmas and the 2001 remake of Planet of the Apes.
In 2005, Glenn Shadix was cast as the Brain and Monsieur Mallah in season five of the Teen Titans animated series. Other voice work done by Glenn Shadix includes the aforementioned Nightmare, and episodes of Jackie Chan Adventures and Justice League Unlimited. He reprised his Nightmare Before Christmas role in the sequel, Oogie’s
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Revenge, and the Square-Enix video game Kingdom Hearts II.
His television work included the HBO drama Carnivàle, the NBC television comedy Seinfeld, in which he played Jerry's landlord, and playing the roles of giant brothers Typhoon and Typhon in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys.
In 2007, after spending thirty years in Los Angeles, he returned to his native Bessemer, Alabama, where he purchased a Queen Anne Victorian home. The house was completely destroyed in a fire on December 13, 2008; Glenn Shadix told reporters that "I have lost my dream."
On September 7, 2010, Glenn Shadix passed away. This is a tribute dedicated to his life and his career. May he rest in peace.
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Glenn Shadix

This is an online memorial dedicated to Glenn Shadix. Glen Shadix was an American actor, known for his role as “Otho” in Tim Burton's horror/comedy film Beetlejuice.
Glenn Shadix was born William Glenn Shadix in Bessemer, Alabama, and added the surname "Scott" when his mother remarried a few years after his birth. He attended Birmingham-Southern College for two years, studying with absurdist playwright-director Arnold Powell. He lived in New York City prior to moving to Hollywood in the late 1970s. He got his breakthrough film role in Beetlejuice while doing a stage play, portraying Gertrude Stein. According to Glenn Shadix, it was the play that his agent warned him against doing, since it was a...

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