Sad news for Kassir fans. Speculation had been rife that the American actor best known as the voice of de the Cryptkeeper on the television series Tales from the Crypt, is about to announce his retirement from acting, at age 63, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 19/01/2021 : 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-comedian 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 Monday evening, #ThankYouJohn 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.
“John Kassir was unlike any other actor we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouJohn”
— @universalObserver, 18 Jan 2021
“Kassir wasn't retired?”
— @borisB0, 18 Jan 2021
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