Babylon with 5 stars and the lost actress Mira Furlan passes
Mira Furlan, the actress who played Minbari Ambassador Delen in the science fiction series Babylon 5, Has passed away. She was 65 years old. The creator of Babylon 5, J. Michael Straczynski, confirmed the news on Twitter. He also shared a long tribute to Furlan.
This is a night of great sorrow, as our friend and comrade had set out on a journey where we could not reach. But as with everything, we will catch up with her in time, and I believe she will have many stories to tell us and many new roles to share with the universe. pic.twitter.com/HyQlqyC19v
– J. Michael Straczynski (@straczynski) January 22, 2021
In his letter, Stracinski touched on Furlan’s story as an actress in Croatia who was forced to flee Croatia’s war of independence with her husband, director Goran Gaic. Despite threats to his life, Furlan remained part of a traveling theater group in the midst of the war. Nevertheless, Furlan belittled her actions, according to Straczynski.
“I admired her courage, but she shrugged and waved,” Straczynski wrote. “What’s the worst that could have happened?” Yes, they could have killed me. And what? Art must have no boundaries. “
Furlan is also based on her personal story when she portrayed Delan for five seasons Babylon 5. Her other notable genre roles also include Daniel Rousseau Lost and Silver Sable on Spider-Man: The animated series. However, her roles were not limited to science fiction and fantasy. She also appeared in NCIS, with film roles in With mom,, Twice Born,, The abandoned, and Circus Colombia.
Straczynski’s letter did not state the cause of Furlan’s death. However, it is mentioned that it has been in decline for some time. Superhero Hype extends its condolences to Furlan’s family, friends, colleagues and fans around the world.
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– Mira Furlan (@FurlanMira) January 22, 2021