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John Dye

Born: 1963-01-31 - Died: 2011-01-10
Cause of Death:
Heart Attack

Death Summary: Dye was found dead in his home, from an apparent heart attack.

Who was John Dye : John Dye is famous for playing the Angel of Death, Andrew, on the nine season spanning show, Touched by an Angel. Dye's career began in 1984, with his last performance in 2007.

Dye was born in Amory, Mississippi, one of three sons. Dye caught the acting bug in high school, after playing Friedrich von Trapp in The Sound of Music. Originally he went to college to become a civil rights lawyer, but then decided to study drama.

His acting career began in 1984, while attending college in Memphis. A Judd Nelson film called Making the Grade was shooting there, and Dye landed his first role as 'Skip'. During the rest of the 80's, Dye would appear in a few films. Starring in the 1987 college comedy, Campus Man. His most notable gig was in 1989, where he appeared in the cult martial arts classic - Best of the Best.

In the 90's, Dye made the switch from movies to television. This turned out to be a fruitful decision, as he obtained a role in the nine season spanning Touched by an Angel, playing the angel of death.
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