A character actor best known for the mega-hit movie "Home Alone" and for TV shows including "Northern Exposure" and "Moonlighting" has died at the age of 87, according to the AP.
Roberts Blossom was living in a nursing home in Southern California. His daughter, Deborah, said he passed away from natural causes on July 8, 2011.
Blossom had a long career, including features such as "The Great Gatsby," "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," "Escape from Alcatraz" and "Resurrection." He was also a regular on the NBC soap opera "Another World."
He also starred on Broadway, and won three Obie Awards for his off-Broadway performances.
He played the neighbor, Old Man Marley, in the 1990 hit “Home Alone.”
Roberts Blossom and Macaulay Culkin in "Home Alone"