Death of Irwin Keyes

March 16, 1952 - July 8, 2015
Playa del Rey, California | Age 63

Burly actor who played the bodyguard Hugo on "The Jeffersons"
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Irwin Keyes, who was Hugo the bodyguard on TV's "The Jeffersons" and had a long career playing villains and henchmen, died Wednesday in Southern California. He was 63.

Talent manager Travis Engle said Keyes died of complications from acromegaly, a hormonal disorder in which the pituitary gland produces excess growth hormone. The condition can cause changes in facial bone structure and lead to premature death.

Engle said Keyes had the disorder throughout...

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