RIP Ricky Jay

Veteran character actor Ricky Jay passed away this weekend at the age of 72. Jay made his big screen debut in David Mamet’s 1987 con artist film “House Of Games” and became a regular presence in later Mamet films including Homicide, Heist, The Spanish Prisoner and Redbelt. He also appeared in such major films as Magnolia, Boogie Nights, and the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies. Ricky Jay also had a supporting role in the HBO series Deadwood as was an accomplished magician.

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