"Titanic" actor David Warner, who played villainous characters with aplomb in movie franchises like "Tron," passed away over the weekend. The man was 80 years old

According to his family, Warner died of a cancer-related illness. According to his family, he approached his diagnosis with characteristic grace and dignity. During the past 18 months, he had been ill

His career spanned more than 50 years, featuring horror classics as well as Oscar winners; beloved animated series as well as Disney musicals.

In an interview with the AV Club in 2017, he acknowledged that he had influenced almost every genre of film.

The AV Club quoted him as saying, "I've done war pictures, Westerns, sci-fi ... I haven't been in 'Harry Potter,' 'Lord Of The Rings,' or 'Game Of Thrones.' 

The truth is that I haven't been able to accomplish those big ones, as much as I would have liked. In spite of that, well, that's just part of the show business.

Warner began his career on stage after studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He appeared alongside Helen Mirren, Judi Dench, and Diana Rigg in the 1968 film adaptation.

"We, his family, and friends will miss him dearly and will remember him as a kind-hearted, compassionate, and generous man, partner, and father whose work touched so many lives."

For more stories and news, please visit our website. Click on the link below to visit our website. We appreciate you taking the time to read our storie