Actor Joe Flaherty Dies at 82

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Joe Flaherty, known for his roles in “SCTV” and “Freaks and Geeks,” passed away at 82. His daughter confirmed the news, praising his love for classic movies. Flaherty’s impressions and original characters on “SCTV” earned acclaim. Martin Short honored him as a comedy genius and close friend. Beginning in Pittsburgh, Flaherty performed with comedy greats like John Belushi and Bill Murray before joining “SCTV.” He appeared in various TV shows and films, showcasing his talent. Flaherty chose to spend his final days at home. His legacy as a loving father and comedic icon lives on, deeply missed by many.