Robin Sachs, who played the mortal enemy of Watcher Rupert Giles on “Buffy The Vampire Slayer”, has died of undisclosed causes. He was 61 years old.
Sachs enjoyed a long career in the entertainment industry, which began in 1972 and included roles in “The Lost World: Jurassic Park” and on the television shows “Star Trek: Voyager” and “Babylon 5”. He also did voice work for several popular video games, such as Mass Effect 2 and 3 and the Resident Evil series. Sachs enjoyed the sci-fi genre and his passion for it can be seen in many of the roles he chose.
Few details are available at this time regarding his death, but sources say he did pass away last Friday. A note was posted on his website and is being used as the official statement.
“This is a post we never thought we would have to write…
It is with great sadness that we have to announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Robin Sachs.
Please join us in raising a glass to Robin – goodbye, dear friend. Thank you for all the laughter and the cookies. We will miss you so very much.
Di, Sharon and everyone at robinsachs.com”