Daniel von Bargen Hospitalized After Failed Suicide Attempt

More crazy and sad news from Hollywood this week. 😦

Thoughts and prayers go out to Chief Grady for a full and speedy recovery! ❤

Daniel von Bargen

From ABC News:

[Von Bargen]…shot himself in the temple with a Colt 38 gun on Monday. He called Hamilton County 911 after his attempt failed.

According to the call, Von Bargen shot himself to avoid going to the hospital. After the dispatcher asked if the shooting was accidental, von Bargen responded, “No, I was supposed to go to the hospital today, didn’t want to … well, I shot myself.”. Von Bargen is a diabetic and was supposed to have two of his toes amputated that day.

Actor Daniel von Bargen is famous for his roles as:

  • Commandant Edwin Spangler on Malcolm in the Middle (TV series)
  • Federal Agent Ellerby in The Majestic (movie)
  • Chief Grady in Super Troopers (movie)
  • Sheriff Cooley in O Brother, Where Art Thou? (movie)
  • Kruger on Seinfeld (TV series)
  • Warden Pendleton in Amistad (movie)
  • Theodore Hayes in G.I. Jane (movie)
  • Vladimir Radchenko in Crimson Tide (movie)

For a full list of roles, see IMDb.


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