The Heartbreaking Death Of Mad Men Actor Robert Morse

Actor Robert Morse has died. The "Mad Men" star boasted a career that spanned 70 years, having appeared on stage, the small screen and in movies (via IMDb). The Tony award-winning actor passed away peacefully at his home at the age of 90, according to Morse's agent David Shaul, who added his client had suffered a brief illness (via People).

Screenwriter Larry Karaszewski also confirmed Morse's death in a Twitter tribute, writing in part, "My good pal Bobby Morse has passed away at age 90. A huge talent and a beautiful spirit."

While you likely know the star from his work on the AMC drama, for which his portrayal of Bertram Cooper earned him multiple Emmy nominations, you may also have heard him as the voice of Jack Frost in the 1979 TV movie (via Variety). But looking over the actor's jaw-dropping resume, we discovered so many more impressive roles that won fans' hearts over generations.

Fans pay tribute to Robert Morse

In addition to his work on the Jon Hamm vehicle, "Mad Men," Robert Morse also appeared in countless well-known TV shows over the course of his illustrious career, from "Murder, She Wrote," to "Suddenly Susan" to "American Crime Story." His most recent project was voicing Santa Claus in "Teen Titans Go!" as recently as 2021.

Notably, the Massachusetts native also won two Tonys for his work in the Broadway hit shows "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" and "Tru."

On Twitter, fans and colleagues were paying tribute to Morse, with the official account for "Mad Men" tweeting, "Robert Morse was one of the greats. Rest In Peace." Meanwhile, many other people reacted to the news of the iconic actor's death, with some sharing scenes from their favorite episodes of Morse playing the senior partner at the advertising firm on "Mad Men."

Perhaps one Twitter account said it best about Morse's legacy: "Robert Morse succeeded by making it look like he wasn't really trying."