‘Friends’ Star Mike Hagerty’s Tragic Cause of Death Has Been Revealed

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Mike Hagerty, best known for his role in Friends, has passed away on May 5, 2022 at the age of 67. A report has revealed that he died due to an adverse reaction from an antibiotic that caused him to fall into a coma.

It turns out that Hagerty was in the hospital getting a checkup after his leg infection that he had back in April. He was technically recovered from the infection, but he had very low energy and not feeling his best self. To help, he was given a medication. However, the med wound up causing him to have a seizure, fall into a coma, and eventually die.

 

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Hagerty was most famously known for his recurring role as building superintendent Mr. Treeger on “Friends.” He’s also appeared on “Seinfeld,” “Glee,” “Boston Legal,” “Cheers,” “CSI,” and more, and right before he went back to the hospital, he was preparing to start filming Season 2 of the HBO comedy “Somebody Somewhere.”

Bridget Everett, Hagerty’s “Somebody Somewhere” costar announced his death on her Instagram, but at the time, she didn’t reveal the cause.

“With great sadness, the family of Michael G. Hagerty announced his death yesterday in Los Angeles. A beloved character actor, his love of his hometown of Chicago and his family were the cornerstones of his life,” she wrote. “Mike, a devoted husband, is survived by his wife Mary Kathryn, his sister Mary Ann Hagerty, her wife Kathleen O’Rourke, and their daughter Meg. He will be sorely missed.”

 

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In another post, Bridget posted some images of herself with Hagerty, followed. By the caption: “I loved Mike the instant I met him. He was so special. Warm, funny, never met a stranger. We are devastated he has passed. Mike was adored by the entire cast and crew of Somebody Somewhere. Our thoughts are with his wife and family.” To learn more about Hagerty’s cause of death, check out the video below.

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