Ron Faber, remembered actor of “The Exorcist” died

In 1973’s The Exorcist, Faber played the role of Chuck.

Ron Faber, one of the actors in the renowned 1973 film The Exorcist, has died at the age of 90 from lung cancer.

According to information from local media, the actor died on March 26 after having fought his illness for two months.

In 1973’s The Exorcist, Faber played Chuck, an assistant director who reveals to Chris MacNeil (Ellen Burstyn) that Burke Dennings (Jack MacGowran) is dead.

Faber was born in 1933 in Milwaukee, studied business at Marquette University, and got his first job in the entertainment industry with children’s radio.

Time later he made his way in the theater, where he developed most of his career. Some of the most important works in which she participated were First Monday in October, together with the Oscar winner Henry Fonda, and “Medea”, in which he collaborated with the Greek actress and singer Irene Papas.

However, he was also part of theatrical productions such as “Happy Days”, “Stonewall Jackson’s House” or “Scenes From Everyday Life”, to name a few.

In 1972 he received Obie and Drama Desk awards for his portrayal of a political prisoner in Fernando Arrabal’s play about the Spanish Civil War “They put handcuffs on the flowers.”