Miguel Ferrer, Star of 'NCIS: LA,' 'RoboCop' Dead at 61

The actor died after battling cancer.

After being featured on shows including "Magnum, P.I." and "CHiPs," Ferrer's actor's breakout role was as Bob Morton, the man who designed the experimental RoboCop cyborg, in 1987's "RoboCop." After "RoboCop," Ferrer went on to enjoy a successful TV career.

Ferrer didn't just work in front of the camera, but also lent his voice to characters in movies including "Mulan," "Rio 2," as well as "Superman: The Animated Series."

"NCIS: Los Angeles" showrunner R. Scott Gemmill issued a statement in which he called Ferrer "a beloved family member."

"Miguel was a man of tremendous talent who had a powerful dramatic presence on screen, a wicked sense of humor, and a huge heart," he said.

He is survived by his wife Lori, and sons Lukas and Rafi.