Sixty four year-old actor Michael McKean who starred in Laverne and Shirley as well as This Is Spinal Tap was struck by a car in New York and is recovering at a Manhattan hospital. According to the hospital McKean is in stable condition with lacerations to the head and a broken leg.
McKean’s publicist Harriet Sternberg said of the actors condition “He’ll be okay, hopefully he’ll be fine” and went on to say t’s hat right now “It’s pretty devastating”.
No charges are expected to be filed in the crash according to the police and two other people were also taken to the same hospital although their current status or our names remain unknown.
McKean was supposed to perform his latest Broadway role as”Dick Jensen”Wednesday night at Gore Vidal’s “The Best Man” at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre but now will end up missing his first curtain call in his 40+ year Theatre career.
Hopefully he recovers quickly and the others involved recovers as well.