Robert "Bobby" Spillane, the actor son of Irish American mobster Mickey Spillane, died Saturday (July 10) after accidentally falling from the sixth floor of his Hell's Kitchen apartment in New York.
Spillane, 45, was discovered by his brother, Michael, 46, around 8:00am on the sidewalk outside his Eighth Avenue apartment building
According to the New York Post, Spillane, who had recently undergone shoulder surgery and whose arm was in a sling, was leaning against a screen door when it gave way and he fell through the open window. He hit a tree on the down.
Michael was reportedly coming from Starbucks and saw his brother lying on the ground.
"Saturday Night Live" comedian Colin Quinn -- who produced Spillane's first play, "All Dolled Up," talked with detectives. Spillane had played various roles on the comedian's self-titled series, "The Colin Quinn Show."
Spillane also appeared in award-winning TV series "NYPD Blue," "Law and Order" and "Rescue Me."
Bobby was the youngest of Mickey Spillane's three kids. So sad. Sincere condolences to the Spillane family.
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