Rest in peace, 'Frasier' star John Mahoney who died at 77.

John Mahoney, who you may remember as the cranky dad on the hit show "Frasier," has died. Mahoney was 77.

He passed away Sunday in Chicago after a brief hospitalization. The cause of death was not immediately provided.

In "Frasier," the hit "Cheers" spinoff that aired from 1993 to 2004, Mahoney played Martin Crane, a disabled ex-policeman who parked himself in a battered old armchair in Frasier's chic Seattle living room.

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