On December 24, 2022, the world lost a beloved actor and advocate, Michael J. Cutt passed away. Michael J. Cutt will forever be remembered for his unforgettable performance in the 1997 box office smash Volcano, which cast him alongside Tommy Lee Jones and Anne Heche. Today let us take a moment to remember him for his life and legacy. Keep reading more
Who was Michael J. Cutt?
Michael J. Cutt was born in Toronto, Canada on April 13th, 1965. He is well-known for his role in the 1997 film Volcano starring alongside Tommy Lee Jones and Anne Heche where he played the character Dr. Ray Ramsey. Throughout his career he has acted in several projects including The Outer Limits, Millennium Park , Buffy the Vampire Slayer , Nash Bridges , The X-Files , The Practice , NYPD Blue , Charmed , Crossing Jordan , Six Feet Under , Criminal Minds and more recently a recurring role on NCIS: Los Angeles .
Cutt was also an advocate for helping people with disabilities gain access to better medical care and services which he publically spoke about through various interviews throughout his career. In 2018 he became an Ambassador for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation which raises money to help those living with spinal cord injuries or paralysis .
How did Michael J. Cutt die? What was the cause of Michael death?
In August Caitlin Lemaire, Michael J. Cutt’s daughter announced that her father had been diagnosed with a very aggressive brain tumor known as glioblastoma . Later that year it was reported that he had begun palliative chemotherapy and radiation treatments . Unfortunately it wasn’t enough to save him as he passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on December 24th of this year at the age of 57 years old .
Michael J. Cutt Obituary
Jay Anthony Franke confirmed the news in a social media post, which reads as follows: click here
His passing is mourned by many who knew him both personally and professionally including former co-stars like Anne Heche who took to Twitter to express her condolences : “My heart is broken today hearing of Michael J Cutts death…He was one of my first co stars.. We laughed so much during Volcano .. I will never forget him .. Rest In Peace Sweet Man”
Tributes Pour to Michael J. Cutt
I’m so sorry for your loss Jay Prayers go out to his family and friends. I remember him.
What. No, I’m sorry for Urs the cast and his family’s loss. I chatted with Michael once or twice a while back on messenger. R.I.P. Michael! Thinking of U, the cast, and his family during this tough time.
RIP Mr Garrison
Aww what ashame, very funny guy!!
R.I.P Mr Garrison
So 😞 lost for words he was so funny in the show especially with Micheal Cade (sly) rip Michael J. Cutt
Rest in peace
Michael J. Cutt will be remembered fondly by all who knew him – from friends to fans alike – for not just his successful acting career but also for his advocacy for those living with disabilities worldwide . It can be said without hesitation that the world lost an incredible person when we said goodbye to Michael J. Cutt on December 24th 2021 . May we always remember him fondly for all that he gave us during his lifetime !