Actor Peter Scolari, best known for his roles in "Bosom Buddies" and "Newhart," died Friday after a two-year battle with cancer.
He was 66 years old
Scolari's career was launched after starring opposite Tom Hanks for two seasons on the ABC comedy “Bosom Buddies" from 1980-82. He also starred as producer Michael Harris on the CBS comedy "Newhart" from 1984-90, in which he earned three Emmy nominations.
He won an Emmy playing Tad Horvath on the HBO series "Girls."
Scolari also appeared on Broadway, including "Hairspray,” “Sly Fox,” “Wicked,” “Magic/Bird,” and with Hanks in “Lucky Guy” in 2013.
He is survived by his wife Tracy Shayne and four children Nicholas, Joseph, Keaton, and Cali.