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Twin Peaks star Warren Frost has died aged 91

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Actor Warren Frost, who was best known for his roles in Twin Peaks and Sienfield, has sadly passed away aged 91. The World War II veteran died on Friday after a long illness. His son, Mark Frost, confirmed the sad news in a statement which read: "From the Normandy shores on D-Day to his 50-year career on stage and screen, he remained the same humble guy from Vermont who taught us that a life devoted to telling the right kind of truths can make a real difference in the lives of others. We're grateful to have shared him with the world for as long as we did."

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The actor played Dr. Hayward, a mysterious physician who refuses to perform the autopsy on Laura Palmer, in the hit cult show Twin Peaks. He recently reprised the role for an upcoming instalment of the 1990 show, which is due to air in the US in May. The show's official Twitter account led the tributes to the actor, writing: "We are deeply saddened to share the news of the passing of actor #WarrenFrost, father of #TwinPeaks co-creator @mfrost11." Fans of the show were also quick to offer their condolences, with one writing: "Rest In Peace, Warren Frost. Always remembered, always loved. Condolences to @mfrost11 and his family." Another added: "Godspeed Warren Frost. Thank you for your contribution to one of my favorite TV programmes."

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