Sad news for Weller fans. Speculation had been rife that the American actor best known for his role on the television series In Plain Sight, is about to announce his retirement from acting, at age 54, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 25/01/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being an actor isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being an actor just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.
For a little while on Sunday evening, #ThankYouFred was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.
“Fred Weller was unlike any other actor we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouFred”
— @universalObserver, 24 Jan 2021
“I thought Fred Weller retired about 5 years ago?!?”
— @millythom, 24 Jan 2021
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