Obituary: Roberts Blossom

Actor Roberts Blossom (b. 1924) died on July 8. Blossom may be best known as the elderly neighbor in the first Home Alone film. His genre roles included parts in Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Christine, Slaughterhouse-Five, Northern Exposure, and multiple episodes of The Twilight Zone and Amazing Stories. As a playwright, Blossom won four Obie Awards.